Sacre had racked up a slew of DNPs in recent weeks, while Clarkson had been firmly behind Price and
Clarkson had played sparingly after being a second-round draft pick last June.
"I just thought it was time, to be honest with you," Scott said. "He's been out here for 40-something games now…I just want to see him in a bigger role."
Clarkson is from San Antonio and several of his friends and family members were expected to be at the game.
The Lakers' other starters Friday will be