Isaac
Last year

Lonzo Ball with 36/8/11

Courtesy of the Hoops poster suggesting he was a bust after one summer league game, Ball has since had a triple double and now a 36 point game. With 8 boards and 11 assists as well. Oh, and 5 steals.

Then check out these passes. Impressive stuff.



Bolden got the start for the opposing 76ers and had 5/7/4/4/2.

Ball's game highlights:

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Anonymous  
Last year

In fairness to the other thread the title was "Lonzo Ball A Bust?" not "Lonzo Ball A Bust!"

It was merely a question.

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smartarse  
Last year

proof that the old cliché "there's no such thing as a stupid question" is bollocks.
hell of a stat line today.

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Sen dog  
Last year

That poster an imbecile?

It's merely a question

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Let's B Real  
Last year

Since he switched to the Nike Kobe's his numbers have skyrocketed.
Big Baller Brand Shoes A Bust?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Did he really change shoes? haha interesting... #bigballerfail

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

He still scared of de Aaron fox though.

Playing summer league means not much. As the #2 pick he is expected to dominate this type of talent.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Shades of grey people.

After the first game people are asking if he is a bust.

Now we have the exact opposite contrast after this game people are saying the people asking if he was a bust were imbeciles. Puzzling.

No individual Summer League game makes or breaks the career of a top two pick.

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PlaymakerMo  
Last year

6 turnovers too.

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

No Faultz or Simmons for 76ers lol.

No ingram for lakers.

Even an nbl import dominated summer league today.

Like an nbl player scoring 30 in the bigV really.

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Sen doggy  
Last year

Yinka Dare you imbecile.

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Sen dogg  
Last year

LEAVE LONZO ALONE!!!!11

(in leave Britney alone voice)

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SteveK2  
Last year

^^ Hahaha good one Sen dogg!

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

Sen dog is lavar?

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Anonymous  
Last year

That would explain a lot.

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AngusH  
Last year

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/c/cartemi01/gamelog/2014/

^ some amazing statlines in that link. Against NBA players, too.

3/10 from 3pt land is an improvement, but over 3 games his % is still dire. We'll see. That shot is going to play a big part in determining what kind of player he'll be.

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Duke Fan  
Last year

It's his vision that gets people excited. Bigs that run the floor are going to love playing with him

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Anonymous  
Last year

Can we please change the title to this thread to something which better reflects the discussion:

"LB - the next MJ"

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

Still not sold on the shooting style against longer and more athletic NBA players

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twenty four  
Last year

LaVar would've had 72/16/22.

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XY  
Last year

The passing is great, but that shooting action is ugly and only time will tell if it is effective.

I also think once he gets scouted a bit by NBA teams the dinky little scoop layups are going to get returned to him with interest. Maybe not, but I don't think he gets as much room to move among the big boys.

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Isaac  
Last year

What's his most likely player comparison? I assumed Jason Kidd, but these Summer League highlights are all I've seen. Kidd's shooting improved a bit during his career, didn't it?

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AngusH  
Last year

I think his basement is MCW if he can't develop an NBA shot - he does a lot of things pretty well. His ceiling... well... if he can stop guys sagging off him and going under screens to take away his passing lanes by knocking down the 3, his ceiling is pretty darn high.

I still think he's more of a trick passer than a Jason Kidd as far as being a floor general goes... Seems to prefer the tricky pass than the right basketball play (ie. shot) when going to the basket, which is almost Rondo-esque at times.

I would've drafted Fox over him on draft night, but Fox is much more of a boom/bust type of player IMO. Fox's shot motion is definitely easier to fix, at least... and he's closer to the other elite PGs that have come into the league over the past half-decade or so in size/athleticism. Ball is pretty unique, which might be a good thing. We'll see.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Fox has a great inside game, but his shooting is also very suspect. Could be an easy player to stop by good NBA defences.

Dennis Smith is my pick for ROY based on what Ive seen from college and Summer League. I like Tatum too but Boston got so my depth at that position.

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Isaac  
Last year

Another TD from Ball today. 16/10/12 with 5 steals. 7 turnovers but he might be pushing some adventurous passes to wow crowds while he's playing SL level.

Simmons plus this draft class is going to make for a very competitive ROTY in 2017/18.

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SteveK2  
Last year

Quite a few 'strong' discussions out there on Lonzo's SL performances. Whether he can translate his SL performance to regular season vs. real NBA players, well I'm looking forward to finding that out. More Jason Kidd than anyone else at this stage.

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Mock  
Last year

Jason Kidd DOMINATED for years. Great player. Zo will be great too. My boy Dennis Smith looked superb at summer league

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Anonymous  
Last year

He's lucky he's with the Lakers and that it's this year not a few years ago. Walton is probably the most easy-going coach in terms of allowing him to play his game even if it means a few passes end up in the stands.

Kidd's shot improved significantly over the course of his career. Whether Ball's does will determine whether he's Rubio 2.0 or something more.

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Mock  
Last year

Bamm Adebayo can play. If you bring weak stuff into the lane when Bam is there its' going to end up TEN rows back

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

Bam! Get that outta here

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Anonymous  
Last year

Wow Mock is such an expert on the rookies NOT.

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Sen dog  
Last year

I have imitators? They ain't shit compared to the real Sen dog

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