NBA Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers (26-56)


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W 110-109
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W 108-96
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L 94-109
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Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Lonzo Ball is staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the point guard is one big part of Magic Johnson's grand plan to return them to championship contention.

The Lakers selected Ball with the second overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, eagerly accepting the potential risks and enormous rewards surrounding the sublime UCLA playmaker with an attention-grabbing father.

"This is crazy," a calm Ball said in a phone interview. "You can't really tell by my emotions, but I feel good. I'm happy to be home."

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Leaders
Points: Jordan Clarkson14.7
Rebounds: Julius Randle8.6
Assists: D'Angelo Russell4.8
FG%: Julius Randle48.7%
Steals: D'Angelo Russell1.38
Blocks: Ivica Zubac0.87
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.5 (28)
Rebounds: 44.4 (23)
Assists: 25.7 (30)
FG%: 48.3% (30)
FT%: 76.2% (4)
3P%: 37.0% (26)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 104.6 (17)
Rebounds: 43.5 (17)
Assists: 20.9 (26)
FG%: 45.0% (19)
FT%: 75.4% (21)
3P%: 34.6% (22)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Golden State 67 15 .817 --
x-LA Clippers 51 31 .622 16.0
Sacramento 32 50 .390 35.0
LA Lakers 26 56 .317 41.0
Phoenix 24 58 .293 43.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/22/2017 Brook Lopez Traded Part of four-player deal
6/22/2017 Kyle Kuzma Traded Part of four-player deal
6/22/2017 Thomas Bryant Traded Part of three-player deal
6/22/2017 Josh Hart Traded Part of three-player deal
6/21/2017 Nick Young Declined to Pick Up Option Declined player option
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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