The Lakers are pumped by a rookie, and it's not Lonzo Ball

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

Lonzo Ball named summer league MVP

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,