L.A. Lakers Players Who Will Make a Big Jump in 2015-16

October 26th, 2015 by David Murphy Leave a reply »

Giant steps are needed for a Los Angeles Lakers team trying to find its way back to prominence. In some cases, it’s a matter of developing embryonic talent, and in others, it’s about partaking in the free-agent market.

And then there’s the players who seem poised for a breakout season—either the next evolutionary jump in their matriculation process, an improvement from what might have seemed like a lost cause or simply an unexpected gift.

Three current members of the purple and gold brigade offer intriguing examples of those potential betterment arcs.


Jordan Clarkson

Jordan Clarkson represented a potential sleeper hit when the Lakers drafted him at No. 46 in 2014, purchasing the rights to the pick from the Washington Wizards.

The athletic 6’5” prospect from Tulsa and Missouri felt he had something to prove after slipping deep into the second round.

“I got a chip on my shoulder from the draft,” he said, per Trevor Wong of Lakers.com. “I’m just going to come in and work.”

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