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Las Vegas Summer League Thread
« on: July 07, 2017, 09:56:49 PM »

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Watching this Lakers game. Ingram is impressive, but Ball is very unimpressive right now. His shot is crap from NBA range, and his lack of a midrange game is obviously killing him.
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1-9 on threes now. They're not playing up on him, so he's just taking the easy long ball. His lack of an in-between game is going to really hurt him in the NBA, especially if he doesn't improve his three.
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2017, 10:05:41 PM »

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Watch these summer league games that are basically street ball games makes me miss NBA games even more.

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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2017, 10:06:47 PM »

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Thornwell looks like a player for The Clips...

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If Ball isn't dominating the ball and running the show he'll just be another guy. Do something besides stand around the arc.

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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2017, 10:09:22 PM »

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It kills me how much Rob Pelinka looks like Rob Lowe. He could be his body double.
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2017, 10:18:53 PM »

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Ball hasn't been all that impressive so far but he has 4 assists and 4 rebounds and 5 points. That's like half of a triple double...

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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2017, 10:22:34 PM »

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Thorneell reminds me of young Joe Johnson.

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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2017, 10:23:03 PM »

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The announcer in the Clips/Lakers game show Fultz and said he was here from The Boston Celtics... sad...

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Thomas Bryant is really showing me something in this game, too bad he's a Laker...

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« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2017, 10:32:10 PM »

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Ball won't be able to defend at the NBA level...

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« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2017, 10:36:54 PM »

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Look forward to Josh Jackson tonight.

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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2017, 10:37:32 PM »

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Watching this Lakers game. Ingram is impressive, but Ball is very unimpressive right now. His shot is crap from NBA range, and his lack of a midrange game is obviously killing him.

I think he'll be fine from three; he's just having a rough night. The mid-range game/late-clock offense is really troubling. He's struggling with the length, athleticism, and speed of Summer League. The NBA is a whole different monster. Although, the spacing and higher quality surrounding talent (maybe not on the Lakers lol) will help him a lot. Remember, a lot of what makes Lonzo special is enhancing his teammates. In Summer League, that's a lot harder to do.
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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2017, 10:39:03 PM »

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Look forward to Josh Jackson tonight.

Looking forward to that Kings juggernaut. Hield, Fox, Skal, Giles, PapaG, Jackson, Mason, Richardson. That's a beyond stacked team.
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« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2017, 10:44:09 PM »

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Watching this Lakers game. Ingram is impressive, but Ball is very unimpressive right now. His shot is crap from NBA range, and his lack of a midrange game is obviously killing him.

I think he'll be fine from three; he's just having a rough night. The mid-range game/late-clock offense is really troubling. He's struggling with the length, athleticism, and speed of Summer League. The NBA is a whole different monster. Although, the spacing and higher quality surrounding talent (maybe not on the Lakers lol) will help him a lot. Remember, a lot of what makes Lonzo special is enhancing his teammates. In Summer League, that's a lot harder to do.

For anyone thinking The Lakers are going to be anything but terrible this year, The Lakers are losing with some of there "starters" against a Clippers team with no 1st rounders. I don't think the Lakers have a player can defend.