Expectations for Lonzo Ball this Season

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Expectations for Lonzo Ball this Season 

Post#1 » by lamscott » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:47 pm

His shot looks a lot better.
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Post#2 » by sfernald » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:50 pm

With Zion and Reddick and Jrue too there, if he can stay healthy, I expect him to lead the league in assists.
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Post#3 » by Drou » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:51 pm

YEah I think he'll have a very good season, he's very talented after all. LA wasn't meant for him because of all the **** he had to go through thanks to his moronic father.
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Re: Expectations for Lonzo Ball this Season 

Post#4 » by lonzo_pelota » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:51 pm

that jumper is a small sample size but it did look improved, what i want to see from him is
his free throw percentage getting better, because he was apprehensive about driving and finishing because of his poor free throw shooting last year if memory serves
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Post#5 » by MrDollarBills » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:53 pm

He should get a lot of assists running the court with Zion.
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Post#6 » by Dominater » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:53 pm

Just don't get injured and the rest will take care of itself
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Post#7 » by levon » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:56 pm

Do we like him now?
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Post#8 » by ZemGOAT » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:56 pm

Borderline all star hopefully
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Post#9 » by Duke4life831 » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:04 pm

It's going to be petty funny if Lonzo becomes a favorite on this place. I would love to see the mental Gymnastics by many on that one.

Ive always been a fan of his and still am. I think he is in the perfect place. Plenty of lob threats, should be a very fast pace team, the starters may lack shooting but the bench is stacked with it. I think he could battle for the assist lead this year and have very low turnovers to go with it.

His FT%is garbage and I expect that to be the same. But he did go from 30% to 33% from 3 from year 1 to 2. If he can make another 3% jump and get to 36% to go with his facilitating and defense. Dude can be a stud.

Still think the LA/Pels trade was a win win for both sides. LA got their superstar to go with Lebron and Pels got 2 really good young prospects that fit perfect with what they're doing.
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Post#10 » by Swish1906 » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:08 pm

sfernald wrote:With Zion and Reddick and Jrue too there, if he can stay healthy, I expect him to lead the league in assists.


BECAUSE of Jrue he wont lead the league in assist for sure.

I think his stats stay pretty much the same with some slightly improved %
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Post#12 » by TheDoors24 » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:13 pm

levon wrote:Do we like him now?


That's what i was thinking. Lakers = He's trash. Pelicans = he should be good!
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Post#13 » by GeorgeMarcus » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:18 pm

I’ve always liked his game so I don’t have to be a hypocrite to like it in New Orleans. I think he’ll flourish in their fast paced system.

It’s Ingram that I’m skeptical of, but I’m not counting him out just yet.
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Post#14 » by Mamba Mentality » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:19 pm

Lakers Zo-trash, bust, overrated

Pelicans Zo-borderline all-star, stud

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Post#15 » by CumberlandPosey » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:19 pm

future max plus mip.expectations are high...
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Post#16 » by Forte IV » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:25 pm

12, 7 and 8 with 36% from 3
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Post#17 » by GusFring » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:41 pm

I expect him to eat a lot of Salami, that's my guess.
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Post#18 » by Mamba4Goat » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:49 pm

As someone else alluded to, I just want a healthy season for him. He'll be good enough to produce starter level stats at a minimum if he stays healthy.
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Re: Expectations for Lonzo Ball this Season 

Post#19 » by ProcessDoctor » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:57 pm

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Post#20 » by BlazersBroncos » Wed Oct 9, 2019 10:04 pm

I think he plays a lot better this year because the game will become fun again outside the LAL clown show. I still think his offense will always be an issue, and while he may become a meh set 3PT shooter (Which is an improvement) he likely never improves enough at the line or finishing in traffic to really max his passing. He has always been good on defense and that should continue. Holiday / Ball, if they can play on offense together, can really be a great defensive duo.

No reason the Pels cant make the playoffs. I am a Blazers fan and think that team could beat us on any given night. Really underrated talent base, albeit maybe lacking a bench guy who can create for himself.

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