Byron Scott Says He Is Getting Close To Making Lineup Changes

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With the Los Angeles Lakers getting off to a terrible 3-13 start this season, it only makes sense that Byron Scott would start switching things up in an effort to turn things around. He originally said that he would wait about 15 games before making any changes, and now that time looks to be nearing.

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According to Bill Oram of the OC Register, Scott said he is getting close to making lineup changes, though it won’t be in tonight’s game against the Toronto Raptors:

Though he declined to say which changes he is considering making in the upcoming games, there are a couple of possibilities.

The most obvious one and the one fans have been calling for is to insert Ed Davis into the starting lineup in place of Carlos Boozer. Davis is the team’s best defender and has earned himself the chance to play more minutes, provided he can stay out of foul trouble.

Another possibility would be replacing Wesley Johnson in the lineup. Scott could insert Nick Young or if he wants to keep him coming off the bench, could go with Wayne Ellington, the team’s best shooter.

A Ronnie Price-Jeremy Lin swap could also be considered as Lin’s offense could help the bench unit, and maybe Scott will look to get the rookie Jordan Clarkson some more minutes. With the Lakers set to embark on a three-game road trip after tonight’s game, changes could be on the way.

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