Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers’ Best Options with No. 34 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers struck gold on the night of the lottery when their fourth-worst record in the NBA turned into the No. 2 draft pick.

But there is also real value in the team’s No. 27 and No. 34 selections. One only need remember last year’s draft night for proof of this fact.

The Lakers purchased the Washington Wizards’ No. 46 pick and promptly used it to choose Jordan Clarkson—a 6’5” ball-handling guard from Missouri.

And over the course of an otherwise dismal season, the sleeper guard became a genuine hit—Clarkson made the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Could lightning strike twice in this year’s second round?

There are a plethora of possibilities for the Lakers’ No. 34 pick—some, of course, are better than others.

The one thing management shouldn’t do, however, is to simply sell it.

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