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NBA -- Kyle Kuzma among new faces for hopeful Lakers


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LOS ANGELES. ​After finishing with a tepid 26-56 record last season, the rebuilding Los Angeles Lakers have a lot to be hopeful for in this upcoming 2017-18 campaign. And while playoffs remains a tough goal to achieve in a power-packed Western Conference, the Lakers have enough talent to make noise.

​At the center the optimism lies ​Lonzo Ball, ​the No.2 pick out of UCLA whose motor mouth dad, LaVar Ball, is creating a lot buzz in both mainstream and social media. But the loudest voice emanates from the skills that Lonzo possesses. His ability to make others around him better is universally acknowledged.

​Among the young faces that Lonzo is surrounded with is Kyle Kuzma, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound power forward who is currently showcasing his potential in four preseason games in which the Utah alum is averaging 19.5 points and four rebounds.

​Another Laker to watch is Brandon Ingram, who embarks on his second season after a quiet rookie campaign in which he normed 9.4 points.​ Long and lanky, with great athleticism and a fine shooting touch, he could well be one of the cornerstones of another Showtime era. ​

​Further bolstering the​ purple-and-gold franchise are hold-overs such as Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle and Larry Nance Jr. The Lakers have ​also ​added veterans Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Andrew Bogut during the offseason, giving the​ ballclub a unique blend of youth and experience.​

Luke Walton ​returns as head coach but the Lakers' basketball operations department got a major upgrade in the past months when Magic Johnson accepted the offer to be team president while Rob Pelinka assumed the role as general manager.


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