Before the 2021-22 season, the Los Angeles Lakers have a lot of new faces in the building. This off-season, LeBron James and Rob Pelinka reshaped essentially the entire roster. Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Kent Bazemore, Dwight Howard, Kendrick Nunn, Malik Monk, Rajon Rondo, Trevor Ariza, Wayne Ellington, and a few others were added to the Lakers’ roster. Meanwhile, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Talen Horton-Tucker are the only players from last year’s team who are still with the Lakers. Talk about a complete makeover. The Lakers have already practiced several times in preparation for the 2021-22 season. So far, LeBron has been impressed by Nunn, Bazemore, and Jordan. All three players appear to have a chance to play a significant role for the Lakers this season.
“I’d say K. Nunn (Kendrick Nunn), Baze (Kent Bazemore), and DJ [DeAndre Jordan],” LeBron said of the three players who have impressed him thus far, according to Yahoo Sports . Nunn, Bazemore, and Jordan will be key contributors for the Lakers this season and next. Jordan, in particular, should assist the Lakers in returning to their bully-ball style of play. This season, the Lakers intend to play Anthony Davis at the five and LeBron at the four more frequently. Russell Westbrook will also play in the starting lineup. Frank Vogel now has to figure out who will fill the other two starting spots.
At the start of the season, the Lakers are likely to shuffle their lineups a lot. The Lakers begin the season on Oct.
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