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Lakers rotation will need to adjust to loss of Nick Young
Lakers rotation will need to adjust to loss of Nick Young

The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb. Through a number of training camp scrimmages, Young served as a primary scorer at small forward on the Lakers' second unit. With opening night less than four weeks away, Coach Byron Scott is going to need to figure out a workable rotation without Young. The Lakers open their preseason schedule on Monday in San Diego against the Denver Nuggets. The team lists the probable starters as Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Wesley Johnson, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill. Jeremy Lin will presumably back up...

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