Jordan Clarkson Rumors

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One deviation to the plan could be having Kobe Bryant take over a larger role when the game starts to slip away, but both he and the five-time champion agree that it is better to let the young Lakers — like Randle, D’Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson — grow through adversity. “If (Bryant) tries to take over every single time, it’s not gonna do them any good,” Scott said. “You’ve got to see what they’re made of. When the game’s on the line … you’ve got to see what they’re made of.”
Los Angeles Lakers starting guard Jordan Clarkson suffered a shoulder injury during his team’s 136-97 preseason loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, placing his status for next week’s regular-season opener in question. “Obviously [the injury] puts a damper on the way we want to start the season,” Lakers coach Byron Scott said. “It might be without [Clarkson], next Wednesday, so we’ll just have to wait and see.”