8:32 PM EST, Mon December 22, 2014

Fantasy Update

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Byron Scott intends to start Ed Davis and Ronnie Price for at least another 8-to-13 games, as he's been pleased with the early returns of his lineup change.
Orange County Register Dec 16, 2014
Boozer steps up for Lakers after demotion

Boozer steps up for Lakers after demotion

When Byron Scott announced Dec. 6 that he was demoting veterans Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin, the stated purpose was to improve the defense of the starting unit. What went unsaid, however, was the hope of the first-year Lakers coach that his moves...
Los Angeles Times Dec 16, 2014

Carlos Boozer, Jeremy Lin respond differently to losing starting jobs

It wasn't a pretty sight when Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer lost their starting jobs.

Boozer, defense not a great fit with Lakers

When Carlos Boozer suited up for the Utah Jazz, he was never the best defender, especially in pick and roll situations, or defending someone straight up in the post. But when Boozer was with the Jazz, he was such a prominent offensive weapon, he was able to overcome that. Jerry Sloan may have been upset with his effort defensively, on many levels, but it’s hard to sit a guy averaging close to 20 points and 10 rebounds per game. In the years since he became a former Jazzman, Boozer’s offensiv...

Byron Scott has no plans to clear air with benched Boozer

EL SEGUNDO – Byron Scott is not budging in the standoff between he and veteran power forward Carlos Boozer. Two days after benching Boozer for defensive reasons, Scott brushed aside Boozer’s comments that he had a “different opinion” about...

Why Scott benched Carlos Boozer

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott made a decision on Sunday to move Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin to the bench and promote Ed Davis and Ronnie ...
Los Angeles Times Dec 8, 2014

Lakers' Carlos Boozer says demotion to bench was a surprise

It was at least 45 minutes after the Lakers completed practice Monday before Carlos Boozer shared his thoughts about being demoted from the starting lineup in Sunday's game against New Orleans, along with point guard Jeremy Lin.
Benching doesn't sit well with Lakers' Boozer

Benching doesn't sit well with Lakers' Boozer

EL SEGUNDO – For the first time in his 13-year NBA career, Carlos Boozer finds himself sharing the bench with role players, rookies and the towel-waving Robert Sacre, while waiting for his name to be called. A starter his entire career, Boozer...

Lakers' Carlos Boozer frustrated by being benched

Carlos Boozer chose not to speak to the media after the Lakers' 104-87 loss Sunday night to the New Orleans Pelicans.

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