TALE OF THE TAPE

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  1. INGLEWOOD, CA - 1987: Kurt Rambis #31 of the Los Angeles Lakers passes circa 1987 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California . NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1987 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) MILWAUKEE - 1970:  Wilt Chamberlain #13 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1970 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1970 NBAE (Photo by Vernon Biever/NBAE via Getty Images)
    Lakers Turned Coach: Center

    There have been many former Lakers’ players turned coach, but of those player coaches, who would make the best starting five?

  2. CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 14:  Luke Walton #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball during a game against the Charlotte Bobcats on February 14, 2011 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE  (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images) BOSTON - 1966:  Elgin Baylor #22 of the Los Angeles Lakers moves the ball against Sam Jones #24 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1966 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1966 NBAE (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)
    Lakers Turned Coach: Power Forward

    There have been many former Lakers’ players turned coach, but of those player coaches, who would make the best starting five?

  3. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images) (Photo by Vernon Beiver/NBAE via Getty Images)
    Lakers Turned Coach: Small Forward

    There have been many former Lakers’ players turned coach, but of those coaches, who would make the best starting five?

  4. LOS ANGELES - JUNE 8:  Tyronn Lue #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a layup against Matt Geiger #52 of the Philadelphia 76ers during game two of the 2001 NBA Finals played June 8, 2001 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2001 NBAE  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES - MARCH 5:  Brian Shaw #20 of the Los Angeles Lakers brings the ball forward during the NBA game against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center on March 5, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.  The Lakers won 97-95.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2003 NBAE  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)
    Lakers Turned Coaches: Shooting Guard

    There have been many former Lakers’ players turned coach, but of those player coaches, who would make the best starting five?

  5. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)
    Lakers Turned Coaches: Point Guard

    There have been many former Lakers’ players turned coach, but of those coaches, who would make the best starting five?

  6. Portrait of members of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team pose in the dugout, 1954. From left, Americans Carl Furillo (1922 - 1989) (#6) and Gil Hodges (1924 - 1972) (#14), Cuban Sandy Amoros (1930 - 1992) (#15), and Americans Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) (#42), Duke Snider (#4), Pee Wee Reese (1918 - 1990) (#1), Jim Gilliam (1928 - 1978) (#19), Pete Wojey (1919 - 1991) (#35), and manager Walter Alston (1911 - 1984) (#24). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda looks on during a game against the Montreal Expos at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Mandatory Credit: J.D. Cuban /Allsport
    Tale Of The Tape: Brooklyn Dodgers vs Los Angeles Dodgers

    Before the Dodgers became the massive-market, multi-billion-dollar franchise they are now, they began as a small-time ball club in the Elysian fields of Flatbush, in the New York borough of Brooklyn.

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