Only one starting position remains in play as the Lakers begin a final stretch of practices before Thursday’s season opener against the Clippers.
“I just want to be on the court and make a difference. … I’m going to hustle, play defense, grab rebounds and do all the dirty work that gets me on the court,” Nance said.
Starting “is up to Luke” Walton, his coach.
Nance’s advantage goes beyond the rib muscle injury that former first-round pick Julius Randle sustained in Friday’s preseason finale, a 111-104 victory over the…