Not to mention that potato head is a adamant at having Jamison at the 3.
Mike Brown already said he had 2 bench lineups he wanted to run, one with which Jamison would be the 4 and one where Jamison would be the 3. Which he was intending to run with Hill playing the 4/5 position depending. Hill went down in the first game of the pre-season.
Because of this he had to run bench lineups, and the bench struggled so greatly he came to the conclusion he'll have to run more starters with the bench which clodded things up while also making Sacre's role more important to the team.
Well Hill got injured the first pre-season game so he had to run different lineups. We have yet to really see the bench lineup in cohesiveness in full strength and Sacre wouldn't even be being considered for any kind of 14th player contract.
But because Hill, Howard(at the time) and Clark were down, Sacre is the only other guy left, so he gets his 14th spot on principle alone. The Lakers aren't signing the 14th spot on talent and who is better for the job they are basing it on a need because every other 'size' option or rebounder(aside from Dwight right now) is out of commission and they needed him as a backup plan.
Jordan Hill and Earl Clark WERE the backup plans initially. But both are currently out. That's the ONLY reason Sacre makes this team.
Edited by Majesty, October 22, 2012 - 04:37 PM.