Kyle Kuzma will represent Lakers at NBA Draft Lottery next week

first_img How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersKuzma was a first-round pick in the 2017 draft, selected 27th overall. In his second NBA season, Kuzma averaged 18.7 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting. Following his rookie season, he was named to the All-Rookie First Team.The Lakers have become regulars at the lottery during their postseason drought. They had the No. 7 overall pick in 2014 (Julius Randle) and the No. 2 pick in 2015 (D’Angelo Russell), 2016 (Brandon Ingram) and 2017 (Lonzo Ball).Related Articles Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Kyle Kuzma will represent the Lakers at the NBA Draft Lottery next week in Chicago, Spectrum SportsNet reported Tuesday evening.The Lakers, who finished 37-45 this season, currently have the 11th-best odds, giving them a 9.4 percent chance at a top-four pick and a 2 percent chance at landing the No. 1 overall pick.The lottery will be televised live on ESPN next Tuesday (May 14) at 5:30 p.m. PT.The Lakers, who have yet to name a head coach, are reportedly negotiating a deal with former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue to replace Luke Walton, who parted ways with the team after finishing his third season in mid-April. Former Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel and Toronto Raptors assistant Phil Handy are reportedly being considered as possible additions to a Lue-led staff.center_img Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions last_img

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