After falling to the
One of the bright spots so far this season has been the play of
Now Henry is the Lakers' starting small forward and a link so far to the team's success.
In the Lakers' two wins, Henry shot 61.5% and 45.5% from the field. In the three losses, he shot 36.4%, 25% and -- while taking a knee to the forehead that required nine stitches -- 0-6 from the field against the
All told, Henry is shooting 54.2% shooting in victories and 24% in losses.
The 6-foot-6 guard/forward has also averaged 6.6 free-throw attempts a game, although he's converted just 57.6% from the line.
While he scored just five against the Mavericks, he's averaging 12.4 points a game while shooting 38.8% from the field overall.
The sample size is small but Henry has suddenly become one of the most important Lakers this season -- at least until