Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Says LeBron James Is LA’s Only Guaranteed Starter

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21:  Lakers' GM Rob Pelinka attends a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks at Staples Center on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

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General manager Rob Pelinka is making one thing clear: No one—except for LeBron James—is safe.

Pelinka told reporters at his Wednesday press conference that James is the Lakers‘ only guaranteed starter heading into the 2018-19 season.

The question of who will start for L.A. is undoubtedly a loaded one, especially when it comes to Lonzo Ball. The Lakers signed veteran point guard Rajon Rondo this summer, a clear sign they’ll be having an open competition at that spot. Rondo has been a regular starter in 11 of his 12 NBA seasons.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

July 11, 2018 at 11:46AM


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