The interim coach plays 4-on-4 basketball to get ready for showtime.
Thybulle will become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2022-23 season.
Jackson was in a preseason battle with five-time All-Star John Wall for the starting point guard nod.
The 6-foot-9 wing will be tasked with defending the opposition’s best perimeter scorers and adding versatility and athleticism to the starting unit.
“We haven’t seen anything like this before, and we won’t see anything after that. He’s one of a kind. ... The league is going to be in trouble for the next 15 years,” Batum told Yahoo Sports.
The Lakers’ ownership group, led by Jeanie Buss, believes deeply in management and the coach being in alignment on one vision.
“I think the misperception of me is that I’m this angry monster that just goes around bullying people, beating people up, uncoachable, and a cancer in the locker room. I think it’s all false,” Cousins told Yahoo Sports.
“Clyde wanted to see me win in Portland,” Lillard told Yahoo Sports of his conversations with Drexler. “But he told me to do what I had to do to be happy. He also said, ‘Hold the organization accountable.’ ”
Darvin Ham will look to utilize Davis as the No. 1 offensive option to aid in minimizing the workload of LeBron James.