The Los Angeles Lakers are turning the web page again to what aided them within the highway to the 2020 NBA Championship as four-time MVP LeBron James is ready to host a three-day minicamp for his teammates in Las Vegas beginning Friday, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
James initially orchestrated a minicamp previous to the Lakers scheduled coaching camp hosted earlier than the 2019-20 season; serving as a brief interval of integration to the roster for then just lately acquired Anthony Davis. The four-time champion is seeking to mirror that success following the offseason acquisitions of Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and a myriad of different acquainted veterans.
Though coaching camp is approaching, this offers the staff a weekend to iron out the kinks and to develop upon their chemistry away from the Lakers facility
LeBron James organizing Lakers staff minicamp in Las Vegas forward of coaching camp – an identical chemistry-building operate to the one hosted earlier than the 2020 title season. Particulars: pic.twitter.com/Z9c4JnSW1E
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 22, 2021
Together with the aforementioned Westbrook and Anthony, the Lakers can undertaking vital roles for brand spanking new arrivals corresponding to Wayne Ellington, Kendrick Nunn, Malik Monk and Trevor Ariza subsequent season. Subsequently, at the least half of the Lakers’ revamped rotation shall be taking part in for the Lakers—and as a teammate of superstars LeBron, Russ or AD—for the primary time of their careers.
The Lakers official coaching camp will open on Sep. 28 with preseason tipping off on Oct. 3.