Ranking 3 possible starting lineups for the Clippers this season

Tyronn Lue, LA Clippers - Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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When it comes to the starting five, the LA Clippers’ depth puts them in a position to try several different lineups. This is usually seen as a plus, but for head coach Tyronn Lue, rotation and minute share were a major issue last season.

Furthermore, the LA Clippers must avoid making the same mistake again. Lue, and his staff, should get a clipboard and deeply analyze which players fit into the right scenarios. Additionally, these lineups should also be adjusted depending on who the upcoming matchups are against.

That said, here are three possible starting lineups that could work for the LA Clippers this season.

3. The “Go-To”

The LA Clippers’ coaching staff will likely use their “go-to” starting five to start the season. This is very similar to what they used last season. However, there is a minor change. In addition, head coach Tyronn Lue will constantly resort to this lineup due to fit, experience, and floor spacing.

Moreover, this starting five consists of Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac.

Like last season, four of these five players were starters for most of the year. The change occurs with Marcus Morris Sr., as Batum’s two-way abilities land him a more prominent role. What’s more, the French star has thrived under pressure multiple times since joining LA.

Nonetheless, this lineup has the perfect blend of scoring, playmaking, defense, and rebounding. There is no telling how much damage these guys could do, especially if Westbrook picks up his three-point percentage where he left off last season.