The Lakers finally had a successful summer. They not only got a star, but they added talented pieces around him. With the signings of DeMarcus Cousins, Avery Bradley, Danny Green, and others, the team is primed to make a long post-season run next year.
In regards to how the lineup might look in this new revamped era in L.A., rumors were circulating that we might see LeBron James take over the starting point guard role for the team.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel quickly shot down those claims.
“There’s no decisions made on our starting lineup, no imminent plan to start LeBron at the point guard spot,” Vogel said via MSN.com. “A lot of different lineups and combinations have been discussed, but it’s really way too early for any of that.”
It is no secret that the Lakers are still putting some final finishing touches on the roster. But what they have now in terms of point guard depth is nothing to brag about — Rajon Rondo, Alex Caruso, and Quinn Cook.
If they do not find a more reliable option, Bron might not have a choice but to run the point next season.
Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see how a 35-year-old LeBron adjusts to a new roster and a changed league dynamic. Even if the Lakers are still figuring things out, something tells me that LeBron will be ready to go when the time comes.