If you just woke up from a coma and saw the Los Angeles Lakers play – with no knowledge of age, experience, or draft position – you might come to the conclusion that Kyle Kuzma is the best player on the team. And that may be the case even if you didn’t. The 22-year old rookie out of Utah has been nothing short of spectacular nearly every time he has donned a Lakers jersey, both in Summer League and through five games of the preseason.
In this installment of Laker Film Room, I pick apart his isolation footwork, shooting ability, transition game, pick and roll play, and defense to determine whether or not his performance is sustainable. Look no further than the title if you want the short answer.
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