Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Brady, Rodgers

Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Brady, Rodgers

LaVar Ball has lapped up the limelight of his son Lonzo being taken with the number two pick in the NBA Draft.

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka on Thursday explained the team's logic for pulling off its draft-week trade with the Brooklyn Nets, which included shipping out promising point guard D'Angelo Russell in what amounted to a salary dump.

Simmons, who was the No. 1 overall selection past year, wasn't impressed with LaVar Ball's braggadocio.

"There's just a renewed energy around here", Pelinka said Thursday night.

"I'm going to do what it takes to get the right players in here with the right mindset". "That was the team I thought I had the best vibe with, and I wanted to be a Laker".

However, on Friday, Magic let on that the Lakers weren't exactly bummed to see Russell go, saying "we want to thank him for what he did for us".

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LaVar Ball has vowed that oldest son Lonzo would end up with the Lakers for two years, claiming he could speak his dream into existence.

"She still can't talk yet but she understands me", Lonzo said. Johnson, the Lakers' President of Basketball Operations, is convinced that Ball - who has owned a giant spotlight even since his high school days - is one who will thrive under such expectations. Johnson said that he wants a player who makes everyone around him better and it sounds like Russell is not that type of a player. I think we have great young weapons around him. The Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies also are without a pick, while Houston, New Orleans and Washington don't have one in the first round.

But at least he was rocking the freshest kicks in the house, the ones nobody else was wearing or could get their hands at the time, the ones that he can most definitely afford now that's he's a Laker. It's expected that the Lakers will chase both players.

A few hours after the press conference, Lonzo arrived at Chavez Ravine without his controversial father, Lavar. They selected two big men and one backcourt piece. "I know they're going to make the playoffs". The Timberwolves went 31-51 in a disappointing first-year campaign under coach Tom Thibodeau and have the NBA's longest playoff drought, having last made the postseason in 2003-04.

The Washington Post has a fantastic, in depth recap of the real winners and losers of the 2017 NBA Draft, but the real victor of every NBA Draft ever is this guy who pretended to be a drafted NBA player for drinks and ladies' phone numbers.

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