The Los Angeles Lakers have played three games and I am already 100 times more excited about them than I thought I’d be. Even though they still have a lot to prove; I trust the young core on this team surrounding the king.
They had a rough start Monday night. LeBron couldn’t buy a bucket, starting 0-6 from the field. At the end of the first quarter they were down 40-26, and previously trailed by as much as 17. The only player who appeared to be in rhythm was Lonzo Ball, who started in place of suspended Rajon Rondo. Continue Reading!
For the definition of young, we’ll be examining players aged 22 years and younger. Some are rookies, but others have been in the league for a few years; however, all these players share one thing in common. Bright futures.
15 Lauri Markkanen – CHI 20 y/o
Markkanen is Chicago’s seven-footer, but his strengths lay in his wide-range of shooting capabilities and his average of almost 8 rebounds per game. Draft Express described Markkanen in his draft profile saying, “A fluid, coordinated athlete who… has a nice mix of tools to complement his advanced skill set his on the offensive end.” He, the third leading scorer on his team, currently maintaining an average of 14.9 ppg. Shooting an average of 42.3% from the field and 34.7% from three. With further development of Chicago’s young talent, the Bulls with Markkanen can expect success a couple of years down the road. Read Full Article Here!