The Lonzo Ball thread.

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  1. hoopster325

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    His floor is way higher than Elfrid Payton. Payton shot 29% from 3 in college, Ball shot 41% from 3. Ball was 4th in the nation in two-point shooting efficiency, and 9th in the nation in eFG%. He's a fantastic finisher at the rim for a guard. Ball was putting these numbers up in the Pac-12 as well. Ball is also a full 3 inches taller than Payton.

    His worst case scenario is probably Andre Miller, which ain't that bad. However, there is no way his shooting is as poor as Miller. Ball is too good of a finisher / passer to not have at the minimum a solid career in the NBA the way the league is set up now. His upside is the next Steve Nash.

    However, if Lebron goes to the Lakers, I think it really screws with Ball's career in the end. Lebron is a terrible player alongside Ball. Irving is a far better style of pg next to Lebron. I see a Ball-Lebron pairing the same way Lawson-Harden or Kobe-Nash was.
     
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    70 foot alley oop pass

     
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    what exactly did kyle kuzma mean by "lightskin connection". and why did the espn reporter laugh with him after that foolish remark

    see this is what im talking about, if harden and cp3 came out said this darkskin connection, the media would kill them even though combined they probably have the highest bbiq in the league
     
  5. Jayzers_100

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    What was she supposed to do?
     
  6. Carl Herrera

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    The Lakers Summer team is clearly racially segregated.



     
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  7. munco

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    Put the pipe down
     
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  8. Mr. Space City

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    he looks pretty good so far.
     
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    I feel like the Lakers can't miss and Lonzo's passing is $$$.
     
  10. theangrycanary

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    Lonzo Ball is literally an unbelievable passer. I wouldn't have thought the passes he was making were possible on a regular basis if I wasn't seeing it with my own two eyes. Every time he inbounds all you can think is that there's a fifty fifty chance he tosses it the length of the court instantly for an alley oop. God. Imagine if he had someone on his team like Blake Griffin or Javale McGee.
     
  11. Mr. Space City

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    lonzo a teammate diminishing player.

    lakers look terrible without him
     
  12. RedRedemption

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    Lol I can't believe someone started a thread with the sole intent of calling LeBron a teammate diminishing player lmfao.
     
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  13. Jontro

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    so are players gonna start migrating to the east next offseason to get away from ball?
     
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  14. A_3PO

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    Yep. He's gotta do a better job of preparing his teammates to play without him on the floor.

    What a sorry leader.

    LOL!
     
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    Harden had to be told to force the ball up the court after being in the league for 6 years, and results are iffy on those long passes as we all have seen, Ball is already doing it in summer league successfully. There is some legitimacy here. I don't know that he will be great, but he plays.
     
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    You should watch Teodosic next season, he's probably the best in the world passing-wise when at his A game.
    If you already can't believe Ball's passing, Teodosic will get you wet.
     
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  18. Mathrocker

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    I'm glad the news is finally about lonzo's play on the court instead of his dads outlandish statements.

    I think Lonzo is a great passer and has a chance to be a very good player but harden is an incredible passer too that just led the league in assists. I wouldn't say lonzo is a better passer than beard yet.

    remember that crosscourt pass through traffic to nene in the 4th quarter in game 4 against the thunder?

    it's at the 1:26 mark


     
  19. Mathrocker

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    if harden and cp3 decided to make a joke about the "dark skin connection" I highly doubt the media would kill them. I think most would just laugh at a funny light hearted joke.
     
  20. JayZ750

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    Lonzo's passing/playmaking is great.
    His scoring HAS to improve. It will impact his passing, and thus his value.

    You could argue last night was his best game, since he shot 5-7 overall, 2-3 from three and had 10 assists to ZERO turnovers.

    Long full court passes are fun, but in the league they can lead to turnovers often, so it'll be a balancing act for him.
     
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