Kyle Kuzma Discussion: 1st Team All NBA Rookie

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  1. LTLakerFan

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    Well .... only one angle showed him barely touching the wrist. It looked clean on the others. But maybe he was comparing it to some hard foul he'd gotten while shooting or something that wasn't called.
     
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    Kuz has added a solid nose for rebounds quietly over the past few games.

    He’ll have his moments where he’ll have his offensive outbursts, and we already know he has a wide arsenal, it’s all about adding the little things for him.
     
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    I like his rebounding. His transition D, not so much.
     
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    ...on one defensive sequence, Kuzma lost track of his assignment who scored and had Walton all over him. Burke pointed it out but it was all there for everyone to see. The challenge is on him to round his game as a playmaker on top of his scoring like that give and go with Caldwell-Pope for a lay in.
     
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    Kuz with an eventual fro? Unless he just means he wants to let his air grow and didn't mean actual fro, like Kobe Fro.

     
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    I must say reading the comments from the first 1-4+ pages of this thread and really any others from our rookies/young players, brought a huge smile to my face. Really fun to look back on all our initial impressions. Not from a who's right or who's wrong perspective but just to see the growth in fandom this guy has undertaken.

    Love ya Kuz, hope your a Laker for Life!
     
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    But as Savory resentfully knows .... I was in his jock early. He's never gotten over that. Always taking shots now. It's all right .... scoreboard!

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    I keed I keed!
     
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    Resentful? I'm happy you were right. Now we just have to wait another 12 hours until you're right again.
     
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    Just teasing Man .... you know. Look at all the **** I get from Kareem.

    :Beertoast2:
     
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    Great game by Kuz. 26 points. 13 rebounds. Great D in the 2nd half. We need it with BI out.
     
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    Player of the Game and gutsy performance coming back from the ankle sprain and bringing the heat on offense when we needed something, anything on that side of the ball.
     
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    It's almost certain he won't be playing tomorrow. That ankle is gonna sting tomorrow morning.

    But great game. If we can handle Durant-only Warriors, then we really are ready for the playoffs... next season. If not, hey, we're 3 stars down as well against the defending champs

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    He probably won us this game. His shooting brought us back when it looked like we were dead. What a 2nd half, and what a 4th on that ankle.
     
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    Kuzmania.... No wheelchairs necessary...and that's the truth! Dude coulda wheeled himself away with that injury, but dude has some massive Rocks and that was one helluva gritty performance.
     
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    Mamba mentality. He aspires to it.
     
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    Probably? No. Definitely. We would've been down 20 entering the 4th had he not made those shots in the 3rd quarter.

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    Damn it didn’t even phase him.

    Went down, taped it up, hobbled back, then took over Mamba style.

    You can’t teach that at all.
     
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