Category «NBA Draft»

Takeaways from Lonzo Ball’s Las Vegas Summer League Performances for the Los Angeles Lakers

Aside from an absolutely “oogly” jumper that functioned as poorly as it was formed, Lonzo Ball, well, balled out at the Las Vegas Summer League. The 6’6”, 190-pounder averaged 16.3 points, a summer league-record 9.3 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.0 blocks in six games. Heck, he copped MVP honors without even suiting up …

Sorry, Your NBA Team’s Lottery Pick Won’t Be a Star

With the 2017 NBA Finals in the rearview mirror, our attention as basketball fans now focuses squarely upon the upcoming draft. This year’s class is being heralded as a uniquely talented crop, particularly at the point guard position. Markelle Fultz has been compared to James Harden. Lonzo Ball to Jason Kidd. And Dennis Smith to …