Lonzo Ball is now a Laker

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The Los Angeles Lakers made it official and drafted UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the second pick in the NBA Draft.

It’s been speculated and talked about for months and Ball, a graduate of Chino Hills High School, has said he wanted to be a Laker. He only played one season at UCLA before declaring for the draft. While at UCLA he broke the single season assists record and won the Wayman Tisdale Award as the top freshman in the country.

His stats at UCLA: 35.1 minutes per game, field goal percentage of .551, 3-point percentage .412, free throws .673, rebounds 6 per game, assists: 7.6, steals: 1.8, blocked shots: .8 and he averaged 14.6 points.

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UPDATE: The Lakers also drafted Kyle Kuzma from Utah, Josh Hart from Villanova, and Thomas Bryant from Indiana.

The draft picks will be appearing at a press conference later today and we will bring coverage. Look for updates on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Top photo of Lonzo Ball from Wikipedia