Back spasms sidelined
On Friday night,
"It's tough, because [I] haven't played in a while, a little rusty Everything went pretty fast for me," Kaman said after the game. "I had a hard time coming back, trying to slow things down."
The veteran center finished with six points and three rebounds in 16½ minutes, helping the Lakers counter Wolves big men
Kaman even made the defensive play of the game, stopping a three-on-one break by blocking
"I didn't want to give up the layup," said Kaman. "So I went after it."
It's unclear if Kaman will be a regular part of D'Antoni's rotation, but Friday was a positive step forward.
"I think Rob [Sacre] has done a good job so far this year," said Kaman. "Obviously
Kaman signed with the Lakers as a free agent in July. He expected a bigger role.
Through 14 appearances, Kaman is averaging 8.1 points a game on 50% shooting from the field.