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Kobe Bryant Injury Update: "Expect Jodie Meeks to Start"

What would a fantastic preseason from the Lakers be without another game without a starter? According to Mike Trudell, Laker fans should brace themselves for Jodie Meeks to start in place for Kobe Bryant.

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At the very least, it gives Jodie Meeks another chance to gather playing time with the starters, which will help his role as the spot-up specialist to continue to develop. As we've been saying here, the bench is having a hard time scoring as a unit. Placing him with four other starters should help him find his way.

Hey, at least Jordan Hill should make his return. Glass half full people!