Los Angeles D-Fenders

Lakers' Ivica Zubac is effective as well as a ‘bit tired’

Lakers' Ivica Zubac is effective as well as a ‘bit tired’

Unlike the last two Lakers games in which he played, Ivica Zubac got meaningful minutes with the Lakers on Sunday.

That was part of a plan. 

“We’ve been talking as a staff to try and find some way to get Zu some minutes,” Lakers Coach Luke Walton said. “We feel like he’s earned them. He’s been busting his butt in the D-League games for us.

“In practice he looked really good. In the games, every time he gets an opportunity he looks good. It’s only right — when someone’s working like that and playing like that — to try and get him some minutes when the opportunity...

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