“He’s doing the best he can to stay in rhythm and to stay in shape,” Lakers coach Darvin Ham said last week, via McMenamin. “But it’s nothing like NBA basketball and being in an NBA setting. So, once he gets here, we’ll be able to throw him right into the deep end of the pool and see how he responds.
“But Dennis is a high, high level player, super-duper competitor and takes great care of himself. So, it should be a quick turnaround for him getting into a rhythm.”
- Guard Juan Toscano-Anderson suffered a quad contusion in the preseason loss to the Timberwolves, via Mike Trudell of Lakers.com. The injury isn’t expected to be serious.
- Extension talks between the Warriors and guard Jordan Poole aren’t expected to be impacted by Poole’s altercation with forward Draymond Green at practice, per Anthony Slater of The Athletic. “It doesn’t change our feelings on it,” GM Bob Myers said.
- In case you missed it, a video on the incident was released and posted by TMZ. You can view the full post here.
“We just been working on my lob throws. I’ve never threw lobs before, so I’ve been working on ’em,” Edwards said, via Dane Moore. “It’s very effective. Him rollin, KAT poppin, teams don’t know how to guard us because he creates a great highway to the rim.”