The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday that both Lonzo Ball and Brook Lopez have been cleared to practice, and not a moment too soon. The team has been mostly unwatchable in Ball’s absence in particular, being outscored by a whopping 14.2 Points Per 100 Possessions against Memphis, the Clippers, Houston, and Minnesota twice in a very troublesome stretch.
In this installment of Laker Film Room I take a look at the Lakers without Lonzo Ball, and why they have struggled with pick & roll play, offensive organization, help defense, and even outside shooting.
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