Technically, Robin Lopez and Meyers Leonard are in a battle for Portland's starting spot at center. Logically, Lopez's experience will win out over the 20-year-old Leonard, who still has much to learn as he enters his second pro season. And the one he can learn the most from right now? Lopez.
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