Shortly after discovering that they had lost the Kawhi Leonard draw to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers decided to focus more on their Toronto Raptors teammate Danny Green, who Klay Thompson's outside, was unquestionably the best goalkeeper on the board.
Green agreed to sign a $ 30 million, two-year contract on July 6, and since then his new teammates have apparently tried to make his transition as smooth as possible. In the last episode of Green's podcast, "Inside the Green Room," the 32-year-old gunner said LeBron James and Kyle Kuzma had been in touch with him at various points in the process, including the recruitment process. :
"All these guys have reached out. Kuz actually took on a leadership role for a young man, putting us together. He organized a small group discussion and made sure everyone knew who the number was, by reaching out and telling everyone where he would be this summer. LeBron lets everyone know when this happens and when it happens. "Bron was really good with the process, man – I'm patient for most … I just talked to them here and there."
As the face of the team, James should assume a leadership role, but Kuzma's role is a little harder to evaluate. Although he is the oldest player in the lineup, Kuzma only enters his third year in the NBA. However, it does not seem that it prevents him from becoming a leader.
Say what you want about Kuzma, but he did everything to make his name synonymous with the Lakers and it worked for him so far. As long as it is producing on the ground, that should not be a problem.
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