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Lakers evaluate young big men in 127-117 loss to Thunder
Lakers evaluate young big men in 127-117 loss to Thunder

The already forgettable Lakers season took another bizarre turn to nowhere when Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill sat on the bench an entire game. Boozer then said he was told by Coach Byron Scott he'd be sitting out "four or five games" so the Lakers could evaluate their young big men. Tanks a lot? The Lakers, of course, lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder without Boozer and Hill, who had combined averages of 24.5 points and 15 rebounds per game. The final score Tuesday, 127-117, showed an utter lack of defense by the Lakers, a sad reality on the night Jordan Clarkson had 30 points and seven assists. The more he plays, the more he looks like the Lakers' future at point...

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