Lonzo Ball's focus in tight game reminds Lakers coach of Kobe Bryant

Teodosic brings new life to the Clippers

KG ain't ready to throw in the towel on Lonzo either - but says Ball is already at a crossroads and needs to make some serious life choices.

While the Lakers bench was going insane for Ball's performance, the rookie point guard did not offer so much as a smile.

The 132-130 final scoreline against one of the NBA's worst teams showed the Lakers have a ton of work to do, especially on the defensive end, but you can see why so many observers are excited by the pieces LA has put together.

"I'm not calling him Kobe, but Kobe was the same way", Walton said. As a teammate, I knew not even to touch Kobe in those moments because Kobe was locked in on what he's doing.

Versus the Suns, Ball scored a game-high of 29 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out nine assists, coming up short of a triple-double.

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This was something that Ball also quickly pointed out as he voiced that he believed that Lakers' second game provided him a prime opportunity to bounce back from his quiet performance in the season opener.

Ball made his regular-season debut last night as the Lakers met their hometown rival Los Angeles Clippers in a 108-92 loss.

While Ball may have most of his success in other players' shoes during the summer league, he said he was going to play in the Big Baller Brand shoes and he did just that.

He added: "They're out there jumping around like the game's over and obviously it wasn't".

Ingram had one of the better games in his career so far.

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