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
The Lakers open their preseason schedule on Monday in San Diego against the
Davis may also get time at power forward.
The Lakers are grooming first-year players Jabari Brown, Roscoe Smith and
In addition to Young, both
When healthy, Henry may be able to serve as the backup to Johnson at small forward.
Bryant is another option at the three, rotating over the course of a game with players like Ellington, Clarkson or even Lin at the two. On Friday, Lin also got some time practicing at small forward -- despite standing just 6 feet 3.
While Randle may eventually show he can play minutes at the three, he's still learning the
Rotations tend to extend to 10-12 players through the exhibition season. Over time, Scott is going to need to settle on a rotation of eight to 10.
Unfortunately for the Lakers, that's not going to include Young and his high-volume scoring.