With the departure of Mark Gasol, the Lakers have only 13 guaranteed contracts, and therefore two places on their roster.
Therefore, Los Angeles will test players who are likely to collect the last two folding positions during his rotation and Athletic announces that it starts with Kenneth Faried, who will be tested this week.
At 31, the former crazy dog of the Nuggets, Nets and Rockets could thus complete the club’s internal rotation, behind Anthony Davis, Dwight Howard and DeAndre Jordan. Present with the Blazers’ Summer League team, in any case he showed that he still had that much energy, averaging 5.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in an average of 19 minutes during the challenging summer league in Las Vegas. Vegas.
The problem is that Kenneth Faried has not played a real NBA game since 2019, his chances have dropped quickly in the league, even though he was part of the US World Champion team in 2014, even incorporating the top five in the competition, and this is not far from reaching the 2016 Olympic Games.