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Lakers Management Seek Veteran Point Guard To Mentor Lonzo Ball

Los Angeles Lakers showed a solid foundation for the future team during the NBA Summer League by winning the title and have Lonzo Ball named MVP on Monday, July 17. However, Lakers executives Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka feel the urge to bring in a veteran point guard as a mentor for the rookie. Adding veteran player will provide the balance in the point guard position for LA Lakers. Despite Ball has shown his potential as a main point guard for the Lakers during the Summer League, but he is prone to injury. In the final game against Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, July 16 he had to sit out...

Sun Herald

Lakers overcome Ball's injury to beat Mavs in title game

Lonzo Ball's bid for a third straight triple-double was short-circuited by a calf injury. The lead he helped the Los Angeles Lakers build while he was in the game proved …

Orange County Register

Should the Lakers play Lonzo Ball in Monday night’s NBA Summer League final?

Should Lonzo Ball play in the NBA Summer League championship game Monday night after hurting his calf in the semifinals? Lakers beat writer Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group gives his take, while also comparing Ball’s injury to Brandon Ingram’s ankle injury. Check out the video below, and take the poll. Video by […]

Sun Herald

Lakers' Lonzo Ball to miss summer league final because of a calf strain

Lonzo Ball will not play in the Lakers' summer league championship game because of a right calf strain he suffered in the third quarter on Sunday. Although Ball's injury was …

Sun Herald

Lonzo Ball will miss summer league final with calf injury

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball will not play in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game. The team announced Monday that Ball suffered a mild calf strain in the third quarter …

Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers' Lonzo Ball embraces 'Mamba mentality' with 36 points in front of LeBron James

LAS VEGAS - Lonzo Ball returned to the court on Wednesday night and put on a show with LeBron James sitting courtside.The rookie point guard from UCLA, who missed Monday's Summer League game against Sacramento while nursing a groin injury, scored 28 of his game-high 36 points in the second half to help the Lakers erase a 15-point deficit in a wild 103-102 tournament victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Lonzo Ball is sidelined against Kings by groin injury

Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will not play in tonight's matchup against the Sacramento Kings as a precautionary move because of a sore groin, according to a source who was not authorized to speak publicly. Ball's injury is not a long-term concern, but the Lakers coaching staff chose to err on...

Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers' Lonzo Ball to sit out Monday with groin injury

LAS VEGAS - Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball will not play in Monday's summer-league game against the Sacramento Kings because of a sore groin, according to a league source familiar with the situation.Ball dealt with a groin injury last week during practice before summer league play, the source said.

Inside the Lakers | Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers’ Lonzo Ball to sit in Monday’s summer-league game vs. Sacramento with groin injury

LAS VEGAS – Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball will not play in Monday’s summer-league game against the Sacramento Kings because of a sore groin, according to a league source familiar with the situation. Ball originally had a groin injury last …


Lakers Rumors: George Hill To L.A.? Free Agent Guard Might Sign 1-Year Deal To Mentor Lonzo Ball

The latest Los Angeles Lakers rumors suggest that the team is looking for an experienced point guard to mentor second-overall pick Lonzo Ball as he gets his feet wet in the NBA. And while earlier reports hinted at the more established, but recently-slumping Rajon Rondo as a potential free agent signee, it now appears that Los Angeles is targeting another veteran point guard in free agency — erstwhile Utah Jazz starter George Hill. Earlier this afternoon, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweeted that Hill, who was still able to post career-best numbers in an injury-riddled 2016-17...


NBA Rumors: Jeremy Lin To Get Traded If Nets Sign J.J. Redick This Summer?

Jeremy Lin is looking to bounce back next season after an injury-riddled first year with the Brooklyn Nets. However, the latest NBA rumors suggest that Lin could be on his way out of Brooklyn this summer. The Nets are reportedly looking to find a more suitable backcourt mate for newly-acquired point guard D’Angelo Russell. The NBA trade rumors involving Jeremy Lin started after the Nets traded Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Russell and Timofey Mozgov. Lopez was the longest-tenured Nets on the roster but he was still traded. It does not...

D'Angelo Russell After 1st NBA 10 Assist Game: 'Proud Of Myself'

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell after his return from knee injury, has first 10 assists night of his NBA career, plus 22 points. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4

Kobe Bryant Surprises Young Girl, Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant makes a young girl's day when he meets with her before a game. Marina is 11 years old and has cerebral palsy. After selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery in June, she had to relearn how to walk, but she says today was the