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Which meme-iest Lakers center should be the starting: JaVale McGee or Ivica Zubac?

The Lakers are beginning to have a center controversy. While Tyson Chandler has been holding things down on the bench, JaVale McGee and Ivica Zubac are making strong cases to be the starting centers of the team. McGee has been one of the more consistent players when he's healthy, shooting 62.6 percent from the field when starting. Still, Zubac has been productive starting while McGee has been out, averaging 17.7 points and 8.7 rebounds in three games. Who should start? 🏀

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Which meme-iest Lakers center should be the starting: JaVale McGee or Ivica Zubac?
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#GiveMeMcGee
#WeWantZubac
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Which meme-iest Lakers center should be the starting: JaVale McGee or Ivica Zubac?
#GiveMeMcGee
#WeWantZubac
#GiveMeMcGee

Zubac might have had a great three-game stretch, but McGee has been having one of the best years of his career. He and LeBron James have shown good chemistry which has led to a lot of easy baskets around the rim. The "Shaqtin' a Fool" regular has shown he is more than his silly reputation, displaying rare athletic ability with his leaping finishes and shown an improved touch from mid-range as well resulting in 11.8 points on 62.6 percent shooting per game at the time of publication. Throw that in with his length, quickness and timing on the defensive end and you have a complete player who should be starting every night.

#WeWantZubac

McGee has been productive when starting, but Zubac has shown he might be a better fit in the starting lineup. The Bosnia and Herzegovina native has stepped in for McGee and averaged 17.7 points on 78.1 percent shooting in his first three games as a starter with a more polished offensive skill set than the man he replaced. While many doubted his ability to keep up with smaller, more athletic players, his footwork and timing on the defensive end have been on point, blocking 2.7 shots a game as a starter.

The man they call "Zupac" and "Zublocka" has proven he is ready for the big stage. They should start him the rest of the season.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Which meme-iest Lakers center should be the starting: JaVale McGee or Ivica Zubac?
A festive crown for the winner
#GiveMeMcGee
#WeWantZubac