D’Angelo Russell will be the Lakers’ starting point guard in the 2023-2024 season
The Lakers put together a good team during the offseason ahead of the 2023-24 season Of the NBA and they have two guards who are good enough to be starters in the league in D’Angelo Russell and Gabe Vincent.
For this reason, coach Darvin Hamm has decided who will be the starting point guard for the Angelenos. The strategist announced in a press conference that Russell is the starting point guard for the Lakers.
“He’s our starting point guard,” Hamm said of Russell. “At the end of the day, we wouldn’t be where we are without D’Angelo Russell.”
“D-Lo,” as PG is known, signed a two-year, $37 million extension to remain with the Lakers after arriving at the end of the 2022-23 season in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves. AndIn 17 regular season games he played with the Gold and Purple, he averaged 17.4 points, 6.1 assists and 2.9 rebounds..
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Final place in the Lakers’ quintet
With the Nets, Warriors and Timberwolves set to be the starting point for the point guard, the Lakers’ five-man lineup is taking a bigger shape. So far, Los Angeles’ starting five has another hole to fill because only LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Austin Reeves and Russell are confirmed.
The candidates fighting to be the team’s other striker are Rui Hachimurawho finished well last season, and Jared VanderbiltHe is a defense specialist who can monitor from “2” to “5”.
The advantage is that The coach will have a pre-season period to determine the starting lineup. The Lakers will face the Warriors (2), Nets, Kings, Bucks and Suns before the start of the regular season.
So far, the Lakers have Mosques,Davis,Reeves, RussellVincent, Hachimura, Vanderbilt, Christian woodJalen Hood-Schifino, Cam Reddish, Jason thereMax Christie, Taurean Prince, Colin Castleton, Alex Fudge, Damion Bowe, my silence Pippin SonMaxwell Lewis, Vincent Valerio Boudon and Demoy Hodge.