Lakers need to hold on to Kyle Kuzma for dear life - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

dj Zamora
dj Zamora

Came here to remind myself how good kuzma is

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Peace on Earth
Peace on Earth

Stephen A. with the win.

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David Tucker
David Tucker

Hanging on to Kuzman seems like the right thing to do for the Lakers. Although Ball is thought to have the biggest upside followed by BI m, it was Kuzman who had the most development over his fellow draftees. He seems to be the most instep with Lebron. Their chemistry seems undeniable. While.Ball also ‘thinks’ like Lebron. the problem is he can’t make a shot. So Ball to Lebron is great Lebron passing to Ball doesn’t cause the same buzz. In NO. I think Ball will excel if he stays healthy. I picture Ball with Zion Williamson, drew holiday and Ingram on the wings averaging double assists. That will be a given. He already is a plus defender only to get better as he gains experience. His defensive instincts are already top notch as is his rebounding from the guard position. If Ball improves his shooting percentage both from the field and the free throw line, the sky is the limit for he and his team moving forward. Kudos to David Griffith for extracting every once of juice out of the fruit (orange) that was AD.

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CAJ Collins
CAJ Collins

LAKERS GOT AD AND STILL KEPT KUZMA 5 MONTHS LATER!!!!

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Dalt
Dalt

They did!

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Packz z
Packz z

I agree with Stephen A Smith for once xD

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nabil chowdhury
nabil chowdhury

Kuzma has been putting up better numbers last year and this year. And Kuzma is better

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KemuelG23
KemuelG23

if they trade kuz they will regret it

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John Radz
John Radz

I’ll pay for Lakers tickets just to watch Kuzma play. This kid is the real deal. He has that killer mentality. I’d trade Lebron before Kuzma.

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Ethan Dowell
Ethan Dowell

on december 20th 2018 SAS says lakers need to do whatever they need to do to get AD even if that means trading brandon ingram. On January 10th 2019 SAS says Lakers need to hold on to Kuzma. SAS is a professional flip flopper

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게비스콘
게비스콘

keep everybody and keep being a shitteam

Πριν 4 μήνες
voetbal12
voetbal12

Fuck Kuzma, get rid of him

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voetbal12
voetbal12

@John Radz LeBron is one of the greatest players of all time. Kuzma is in his mid 20's and is fuck all.

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John Radz
John Radz

voetbal12, Fuck Lebron, he’s the problem.

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Danny Rose
Danny Rose

Flint town

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hbukh jhbui
hbukh jhbui

Max actually talks good basketball but don’t know shot about football

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Ooooeu
Ooooeu

stop the bull, kuzma is already a star, big potential, still in the making..

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John Bodnar
John Bodnar

Kuzma is great,

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HotMessMemories1
HotMessMemories1

What “cracks in the warriors”?

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DropSixteenTV Tv
DropSixteenTV Tv

Brah this team is young, they going to have to play together to get better. Buff the bench and be paitent. If u can get a young star for cheap, then do it.

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DropSixteenTV Tv
DropSixteenTV Tv

Should have gave Gelo a few chips and get him in as a shooter, but mfs were big headed.

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THUGGWAFFLE88
THUGGWAFFLE88

Shit Stephen a Smith has a better hairline that daequan at least...

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Anthony O
Anthony O

The media ALWAYS wants us to trade or let go of all of our young guys for established guys and when we do (dLo, Randle) they remind us how awesome They become. Newsflash...MOST guys just need a few years to develop SMDH.

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John Radz
John Radz

Kuzma is the future star of the league. A star in the making. You bring AD for what, NO!!! You look for the future. Kyle is just 23 an is just going to get better and better. Even Lebron has 2 or 3 years left. What are you going to do next? If the Lakers trade Kuzma, Magic Johnson should resign immediatly!!!! Keep Kuzma and the championships will be coming his way.

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John Radz
John Radz

hbukh jhbui, I wouldn’t like the ugliest player in LA.

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hbukh jhbui
hbukh jhbui

John Radz goofy Davis is 25 and is way better than Kuzma it’s not even close.ad is a superstar. Get Davis and maybe Kyrie or kawye and get 2 or 3 rings for sure

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kaleid collins
kaleid collins

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Mark Murphy
Mark Murphy

Almost mvp in paul george? what are you smoking?

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Emmet Hawe
Emmet Hawe

'A Poor mans Tatum?' Max you need to stfu! Kuz had a better rookie year than Tatum but was playing for a crap Laker team last year?? Tatum just got extra exposure due to C's making the playoffs but Kuz was a stand out and right there with Simmons and Mitchell for ROTY.

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Wajahat Alii
Wajahat Alii

Kuzma > Tatum

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melekey
melekey

Kuzma fuckin trash 😂

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Luka doncic best player in the NBA already
Luka doncic best player in the NBA already

Kyle kuzma is the perfect player to be the face of the Lakers team they don't realise somebody tell em

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Harrison Flynn
Harrison Flynn

I'm a Laker fan! The reality is that Danny Ainge doesn't care about any of his future picks as players, he's gonna throw most, if not all the picks plus a few players for Anthony Davis. He's probably planned this for a while and Boston will win the Davis bid. Even without Davis the Lakers can create a championship team literally for the start of next season without even losing anything. Lakers can go the Bradley Beal approach and give up on Ingram, KCP, 1st Rnd pick. In free agency, if Cousins is back to healthy, Lakers should offer good contract for his services. Lonzo, Beal, Bron, Kuzma, Cousins with bench of free agents (rondo, stephenson, maybe jeff green) plus youngsters of Hart, Zubac, Wagner and Myk! Sounds like a championship team right there and highly possible! There's always different ways to get back to the top!

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Hebrew Isralite
Hebrew Isralite

Kuz

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Anthony Hendrix
Anthony Hendrix

Ingratiate is Steven A. Smith favorite word but he’s right keep Kuzma trade Zo he can’t shoot and once he gets to the hole he’ll miss or pass it...great defender and great court vision but my guy Kuz is about his buckets and didn’t need the whole dad hype me up bcuz I’m not that good package deal

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meenmug804
meenmug804

Banana?

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Ezaarkash
Ezaarkash

Kuzma is life time LAKER - here to stay - PERIOD !

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Alexander Mejia
Alexander Mejia

What a miss from Lakers,whaaaatttttt are you out of your mind, Paul is not doing enough for the thunders kuzma should stay period

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lenny ash
lenny ash

trade brandon please please trade that man and josh hart spends 43 min on the floor and scores 5 points and he can't guard any body please trade lonzo you can trade his a 2x

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Lil Bink
Lil Bink

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2 PAC
2 PAC

Molly😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

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Bryce Hammerton
Bryce Hammerton

Lakers should offer hart ball Ingram and 4 first rounders. I have a hard time believing the pelicans say no to that. also allows lakers to keep kuzma

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Zhorell Ski
Zhorell Ski

Lonzo (lavar) Ball trade that sucker!

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David Parker
David Parker

They do NOT need a Superstar like these fools keep saying. The Lakers lost to Cleveland without Lebron. Let them go through the fire. Let them sow and grow. LeBron will love it come playoff and finals THIS YEAR! A lot of this rhetoric will be on my compilation video at the end of the season and postseason when the Lakers win the FINALS. Yep, I said it! The Lakers are the best team in the NBA right NOW. If LeBron can get to the finals with K. Love and the funny bunch, he can win the FINALS with the deep bench he has NOW!

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Hank Chinaski
Hank Chinaski

Ingram is the one they need to get rid of. The kid holds the ball for too long. If he's going to attack the basket he's got to be quick about it or pass the ball. I hate watching the lakers move the ball well until it comes to Ingram and he'll dribble like six times trying to figure out what he wants to do. Let lonzo, lebron and Rondo facilitate the offense. Ingram needs to catch and shoot, catch and pass, or catch and dribble penetrate, just like Kuzma.

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Hank Chinaski
Hank Chinaski

Lonzo ball is going to be a great player. Court vision, basketball IQ, athletisism, defense, rebounding. It was not a mistake to draft him. The only hole in his game is shot creating / scoring. If he can fix that part of his game he'll be an all star. Only people who dont know the game of basketball or harbor a grudge because of his dad think hes trash.

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Charles C
Charles C

Kuzma will be an NBA All-Star within 2 yrs keep him & pay him

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Tekno
Tekno

Why are we giving lonzo ball a pass, he has games where he scores 0 points in 36min. That is disturbingly low.

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mrchicago87
mrchicago87

NO TRADES...

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VT
VT

Max Kellerman has no clue. And please stop with the defense crap. BI doesn't play any defense.

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Pascall Williams
Pascall Williams

Forget the offense....the king is here, lets get some exoerienced guys(that can defend)bcuz our defense is shit...our offense was never a problem........

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Focus Focus
Focus Focus

So hot so cold where is the loyalty? Keep everyone,we got a winner, we been together for a half-season, you guys forget we beat the warriors twice the second time without LeBron for most of the time. The Cavs just had something to prove they've been made to look like their chomps,this game meant more to the Cavs and it did to the Lakers that's so obvious LeBron will come back they'll make the playoffs they might even win the chip this year!!

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Pablo De Bella
Pablo De Bella

Lakers made the same mistake they made with Paul George with Leonard, Spurs at that moment asked for Hart, Ingram and some picks and the Lakers wouldnt trade because they thought Kawhi would go there on his own. In the end they are stucked with too many young players that are too overhyped and too green to do a decent playoff run.

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CLK_RSILLIKUS
CLK_RSILLIKUS

Kuzma drops 40 now everybody got eyes on him he was averaging almost 20 as a rookie stop sleeping

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NERVE 100
NERVE 100

How the fuck is Tatum better than kuzma

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Joaquin
Joaquin

These guys acting like AD leaving is a given like he hasn’t said in ANY way that he wants to leave

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PeWNyPnOY
PeWNyPnOY

If any ones getting traded it’s going to be bi

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L1 Highroller
L1 Highroller

I think they should go for it

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Ben Mercer
Ben Mercer

Lonzo is turning into a force on D, dont trade him. Kuzma is turning into a force on offence, dont trade him either. Anyone else is fair game.

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Daniel
Daniel

They shouldn't trade Kuzma. The real question is would Magic trade him, and that answer I think is yes

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SLIP NORRIS
SLIP NORRIS

Stephen A Smith worships Kyle Kuzma

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BIG Blizz
BIG Blizz

i’m sick on max he dumb

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Cyril G
Cyril G

Stephen A’s Hair needs to be traded to Bron’s hair.

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Cyril G
Cyril G

How the hell can LA get AD if u will not surrender Kuzma?

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Ethan Beers
Ethan Beers

dude like w eek ago he said nobody is safe lol

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Benjamin Leyva
Benjamin Leyva

This guy needs to stf up cuz Lonzo is the best passer in NBA fight me bro

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Ezra Brown
Ezra Brown

Put some respect on Lonzo name, he gon be rondo/jason kidd 2.0

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Van Ignacio
Van Ignacio

Stephen A. is a poor mans Ludacris....

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FullThrotle speedking
FullThrotle speedking

Max dumb asf

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dvsworm
dvsworm

Banana?

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Ora Monika
Ora Monika

Biggest mistake signing Lonzo?? So much disrespect. Can we let the brother have a few more years before we start saying he's a bust?

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SolidBoi_Onyx 1
SolidBoi_Onyx 1

Indiana had no intention trading Paul George to the Lakers period that wasn’t a miss Larry Bird shut that down

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ERICK CH
ERICK CH

Ingram might stay but Zo Will Be Traded

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ERICK CH
ERICK CH

KD To The Knicks Confirmed

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Adam McBride
Adam McBride

I just love how y’all be making 2k trades for AD. Y’all must think the pelicans are going to trade him to La just cuz he say he wants to go there and he not signing no where else teams don’t care someone will take that chance to win a title and sway a player. And he ain’t sitting out and balling any less no matter what jersey he wearing. Lastly trading for AD will hollow the team out and if AD can’t carry the pelicans what makes you think a hollowed la roster is going to do with AD if lebron gets injured. He a fool if he go be a robin when he already Batman

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Eddy Shluger
Eddy Shluger

The media need to assemble for Leflop another super team.

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Titus Graham
Titus Graham

Smh lonzo makes basketball so easy for other Lakers. I Dont know how people dont see it. Look at how many leak out points kuz n Ingram get from lonzo full court passes. Lets not mention how much he sets up zubac n McGee Lately or beastly 19 points in 19 min. Watch lonzo on those buckets. Yea he a horrible free throw shooter n last year he couldn't shoot or finish at rim. Out of those 3 categories he fix 2 of them, its called progression. Rondo didn't learn to shoot till like 7 yrs in.

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おきちゅhachi
おきちゅhachi

Lakers are a PG away, they just not any PG or one that's marginally better than Lonzo they need a dynamite offensive PG who can shoot and spread the floor but also get jiggy off the dribble, Dame Lillard is who I'm thinking he'd be the perfect PG for Lakeshow and would pair great with LeBron, trade is highly unlikely but I'd unload anyone other than LeBron for Dame. Lonzo, Ingram, 1st round pick for Dame in a hypothetical world.

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calvin brown
calvin brown

This is funny, Kuz is not as good as people claim and has cost the Lakers games with his jacking and selfish play and no defense.. He is simply a Rashard Lewis light player. Ingram is the better player of the 2, way better defender, way better 1 on 1 player, more heart and determination..

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Young Geez
Young Geez

All the Lakers need to do is stick together and let Ball play the 2 role hart at da 1 Kuzma at the 3 an James at 4 cause ain't ah 4 in da game that can hold em #OhyGeez

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Gerald Leonard
Gerald Leonard

Finally someone calls it as it is.. the lakers fell into the hype with lonzo. Lonzo is an okay player who has the talent to be great but he seems to not have the passion for it like kuzma. When you look at the talent they passed up for Lonzo who are already better then him even markannen is a better player then him.. I see exactly what Stephen A is saying

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kevin
kevin

Lol tatum better than kuzma. Good one max

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Thayslan Costa
Thayslan Costa

Max is hating, Kuz is '99 Kobe

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gondarX
gondarX

This is obvious, which is why I'd be surprised if they can get AD without trading Kuz away. Kuzma>Ingram

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Lakher Siakhai
Lakher Siakhai

Kyle Kuzma is the second best players in the Lakers roster so,don't trade him with any of the superstars.Next season he will be the NBA Superstar

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Ver Giron
Ver Giron

why are you always talking about LA??? I've never heard you talk about Aldridge and the spurs, aldridge is unstopable inside, very dangerous to play against in the playoff, Add AD to the lakers and it will not be enough to beat the warriors,Spurs might beat the lakers in the playoff.

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Swoosh Walker
Swoosh Walker

why still talking about paul george? he's where he is. don't have have other topics?

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Lilgoat Biggoat
Lilgoat Biggoat

SAS looking like he misses Skip Bayless. SAS should sign a Max deal with FS1.

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Markeyes Justice
Markeyes Justice

This the same nigga that said pack him up and let him go

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Chris Plambeck
Chris Plambeck

I am so glad u 2 are in Media and not GM's....and pleasw hurry up deadline so these bitch assd mofos can talk about something else other than trading LAKER players....

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Emir Hankour
Emir Hankour

When will Max just stop talking about basketball ffs

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aldrin phillips
aldrin phillips

STEPHEN A SHIT man what are you smoking!!? Are u DRUNK!! Trade LONZO BALL..LONZO BALL WILL BE ONE OF THE GREATEST POINT GUARDS of ALL TIME!! BLASTED BASKET BALL DUNCE!

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SIX7 250LBS ACTOR
SIX7 250LBS ACTOR

Restore!🤣🤣

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Taste of Twenty
Taste of Twenty

Best player in the near future will be Giannis. He'll over take Lebron very soon.

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BrokeBot
BrokeBot

No

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Soupun Sillem
Soupun Sillem

Kuzma and Ball thay can play with or without LeBron..pls don't trade the Laker feature.

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Justin Y Brother.
Justin Y Brother.

I dont know whats going on

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Jooeey Perera
Jooeey Perera

i say lets stay with the young guys because they will be the futures best players

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Soupun Sillem
Soupun Sillem

we don't need the star.we need the championship. fans from Micronesia.

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Soupun Sillem
Soupun Sillem

yes don't make a trade..Kuzma stay in Laker.

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marcedout
marcedout

Max we dont give a fucc about Paul George

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Rodney Robinson
Rodney Robinson

Lonzo has to go asap,molly you are getting to be anoring let the fellows taik then give your input,stop trying to over talk or talking at the same time

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Dany Deee
Dany Deee

Fuck Paul George

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SolteroConDinero
SolteroConDinero

Lakers were on the right path with the young talent before they decided to join the Lebron circus

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