Sport Lonzo Ball opens Lakers' Summer League with magnificent alley-oop to Brandon Ingram

05:15  08 july  2017
05:15  08 july  2017 Source:   Sporting News

For new Lakers duo Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, summer league a preview of future

  For new Lakers duo Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, summer league a preview of future It's only the NBA summer league, but rising Lakers stars Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram take the court together for the first time Friday.Sure, it's only an NBA Summer League game, something only die-hard fans care much about, but when the Lakers' team face the Clippers, all eyes will be on rookie Lonzo Ball.

The Los Angeles Lakers kicked off Summer League with a phenomenal alley - oop from Lonzo Ball to a high-flying Brandon Ingram . It was an outstanding moment to kick off Summer League and Lonzo ’s professional career.

LAS VEGAS – Rookie Lonzo Ball made his Los Angeles Lakers Summer League debut on Friday, and on his first possession, he threw an on-the-money alley - oop pass to Brandon Ingram for a dunk. A sellout crowd – heavy with Lakers fans

Former UCLA guard Lonzo Ball at Lakers workout © (Getty Images) Former UCLA guard Lonzo Ball at Lakers workout Lonzo Ball did not disappoint in his highly anticipated Summer League debut. It took all of one Lakers possession for him to show out.

With fans already on their feet inside the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Ball found last year's No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram for perfectly timed alley-oop.

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Clearly the moment does not appear to be too big for Ball, and Laker fans are hoping the Ball-to-Ingram connection becomes one of the best in the NBA.

If Ball and Ingram grow into an All-Star duo, then we'll look back at this moment as clear foreshadowing.

Lakers' Lonzo Ball to miss final Summer League game .
Ball is out with a mild calf strain in his right leg. He injured it against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.The No. 2 overall pick wraps up Summer League play averaging 16.3 points, 9.3 assists and 7.7 rebounds in six games. His play has sparked more excitement for the event than it has possibly ever seen, while his assists average is the highest in Summer League history.

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