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Not so fast on the starting lineup for the Kings
Keith Smart said not to read too much into the starting lineup tomorrow night for the preseason finale.
And not to read too much into what he says after a game.
“Take with a grain of salt what I say right after a game,” Smart said. “Because that was in the moment and the question was asked then. And we have five days before we have to make a decision to get ready for Chicago. We just want to make sure the guys that are playing do the right thing every single time they are on the floor."
Smart said Monday in Phoenix the starting lineup tomorrow against the Lakers in San Diego would start the season opener at Chicago.
That's not the case now. Or maybe it will be. Only Smart knows.
One thing Smart is certain he wants is more diversity on the floor at one time.
"I don’t want to have this year too many guys that can score on the floor at the same time," Smart said. "Granted I’m going to need it at times but I don’t want to have it too much. I wan to have the role guys in the lineup at any given time to be able to defend certain spots at certain times of the game."