When Lonzo Ball was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, Magic Johnson struggled to hide his excitement. To him, the capture of Ball was the crucial moment that would set the Lakers on a path to contending.In June, Johnson, the team's president of basketball operations, described Ball as the
One of the things NBA rookies most-often mention as the most surreal parts of their debut seasons is the first time they get to suit up against NBA legends, the players they grew up watching. Lonzo Ball hasn’t gotten to face down any of those players on an NBA floor
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Lonzo Ball's NBA career is off to one heck of a start.The Los Angeles Lakers' rookie point guard was named the Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League on Monday evening.Ball becomes the first Laker ever to receive the honor, having averaged 16.3 points on 38.2 percent shooting,