The Los Angeles Lakers will have a decision to make on the fourth pick in this year’s draft. If they decide to keep it, a lot of talented prospects will be available when their turn comes. One of those options is Vanderbilt’s Darius Garland. LeBron James gave him a test drive.
Garland, a 6’2 point guard, recently signed with Klutch Sports, the same agency that handles superstar LeBron James. The two were recently seen working together.
Darius Garland, a 19-year-old prospect, is one of the players the Lakers might select with the fourth pick. However, one of the biggest question marks about him is his health. Garland suffered a meniscus tear in his left knee in November and had to miss the rest of the NCAA season at Vanderbilt. He had successful surgery to repair it and seems to be recovering well. When healthy, he can immediately help solve some of the Lakers’ problems, particularly their shooting struggles beyond the arc. LeBron James knows the Lakers’ needs as well as anyone. Working out with Garland might have given him some insights he can use later on.