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Previewing the L.A. Lakers' 5 Biggest Training Camp Battles

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Previewing the L.A. Lakers' 5 Biggest Training Camp Battles
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The major names on the Los Angeles Lakers are already known. We know which players will play prominent roles on this team. But while we know the players that will be contributing, we don't exactly know the roles they'll be occupying.

That's where training camp comes in. It will provide Los Angeles the perfect opportunity to assess its parts and see what will work best. Who will start while Howard is out recovering from back surgery? Who's going to be the team's best shooting option off the bench? Which players are expendable?

Those are all legitimate questions coming into the season and training camp is the time to get the answers. So here's a look at the Lakers' five biggest battles as we head into training camp.

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