MILWAUKEE — Somehow the days get even more unpredictable for
He went 10 games in a row without getting off the bench, then started for the
He also voiced his displeasure that day with this season, saying he "can't wait till it's over," a shot at Coach
That was the easy part for
He did not travel with the Lakers the day before Thursday's game against the
"To see that from Chris, that was big,"
Kaman should expect to start again Friday in Minnesota against the
Kaman didn't shoot badly Thursday, making six of 12 attempts, but he had three turnovers and looked fatigued at times.
"He had a long day, so I'm sure he was a little bit tired," D'Antoni said.
Where's your point?
Bazemore, the Lakers' point guards these days, didn't have great games against Milwaukee.
They combined for 14 points, 10 turnovers, nine assists and seven fouls.
"They forced things," D'Antoni said. "A lot of times when you don't put in the necessary energy, you try to take shortcuts on offense also.
"What happens is you drive it into a crowd, you lose it, miss a couple [open] guys, then they want to take it and then they screw up too. It wasn't a good flow all night."
Marshall had five points and made only two of seven shots, continuing his downward accuracy trend. He was shooting 32.9% this month before Thursday and was only 39.8% last month.
He shot 43.5% in January and was at 57.1% accuracy in four December games.
D'Antoni remembers an ill-fated game here from his playing career.
"First time I ever started an
D'Antoni averaged 3.3 points and 1.9 assists in 130 games with three teams from 1973-77.