first_imgThe views between Lakers coach Byron Scott and guard Jeremy Lin featured a new element of disagreement, if that seems possible.Their varying philosophies on offensive systems remain well documented. But after committing two costly turnovers that both contributed to the Lakers’ loss to Golden State on Monday and a subsequent benching, Lin’s miscues became a point of contention, too. “I haven’t talked to him about the turnovers,” Lin said of Scott. “He hasn’t given me feedback on what he wants me to do to be better.”Lin offered a “no comment” when pressed for further explanation. But Lin revealed his personal trainer offered him comprehensive feedback after watching film of every single one of Lin’s 123 turnovers he committed this season leading into the NBA All-Star break. Since then, Lin has collected 23 turnovers through 13 games, marking an average of 1.7 per contest during that stretch. “I can sit there and play safe and not have any turnovers. But that means I won’t be myself as a player,” said Lin, who will become an unrestricted free agent and will likely take a cut from the $14.9 million he made this season. “I won’t be making plays that I make. I drive to the rim and to the basket really hard and put my head down. The majority of the time, I feel like something good will happen. But there will be times it won’t. To some degree, you have to live with some of those risks.”Injury updateThe Lakers offered no update Tuesday surrounding the results of Nick Young’s CT scan on his swollen left knee taken Monday. But the Lakers (17-49) still ruled Young out for Thursday’s game against Utah (30-36) at Staples Center after missing the previous 10 games because of his injury. The Lakers are expected to know the results by today. Forward Wesley Johnson was diagnosed Tuesday with a slight sprain in his right elbow. But the Lakers are listing him as probable for Thursday’s game.Guard Ronnie Price planned to have a procedure performed Tuesday to fix his stitched nose, but it was postponed. What did Lin’s trainer tell him?“Stay out of tight spots, especially when you come out of the pick-and-roll and you have the big man there,” Lin said. “Don’t try to dribble down into the block unless you know you have that space because there’s a lot of hands there and be careful of the pocket passes. Tonight I was guilty of a few of them.” That feedback sounds fairly similar to what Scott has said publicly all season. Earlier this season, Lin and Scott said they talked about various issues regarding his fluctuating role as a starter and reserve. “You can’t make the home run play,” Scott said. “You have to make the obvious play.”Yet, Lin defended what he called his “high-risk, high-reward” style of play.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img

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