Jeremy Lamb to Assume Sixth Man Duties?
But (Jeremy) Lamb’s lack of NBA experience won’t last long. He’s about to get thrown into the fire.
Already slated to slide into an important bench role, Lamb is now the team’s likely Sixth Man. Russell Westbrook’s injury and early season absence should bump Reggie Jackson into the starting point guard role, meaning Lamb will serve as the second-unit’s primary scoring option.
“(Lamb’s play) is going to be a little bit more magnified now that Russ is out,” Durant said. “But he’s ready. I know he’s ready.”