Lakers News: LeBron James Plays PG, Anthony Davis Center in Crunch-Time Lineup – Bleacher Report

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LeBron James (L) and Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers arrive for a photo shoot during Lakers Media day in El Segundo, California on September 27, 2019. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)


The Los Angeles Lakers practiced late-game situations with LeBron James running the point and Anthony Davis handling the 5 on Thursday, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.

James offered his comments after the session.

“I mean, we have so many different lineup packages that we can probably go to throughout the course of the season.

“So we’re just trying out a few things now in practice — going with smaller lineups, going with bigger lineups, going with quicker lineups, going with slower lineups. But that’s the luxury of having our personnel, we have the ability to do multiple things. So, that’s what practice is all about, being able to work on those things.”

Per McMenamin, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel pitted the starters and reserves in a late-game scenario in which the backups led 99-96 with two minutes left.

James committed a few turnovers during that stretch, but a few bright spots appeared. Notably, Davis got the ball numerous time

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