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  1. Los Angeles Lakers' Paper-Thin Wing Depth Waiting to Be ExposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | BleacherReport

    ... because no coach has that kind of patience. And certainly not Byron Scott. Between them, Xavier Henry and Wesley Johnson entered the NBA steeped in scalding-hot hype. Save for a few stretches last season, however, neither has come remotely close to ...

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  2. Top 5 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Lakers Won't Make the Playoffs This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... uncertain production to continue. Mix this in alongside other inconsistent players such as Xavier Henry and Wesley Johnson, as well as new pieces such as an aging Carlos Boozer and an unproven Julius Randle, and it is clear the overall offensive ...

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  3. What Are LA Lakers Looking for with Final Offseason Moves?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... For a team already packed with reclamation projects, redemption-seeking veterans and career nomads - from Wesley Johnson and Xavier Henry, to Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin, to Ed Davis and Jordan Hill - such expenditures are basically win-win. and ...

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  4. Lakers Rumors: Los Angeles Has Better Free-Agent Options Than Michael BeasleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... can play both forward positions, his time would be sporadic off the bench playing behind Nick Young and Wesley Johnson at small forward as well as Carlos Boozer, Julius Randle and Ed Davis at power forward. and Orton are journeymen as well, but each ...

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  5. Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley Workout Buzz and What Signing Would Mean for L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... be a step in the right direction considering the position's current standing. Currently, Xavier Henry and Wesley Johnson are the two players on Los Angeles' roster who fit the mold of a small forward. Henry finally began to look like a former ...

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  6. Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... in mind, let's take a look at who may derive the greatest - and least - benefit from playing in his system. Wesley Johnson has been frustrating home fans since he entered the league, and his first year with the Lakers was no exception. Watching him ...

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  7. Lakers work out Michael Beasley for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Lake Show Life

    ... in a second time. As is, the Lakers starting small forward position will be occupied by either Xavier Henry , Wesley Johnson , or Nick Young . The former two are more natural small forwards, while the latter is the most talented of the trio. It's ...

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  8. Report: Lakers work out Beasley again, 7 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | CBS Sports

    ... a good place to do that, based purely on the fact that they don't have depth at the small forward position. Wesley Johnson is the only natural small forward on the roster at the moment, though guys like Kobe Bryant and Nick Young can slide to that ...

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  9. Hasheem Thabeet acquired, then waived by Sixers in trade with Oklahoma City, according to sourceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | NJ.com

    Hasheem Thabeet of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores under pressure from Wesley Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA matchup at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on March 9, 2014.

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  10. Who Should Start for the LA Lakers in 2014-15?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | BleacherReport

    ... the paint as much as possible and make the opponent take contested jump shots. At the small forward position, Wesley Johnson has the athleticism and defensive ability to not only be a one-on-one defender, but to switch and cover for teammates. ...

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  11. Wesley Johnson On Borrowed TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Lake Show Life

    Jan 24, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center.

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  12. Lakers' Defense: Better or Worse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Lake Show Life

    Jan 7, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Nick Young and shooting guard Wesley Johnson and center Jordan Hill wait for play to resume against the Dallas Mavericks during the game at the American Airlines Center.

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  13. Wesley Johnson: Can He Start for the Lakers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Lake Show Life

    Mar 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson shoots the ball against the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center.

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  14. Lakers Rumors: Signing Michael Beasley Would Be a Mistake for Los AngelesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | BleacherReport

    ... offseason when it came to the NBA draft and re-signing their own players. After ensuring forwards Nick Young, Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly had contract extensions heading into 2014-15, Los Angeles utilized the draft to add even more depth and ...

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  15. Possible 2015 Free Agent TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Lake Show Life

    Mar 3, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge drives against Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson during the first quarter of the game at the Moda Center.

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  16. Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley Would Be Worth the Risk for LARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | BleacherReport

    ... starting lineup at the 3 position. But likely backing him up is Xavier Henry - a natural shooting guard - and Wesley Johnson. Something tells me he cracks that rotation. Not only can Beasley put the ball in the hoop as well as any of his potential ...

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  17. Could Beasley Addition Improve Lakers Chances?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Lake Show Life

    ... more playing time than with Miami this past season. Beasley may be able to provide a little help to Wesley Johnson , who is the only true three-man on the squad, leaving Nick Young free to play the two much more frequently depending on his ...

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  18. Lakers Rumors: Latest Chatter Around Michael Beasley and Training Camp InvitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | BleacherReport

    ... the depth chart could look much different when the 2014-15 regular season begins. Locking up Nick Young and Wesley Johnson this offseason was the correct move by Los Angeles, but the team needs depth at the small forward position. One possible ...

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  19. 5 Challenges Byron Scott Faces as Los Angeles Lakers Head CoachRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | BleacherReport

    Upon agreeing to a four-year deal to become the next head honcho of the Lakers, Scott has committed to a supposedly abbreviated rebuild unlike any other.

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  20. Los Angeles Lakers Have Nothing to Lose by Signing Michael BeasleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | BleacherReport

    ... take chances on guys with talent and hope they put it together," wrote Former lottery picks Xavier Henry and Wesley Johnson are still waiting for their talents to translate into consistent production. Amnesty victim Carlos Boozer arrived in L.A. ...

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