Getting traded was old hat to Tyler Ennis by the time the Houston Rockets sent him to the Lakers.
It was the third time he’d been traded in his three NBA seasons. This move, though, offered the kind of opportunity for Ennis that the other didn’t. On a team filled with young players, he was just one more trying to figure out what he would be in the NBA.
“When I got here [in February] they told me I was going to have a chance to go out and play,” Ennis, 22, said. “I know it wasn’t going to be given to me with all the guards and the young players that were here. So I just tried to come out and show what I could do.”
Ennis has found a rhythm lately. He started in place of...