May 30, 2024

Lakers Injury Update: Draymond Green’s Starting Position Against LA

Given that Golden State has a weak defense and that players like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in particular are no longer the defensive players they once were, your Los Angeles Lakers have some favorable matchups offensively when they play the Golden State Warriors today.

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Draymond Green, though, is still useful on that end of the court because he is a flexible defender who can guard LeBron James as well as Anthony Davis.

Jovan Buha of The Athletic recently wrote the following regarding the issue, despite the fact that he has been playing off the bench lately:

Draymond is back to being able to start, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr, but he hasn’t said whether or not we’ll see that tonight.

Expect a lot of him whether or not he starts, though, as he’s their best defensive option against Davis and James’ two-man combination.

Green played 31 minutes in their most recent game, a defeat to the Sacramento Kings, significantly more than starting players Dario

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