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Lakers

A look at the Lakers’ roster for the 2014-15 season

Kobe Bryant, Carlos Boozer
Lakers star Kobe Bryant, left, talks to power forward Carlos Boozer during the second half of an exhibition game against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.
(Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

LAKERS ROSTER

Starters

(Pos; Name; No.; Age; Year; PPG; RPG; APG;)

PG; Jeremy Lin; 17; 26; 5; 12.5; 2.6; 4.1;

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Houston begged the Lakers to take him. They happily did.

SG; Kobe Bryant; 24; 36; 19; 13.1; 4.3; 6.3;

What’s left to say? Everybody will be watching him.

SF; Wesley Johnson; 11; 27; 5; 9.1; 4.4; 1.6;

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Disappeared for long stretches too often last season.

PF; Carlos Boozer; 5; 32; 13; 13.7; 8.3; 1.6;

Like Lin, trying to rejuvenate his career after subpar 2013-14.

C; Jordan Hill; 27; 27; 6; 9.7; 7.4; 0.8;

Energy guy awarded a whopping $9-million contract this season.

Reserves

Guards;

Jordan Clarkson; 6; 22; R; 17.5; 3.8; 3.4; (Missouri)

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A curiosity piece until he injured his calf. Lakers like him, though.

Wayne Ellington; 2; 26; 6; 3.2; 1.0; 0.4;

Just happy to be here.

Steve Nash; 10; 40; 19; 6.8; 1.9; 5.7;

Won’t play this season because of back problems.

Ronnie Price; 9; 31; 10; 2.4; 1.4; 2.1;

Fourth-string point guard already pressed into major exhibition action.

Forwards;

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Xavier Henry; 7; 23; 5; 10.0; 2.7; 1.2;

Hard-charging style fun to watch ... when he’s not injured.

Ryan Kelly; 4; 23; 2; 8.0; 3.7; 1.6;

Lakers need his outside touch but he has two hamstring injuries.

Julius Randle; 30; 19; R; 15.0; 10.4; 1.4; (Kentucky);

Seventh overall pick still learning a lot about NBA game.

Nick Young; 0; 29; 8; 17.9; 2.6; 1.5;

Will certainly put up shots upon returning from thumb injury in a month.

Centers;

Ed Davis; 21; 25; 5; 5.7; 4.1; 0.4;

Not known for offense but is team’s best — and only? — shot-blocker.

Robert Sacre; 50; 25; 3; 5.4; 3.9; 0.8;

Team cheerleader always in a good mood.

All statistics from 2013-14 season.


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