Earl Watson

Lakers' Ivica Zubac wants to face league's top centers

Lakers' Ivica Zubac wants to face league's top centers

At some point, Lakers Coach Luke Walton wants to get Ivica Zubac into the starting lineup to see how his rookie does against some of the NBA’s top centers.

When that time comes, Zubac is ready.

“I would like to play against starters,” Zubac said. “Just play my game and try to keep myself out of foul trouble, play hard. I think I can play against every center in this league. Just want to prove myself I’m in the best league in the world for a reason.”

Zubac became a regular part of the rotation on Jan. 12, for the Lakers’ 43rd game of the season. Since then Zubac has had three double-doubles and scored in double figures seven...

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