His first play as a Los Angeles Laker was an impressive lob pass to Brandon Ingram. It seemed the new era of the Lakers had begun. But then Lonzo ended his night with a paltry stat line of 5 points off 2-for-15 shooting. He accompanied that with 4 rebounds and 5 assists. Her certainly bounced back after that by putting up a stat line of 36 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, and five steals a few games later.
You can credit that to jitters … or, and hear me out on this … it could be the shoes. Let’s break it down:
Ball only scored five points while wearing Cheap NFL Jerseys Free Shipping Big Baller Brand shoes in his first game. But he also wore them during his game against the Celtics, where he recorded his first triple double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists. In the two games wearing BB, Lonzo averaged 8 points, 8 assists, and 7.5 rebounds. It’s not a bad … but Lonzo has shown he can do better.
Antetokounmpo was on a tour in Manila when a Bucks fan asked Cheap Mountain Bike Jerseys him about his “loyalty in my DNA” tweet a few weeks ago in response to a report that teams were already trying to pry the do-it-all forward from Milwaukee.
The fan brought up how loyal Durant said he was to Oklahoma City before moving to Golden State and straight up asked him, “How long are you going to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks?”
But Antetokounmpo didn’t double down on his tweet. Instead, he gave a tepid defense of Durant. You can watch the video here.
“A lot of people say they’re going to stay on a team and decide to move to a different team. But you guys got to remember: A guy might want to stay on a team, but if the team doesn’t do the right things and the right moves for the player to become great. Because, KD, the reason he wanted to stay in OKC was to win, right? So, they didn’t win the championship. That’s why he decided to leave. So do not hate only the player. Because sometimes it’s not up to the player.