Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Lakers Newcomer This Season

The Los Angeles Lakers reshuffled their deck this offseason, re-signing several players from last season's team while also bringing in new talent.

Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson will shore up the backcourt, while Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis will be jockeying for minutes in a suddenly crowded frontcourt rotation.

Each of these fresh faces has a role that suits their game best, but on this roster they may be either stretched too far or bottled up entirely.

Let's take a look at each of the new guys individually and set some expectations on their play for the 2014-15 campaign.

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