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The Lakers have, to say the least, a complex set of questions facing them this season. They include health, personality and now, a wonky configuration super heavy on guards and very light on wings. Wednesday, Darvin Ham and Rob Pelinka will meet the media in the traditional pre-training camp press conference, and will likely get lots of questions about all of this stuff. How they respond will provide some early clues on what's in store for the Lakers this year. Are they going to try to find ways to get everyone on the floor, or are some players who would expect to play going to be disappointed? What about all those, um, vibrant personalities?
Are there more moves coming? How does Pelinka view the current roster? A work in progress (slow as it may be) or something close to the final version?
Certainly this year's team has the opportunity to be better, if players can stay healthy, but is there something out there capable of pushing the team to the top of the conference?
And what about individual player roles? Someone like Austin Reaves, who saw considerable playing time as a rookie and was damn near the only positive thing about last season, could profile as a starter/closer/critical rotation player. He could also find himself on the bench for long stretches, depending on how Ham plays his rotation, how small the Lakers go, how well he performs (obviously) and the performance of others.
Soooooooo many questions as the Lakers get close to the opening of training camp next week.
HOSTS: Andy and Brian Kamenetzky
SEGMENT 1: What questions do you have for Darvin Ham and Rob Pelinka?
SEGMENT 2: Are more moves coming for a team that still feels incomplete?
SEGMENT 3: Is Austin Reaves a potential starter, or might he actually land outside the regular rotation?
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