Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Will Come Off Bench in Lakers Debut vs. Mavericks

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Bleacher Report—In his first game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday against the Dallas Mavericks, guard Isaiah Thomas will reportedly come off the bench, according to ESPN.com's Chris Haynes. The Lakers acquired Thomas, Channing Frye and a 2018 first-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers prior to Thursday's trade deadline in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports...

Isaiah Thomas to come off bench vs. Mavericks in Lakers debut. Isaiah Thomas will come off the bench when he makes his Los Angeles Lakers debut ?Saturday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Lakers coach Luke Walton confirmed Saturday afternoon to reporters that he did not plan to make any changes to his starting lineup. Walton and Thomas had dinner together in Dallas on Friday and discussed expectations and roles, sources told ESPN. The plan is for Thomas to eventually work himself into position to join the...