The Lakers play at Dallas on Saturday before having a couple of days off in front of a back-to-back next week at New Orleans and Minnesota entering the All-Star break.
Thomas and coach Luke Walton reportedly had dinner on Friday to discuss his role and expectations with the Lakers. However, they made a big trade before the National Basketball Association trade deadline, which sent Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Lakers also received a top-three protected 2018 first-round pick.
In their last game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Lakers were able to win easily, as both Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook sat out with ankle injuries.
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A DPRK taekwondo demonstration team has also come to demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art during the Winter Olympics. Pyongyang has been steadfastly opposed to the joint military drills, describing them as preparations for invasion.
Last season for the Boston Celtics, he averaged 28.9 points while shooting 46.3 percent from the field.
Walton will be tasked with meshing Thomas into a lineup that also includes rookie Lonzo Ball (10.2 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 7.1 apg), who hasn't played since mid-January with a sprained MCL, and shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (13.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg). Now, here we go again with these new reports about the Lakers ball player. We don't know when he's coming back. "But when we get out-rebounded by 20, let them get in transition and pretty much feel comfortable the entire game, that's what's going to allow them to cut our lead and win the game". Although, he also said he wants to help L.A. any way he can. This is what I've been doing in terms of my regimen of when I work out.' All those things - we didn't have anybody to teach Lonzo anything.