That is, the Los Angeles Lakers' rookie point guard is the subject of headlines when he's not on the court in the fourth quarters of games (a situation controlled by Lakers coach Luke Walton more than by Ball himself).
"We know that it's a long season", Walton said before the game, "and there's ups and downs throughout that season".
According to Ulis, the Suns' strong effort was all about payback for two previous losses to the Lakers in the past month.
There will be those that quickly point to Ball's lack of involvement in the entire ordeal rub off on many the wrong way because he didn't stick up for his team and come to defense or at least try to keep it from escalating any further. After this one, the Suns calmed down and pushed on to avenge their home loss to the Lakers on Monday. It was the third time a minor donnybrook broke out in a game between the two teams this season. "I ain't trying to get no tech".
Through 16 games, the No. 2 overall pick is averaging 8.8 points per game on 30.8 percent shooting from the field and 22.7 percent shooting from deep.Читайте также: Administration says we have to kill elephants to help save them
Ball, who made waves on Friday by sporting a tight new haircut, finished with six points, six rebounds and six assists.
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He's also one of four players, along with Ingram, who has accounted for negative offensive win shares (-0.9) to this point in the season (minimum 500 minutes played).
Kuzma missed all six of his shots in the first half, but came out of halftime energized.
Ball was the only Lakers starter not to score in double figures, but he was useful on the court, if not spectacular. They host the Denver Nuggets on Sunday and Chicago two nights later before playing at Sacramento the night before Thanksgiving.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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