HILARIOUS: Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma Taunts Anthony Davis Over His New Rolls Royce

Published 12/14/2020, 5:17 PM EST


The Los Angeles Lakers started their pre-season in some style. They have already defeated their cross city rivals LA Clippers twice already. While a certain 20-year-old Talen Horton-Tucker has been heralded as the standout player, Kyle Kuzma has also been impressive.

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Kuzma had a hilarious exchange with teammate Anthony Davis when he pulled up with his Rolls Royce. Kuzma taunted AD for being a showoff after winning the championship. Take a look

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Kuzma in the two games has scored 43 points and played 77 minutes he has played combined in the two games. He has shown good shooting form, and the Lakers will hope that he can continue this run of form.

These minutes are very important for Kuzma to work on his game, because the organization will expect him to step up after the departure of Danny Green. Kuzma had a disappointing season last year, as he was very inconsistent with his scoring.

Why this season is the last chance for Kuzma to prove himself for the Lakers

Kyle Kuzma has had a decent career till now. After being drafted as the 26th pick in the 2017 draft, he has extensively developed. His performances in the first two seasons were exceptionally well. He was coming up as the face of the franchise.

But with the arrival of stars like LeBron James and Anthony Davis, his output dropped. He was unable to adapt to a bench role, thus his productivity took a hit.

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Frank Vogel will hope that the 25-year-old has adjusted to his new role and can maintain his good form from the 3-point line. Kuzma will be facing additional pressure from sophomore Talen Horton-Tucker.

The 20-year-old has impressed everyone in the NBA with his performances in the preseason games against the Clippers. He has made a statement and will demand much more game time than last season.

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Kuzma will have to make the most of his minutes in order to stay ahead in the rotation. He has to become much more consistent to be in the roster.  If he does, he might be up for a big extension by Rob Pelinka and the Lakers.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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