Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram need to be more consistently aggressive - Chiney Ogwumike | The Jump

  • Published on Jan 8, 2019
  • Rachel Nichols, Chiney Ogwumike and Richard Jefferson react on The Jump to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton challenging his players, including wanting more passion and aggression from Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram in the team’s win vs. the Dallas Mavericks Monday. Jefferson says you can’t get called out by your coach for poor effort more than once. Ogwumike wonders why the coach even has to call Lonzo and Ingram out to get his message across and says they need to be more consistent.
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Comments • 243

  • 1 1
    1 1 3 months ago

    New nba players are fkn soft

  • Prince Poetic
    Prince Poetic 4 months ago

    Her fine ass is so fine....& will dunk on you Bruh 😂😂😂😂 anyway LA is gonna trade these boys anyway so its all good

  • anthony cheesman
    anthony cheesman 4 months ago

    This team is trash without LeBron

  • keef davis
    keef davis 4 months ago

    Chiney is sucking up to Luke and slamming the 22 yr olds.
    ESPN's kind of girl.

  • Sigmund Mason
    Sigmund Mason 4 months ago

    When Kuzma and Hart Bomb they get no criticism and Zo and B.i much younger. They just got more pressure to ball so they can be trade bait.

  • Verse Wonder
    Verse Wonder 4 months ago

    Once you sign for millions the pressure is on!!

  • Verse Wonder
    Verse Wonder 4 months ago

    How are you defending these 2 they are no where near being All stars and Ball has games where doesn’t even score🤷🏿‍♂️

  • Midnight Ninja
    Midnight Ninja 4 months ago

    Ingram is consistent and it was lonzo who started to get hot late in this game so put Ingrams name first and leave lonzo bust out of this

  • Classic O.G
    Classic O.G 4 months ago

    Please young Black woman please wear your hair you look silly with that on your head

  • Kinson Cooper
    Kinson Cooper 4 months ago

    The question is, why didn't He challenge them last year too.... it speaks to coaching..... the pressure is on Luke and he wad put on blast.. and we won't forget he has to coach LBJ too.

  • Richard Collins
    Richard Collins 4 months ago

    They are just kids damn man they needed a little push

  • Cesar
    Cesar 4 months ago

    Still NOT buying this BUST is any good !!.

  • Geranamo Free
    Geranamo Free 4 months ago

    Ingram has value but Ball needs time in the d league. He needs to see how hungry those players are to replace him.

  • Won Lee
    Won Lee 4 months ago

    they still lack legitmate skills to produce consistently. its not just their attitude or mindset. mindset and attitude arent the remedies for all smh

  • Hiram Abiff
    Hiram Abiff 4 months ago

    Who cares what these bitches think. What are their qualifications to even speak on the NBA. Feminism has ameriKKKa by the balls

  • Christopher Cudiamat
    Christopher Cudiamat 4 months ago

    thats why donkic is special than these 2.haha

  • Christian Duque
    Christian Duque 4 months ago

    It’s like they choose to only watch offensive highlights when analyzing the game. These guests opinions are flawed.

  • JudgeBullShit
    JudgeBullShit 4 months ago

    Who is this captain obvious???

    NBA FANBOY 4 months ago

    thay are a bunch of bums lavar is a genius

  • Sheila Turner
    Sheila Turner 4 months ago

    Brandon Ingram is too inconsistent, Lebron is out and he's still struggling. These are professional and the coach has to motivate you and for Lonzo is thinks too much on the court. But these two are definitely making it hard to keep them on the team next year. Brandon Ingram needs to be traded immediately we has Lakers fans are tired of waiting for him to develop, he's to laid back for LA. And Lonzo needs to work on those free throw because its becoming a serious problem for the team. Maybe we should call Lavar to get on him because this is embarrassing for the Big Baller Brand when he's on the bench most of the fourth quarters.

  • Yadiel De Jesus Morales

    The name of that 🍫 goddess please"💥🔥😽

  • Jason Tan
    Jason Tan 4 months ago

    I know RJ, that's how Shaq felt too in Cleveland

  • Nazair King
    Nazair King 4 months ago

    Ingram should stop getting the ball full court. Run the team LONZO

  • J Money
    J Money 4 months ago +2

    Ingram doesn’t need to be more aggressive.. he needs to be more UNSELFISH.. his constant iso kills the team.

  • Walker
    Walker 4 months ago

    Until the end of time: FUCK YOU RACHEL for that DRose shit you pulled!!!

  • Bo Rood
    Bo Rood 4 months ago

    Lonzo Bust will be remembered as one of the worst players in NBA history.

  • Delvon thefutureisourtv BBall academy Matthew

    She know her basketball

  • Angel Ortega
    Angel Ortega 4 months ago

    Chiney is so pretty

  • dr. jones
    dr. jones 4 months ago

    the African girl w the 2lbs of eye makeup and 7lbs of fake ass weave please just stop it!

  • ssimpson11234
    ssimpson11234 4 months ago

    It’s insane how much pressure these two guys have and it’s high draft picks in the nba right now that have the same inconsistency issue but it’s no mention of them

  • Neel Pendyala
    Neel Pendyala 4 months ago

    Sitting in a corner waiting for a three or a dunk...sounds like playing with LeBron lmao

  • Tlev1984
    Tlev1984 4 months ago +1

    Kinda sucks for Brandon and Zo. Expectations are way too high. Look at all the other teams with developing young players. Kings, Nets, Hawks, Mavericks, Knicks Bulls, Magic, Suns, and Timberwolves. All of their guys get to take their time to develop. The main reason they have all these expectations is because #1 they play for the Lakers #2 Because Lebron is on the team. Any other team I'm sure would love to have Brandon, Zo, or Kuzma. They would have a great upside. I get it, pressure is good sometimes and maybe they do need to play better but it went from let's take our time to we gotta be able to beat the Warriors. Really? Let these guys grow and develop lol. But that's not news. 80% of basketball news is about Lebron, Lakers, Warriors and the sometimes about other teams.

  • Roger Blands
    Roger Blands 4 months ago

    Is it just me or Richard Jefferson is really gay?

  • Freddy Johnson
    Freddy Johnson 4 months ago

    Lol everybody saying their young, give them time...You wasn't saying that when they got drafted and you were acting like them winning the summer league two years ago was the actual finals...For the last 5 years, every draft pick that the Lakers have chosen has been crowned the franchise savior, but y'all willing to trade them for AD in a heartbeat huh...

  • Robby Lape
    Robby Lape 4 months ago

    Rj barret is funny for that answer about playing with lebron

    KING LOS 4 months ago

    This why PG didn't wanna play for the Lakers, if they expect 21 year olds to play like All-Stars imagine what they would've expected out of him the guy would've had to be Kobe to please them. With the way the media overreact to everything, the fans expecting a ring every year and the haters piling on everytime someone has a bad game the Lakers will never land a top free agent who will wanna deal with that pressure and stress

  • trusty davis
    trusty davis 4 months ago

    Young with talent but lets be real they have LeBron on there team so there for they have to be in championship mode even though they never been to a championship or playoff I'll judge them next year when as the east continues to get stronger an west starts to reach its height

  • A. pollow
    A. pollow 4 months ago

    You all complain Lonzo can't score but say he needs to be more aggressive lmao

  • Justin Marshall
    Justin Marshall 4 months ago

    I love Chiney

  • Flying Spacerock
    Flying Spacerock 4 months ago +1

    They BOTH passive AF. They BOTH have a Lazy gait.

  • Hey Hayes
    Hey Hayes 4 months ago +2

    I would passionately creampie Rachel

  • EntertainmentUniverse
    EntertainmentUniverse 4 months ago

    Bruh they are only 21 you cannot expect them to be great. They are both doing alright but come on, you can't just say that they are getting better and better as time goes on. I may understand the frustraton with Ingram because he has been in the league longer. Lonzo? He is in his second year, plus he is playing with Lebron so he won't be able to fully play his PG role. This time without Bron will benefit Zo

  • King Dang
    King Dang 4 months ago +1

    People have to understand that these guys are still Youngbloods ! They’re still growing and learning. Give them a bit of time before they can exceed !!

  • Smurfeo
    Smurfeo 4 months ago

    Problem is....Lakers players can't shoot (you may barely get a good game out of 1 of them... barely) not every night but BARELY

    • KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron
      KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron 4 months ago

      Lakers cant shot because their coach use only 1 true 3 & D and Kuzma in the starting lineup so only 2 players out of 5 can hit 3s,BI and Lonzo are unreliable from 3 .He starts with classic center wich is fine but other than that everything is wrong .U cant have more ballhandlers than 3p shooters ,this aint 80s basketball .Their best 3 & D is KCP and Luke keeps him on the bench .
      When they meet teams that clog the paint they will struggle every time .Lakers are the worst shooting and worst free throw shooting team in the league .

  • 907 gonefishin
    907 gonefishin 4 months ago

    Why does he need to challenge him? Shouldn’t he already be working hard? What a joke of an NBA player. Dear NBA you fucking suck.

  • pvanganimare
    pvanganimare 4 months ago

    Lakers fans know drafting lonzo was a mistake. They're trying their best to hype up lonzo by saying he is a good passer and wow can he play defense. Ignoring lonzo's lack of offensive abilities like being a right hand shooter shooting from the left side of his face.
    And for the "he's only age 21" hype excuse. If you dangle 21 year old Tatum, fox or Mitchell in front of the dumbass Lakers fans face, I guarantee you the dumbass Lakers fans will trade "good passer good defense lonzo" for one of those three 21 year olds lol.

    • Freddy Johnson
      Freddy Johnson 4 months ago

      They'll trade him for AD in a split second like the rest of the team but LA fans don't want to admit that

  • keef davis
    keef davis 4 months ago

    D. Russell & J. Randle look awesome now.
    And when Zo & BI are gone, they will look awesome also.
    Fire Luke.

  • Danny D Legend
    Danny D Legend 4 months ago

    Richard at the end LMAO 😂😂😂😂😂

  • tom power
    tom power 4 months ago

    More like chiney ogshutthefuckup

  • Kenyata Jones
    Kenyata Jones 4 months ago

    When Lebron is playing win or lose Espn talk all day about LA and Lebron but when LA is losing they don't mention them.

  • CSI Grissom
    CSI Grissom 4 months ago

    Sorry, No NBA player will take advice from a WNBA player, unless your goal is to get Slower, Less Explosive, more turn-overs and no dunks ever.

  • EXIT 11 AOP
    EXIT 11 AOP 4 months ago

    Bi and ball are good players but right now they are not the go to guys to carry a team bi is a iso player and zo is scared to score with lebron being out can't when in the west playing like that..i just like hell we can win the next few games before we face okc the warriors and Houston

  • Lu C
    Lu C 4 months ago +1

    You guys in the comment section are so soft. Nobody is saying that Zo and Ingram aren’t good players. What’s being questioned is their hunger and their aggressiveness. You can be young and make mistakes but if your effort doesn’t appear to be there from an early point then where’s it gonna come from later on

  • Blueprint Style
    Blueprint Style 4 months ago

    Fk outta here, they won the games, no one is perfect every night... Lonzo and BI are still learning the game and playing together as a team, give them some credit for the win

  • Jamal Amiri Hamed
    Jamal Amiri Hamed 4 months ago +9

    (((((KYLE KUZMA))))) doesn't come to play every night. . .
    He comes to *shoot* every night.
    Big difference.

    • Lakers Reaction
      Lakers Reaction 4 months ago +4

      Jamal Amiri Hamed big facts .. KUZMA STANS are outta control

    • lroy74
      lroy74 4 months ago

      +Jamal Amiri Hamed lol 😂 Well dont mind if I do. Nice roast btw. Not a stan. Dont even like the Lakers.... I just like that he doesnt play like a scary lil bitch like Ball or Ingram. Shoot til you make one young baller and have a short memory

    • Jamal Amiri Hamed
      Jamal Amiri Hamed 4 months ago +2

      Only his delusional, mindless, hypocritical stans think that.
      Whenever BI has a 4-20 game or a stretch where he shoots 10-41 (as {{{{{KUZMA}}}}} recently has) and the fans give him credit for putting in the work feel free to holla back. 😂✋

    • lroy74
      lroy74 4 months ago +1

      He DO be shooting but he comes to work. He aint soft like them other youngins he put in work and aint scared of shit. Kuzma is legit

  • Chris Renshaw
    Chris Renshaw 4 months ago

    I like that black girl she is hot

  • andola jackson
    andola jackson 4 months ago

    so they aint gonna say aything about zo letting 8 threes fly and going for 50% from there........showcasing his "pace" and ability to control a game when hes being aggressive coming into his nash/jkidd form....to act like these arent steps in the right direction is just a waste of ESPN's damn money paying people to say or act otherwise

  • Mohau Mokhethi
    Mohau Mokhethi 4 months ago

    These guys are 21 most kids at 21 are in college getting high and drunk
    They are trying to rush player development with a terrible coach and an unnecessary amount of pressure because LeBron is in the team

  • caddysway15
    caddysway15 4 months ago +1

    When analyst think the kings still suck 😂 do y'all even watch the games or just the Lakers

  • LA Clippers
    LA Clippers 4 months ago +39

    Lakers fans after every W: "They're good players! Bright future!"
    Lakers fans after every L: "They suck! Trade them for AD already!" 🤣

    • Jonathan Jennings
      Jonathan Jennings 4 months ago

      Lmao nah those aren’t true laker fans they came with bron

    • Bill Yu
      Bill Yu 4 months ago

      Well, even if they become elite players, I still want AD lol.

    • Bann Taylor
      Bann Taylor 4 months ago

      I love Lonzo Ball, i know he is going to be great, but if I can get Anthony Fucking Davis, i will trade everyone (except for The GOAT) from Zo to Luke Walton.

    • Dreadrockz
      Dreadrockz 4 months ago

      But Ya'll want Durant and Kawhi 😂

    • Tom Kirk
      Tom Kirk 4 months ago

      LA Clippers so true be consistent fans before you ask for them to be consistent 😂 win or lose I wanna keep zo maybe less bi just because he’s had a few years and is still struggling

  • Coley Jennings
    Coley Jennings 4 months ago +7

    The problem is these 2 have never had a chance to really developed on their own before lebron and everything that accompanies him joined them

  • Axel Sama
    Axel Sama 4 months ago

    They need to be traded point blank

  • nikeairjordanfly
    nikeairjordanfly 4 months ago +3

    ingram is inconsistent AF.

    • MrSpliffstarz
      MrSpliffstarz 4 months ago

      +LAbron James lol at playing with Irving is easier. Lebron passes the ball and draws double. If Ingram had basketball IQ he would know how to cut for easy buckets. Kuzma knows this and he gets a lot of dunks.

    • KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron
      KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron 4 months ago

      +LAbron James BI should play better at this point .He has 1 more year than Tatum in the NBA .

    • LAbron James
      LAbron James 4 months ago

      Player A: 16.6ppg, 4.6rebs, 2.5 ast
      Player B: 16.1ppg, 6.4rebs, 1.8ast
      Ingram is player A and Tatum is player B. Playing with Irving is easier than playing with LeBron. Also Tatum has played more games than Ingram this season. His numbers are better and he's INCONSISTENT.

  • the award winning sports channel

    They need to hit the weight room

  • Caleb Wong
    Caleb Wong 4 months ago

    Trade Lonzo

  • Steve Offermann
    Steve Offermann 4 months ago +3

    Chiney looking good 😍

    • Robby Lape
      Robby Lape 4 months ago

      Steve Offermann u be looking good 2👀

  • blastoi5e
    blastoi5e 4 months ago

    why does espn care so much about this fucking team, its so annoying. unsubbed

  • DracariaEntertainment
    DracariaEntertainment 4 months ago

    Trade Magic for AD. He cant be allowed to make more draft picks like lonzo and fuck the team

  • Sankofa Suite
    Sankofa Suite 4 months ago

    Do you guys think Zo is a better rapper or hooper, lol 😂
    Side note: any reviews on the Zo2’s

  • Pláybòï Slàttîér
    Pláybòï Slàttîér 4 months ago

    Brandon Ingram is a god

  • SportsView💻tv
    SportsView💻tv 4 months ago

    Lonzo can utilize the dribble penetration and knock down 3s!

  • Mark Simmons
    Mark Simmons 4 months ago

    Team overrated LA players need to be more consistently TALENTED.

  • Elias Ayala
    Elias Ayala 4 months ago +18

    The problem is the media and the storyline creators that mess up how people sleep at night who play for the lakers , there core is mainly 2nd year players besides ingram , they are exactly where they should be and show great flashes of what to come , other than that they just waiting for Bron , they got upside and potential

    • andola jackson
      andola jackson 4 months ago

      IKR zu already proven he can put his 12-15 mins in a playoff run, and if we get mo in form for the years to come thats a good 1-2 combo

  • 1quickster
    1quickster 4 months ago

    Dallas is a sorry team just like the Lakers. It's a battle of two sorry teams. Ingram and LOnzo should be the first one to be shipped up if a trade goes down.

  • hypnosquirrel
    hypnosquirrel 4 months ago +3

    you can teach skill but you can't teach hungry.

    • hypnosquirrel
      hypnosquirrel 4 months ago

      +Robby Lapeawwww.... you look so cute in your bright yellow lonzo ball pajama set....mommy bought you some matching big baller booties too.

    • Robby Lape
      Robby Lape 4 months ago

      Guarantee you were the hustle player in highschool

    • kenneth sandy
      kenneth sandy 4 months ago +1

      Them niggas suck

  • Cardi B
    Cardi B 4 months ago

    Ball has a lot to prove

  • Campy Camp
    Campy Camp 4 months ago

    Big Ballzless Brand

  • Mo Mo
    Mo Mo 4 months ago +1

    Why do bitches have to ruin everything?

  • Gary
    Gary 4 months ago

    Ingram is always aggressive he just misses alot and takes alot of bad shots

    • Gary
      Gary 4 months ago

      Brandon Ingram & D’Angelo Russell Burner Account 29% from three and 51% ts. Those are horrible numbers

    • Pláybòï Slàttîér
      Pláybòï Slàttîér 4 months ago

      still shooting 46%

  • johnny.
    johnny. 4 months ago +6

    Classic espn going off what the coaches say, never make up their own content

  • 360 Crazy
    360 Crazy 4 months ago +3

    Bruh...why headline the video w critcism? They won last night. Ya'll wouldn't do this to the Mavs and Luka. "Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram shows a lot of aggressiveness in W over Mavs and Luka Doncic" would've been more appropriate. Can't wait to see what they title the video after the next Luka and Mavs win. " Luka Doncic : The greatest rookie ever. Leads Mavs over the Suns w 20 pts and 5 assist" ESPN? BiasPN.

  • Frankie Russell
    Frankie Russell 4 months ago +28

    Yesterday "they had no passion." Now "they need to be consistent." Can't satisfy the media.

    • Huesos 138
      Huesos 138 4 months ago

      Both are true. There is no friction between those two sentiments.

    • KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron
      KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron 4 months ago

      They had no passion vs Knicks and lost .Than the next game they didnt have passion and lost again badly .They have a damm point .They need be both consistent and play with more passion .U cant play 1 good game and take a break another 5 games .They need bring this kind of fire every night if they want to catch the playoffs .

    • Kawhi The GOAT
      Kawhi The GOAT 4 months ago

      please stfu

    • Reese B
      Reese B 4 months ago +2

      They’re being fair. Tf. You sound like a fanboy.

    • Ben *Clank* Simmons
      Ben *Clank* Simmons 4 months ago

      Darwin Chavez they’re young athletes. Some days they got it, some days they don’t.

  • Toma
    Toma 4 months ago

    Lonzo is a bust.

    • Ayyocurleh Mustache
      Ayyocurleh Mustache 4 months ago

      Bro. Hes already set a record being the youngest to do something in the league beating lebron james himself. Stop using the word bust around like its a word for a player not doing good. Its a permanent word that signifies he wont do aything significant. Markelle fultz is a bust. Theres a difference.

    • Not Your Average Citizens
      Not Your Average Citizens 4 months ago

      So is dsj then

    • Toma
      Toma 4 months ago

      +First Last Are you his accountant or something?

    • Toma
      Toma 4 months ago

      +First Last He's still a bust tho :/

    • First Last
      First Last 4 months ago +1

      He's still making millions in the league while your talking shit on RU-clip.

  • Sid Johnson
    Sid Johnson 4 months ago

    this "im from texas" bitch is lowkey annoying

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 4 months ago

    I am still not impress with ball

  • KPspeaks FACTS
    KPspeaks FACTS 4 months ago

    I'm an analyst and I just repeat the narrative of others..just to pass it off as my own.

  • Jonathan Nelson
    Jonathan Nelson 4 months ago +6

    BI Zo Kuz Hart Zu Svi Mo 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Slime Ball MK
    Slime Ball MK 4 months ago +1

    What is it u do again

  • ShowTimeGaming
    ShowTimeGaming 4 months ago +32

    BI definitely been up and down this season. the skill is definitely there, he just needs to learn how to put it altogether,shot choices, playmaking,(FREETHROWS) etc.LA won’t wait for that and he’ll probably be traded. Imo Around 23-24 we’ll really find out what type of player BI can be. Some players breakout early, some break out later.

    • Armedas WorkShops
      Armedas WorkShops 4 months ago

      On the lakers

    • Armedas WorkShops
      Armedas WorkShops 4 months ago

      +Doctor Cthulhu he's 2nd in averaging ppg
      With 18.5

    • Quel aka Lil Nino
      Quel aka Lil Nino 4 months ago

      True statement but they really don’t take advantage of ft’s

    • Doctor Cthulhu
      Doctor Cthulhu 4 months ago

      ShowTimeGaming oh he’s shown what he can be: -an inconsistent 2nd man on a losing team
      -or an inconsistent 4th man on a winning team.
      He needs out of the light in LA, that place wasn’t made for players like Ingram, where failure is there worse than failure in PHO/Tor/Mil/Minn.
      you can lose in small markets, and the local media will still be on your side, because they need team access. That’s what Ingram, and Ball, need to start improving their game.

  • Lance Miller
    Lance Miller 4 months ago +94

    THEY'RE 21!!! 98% OF YOUNG NBA PLAYERS ARE INCONSISTENT. I swear the standards are higher for Zo and BI

    • Verse Wonder
      Verse Wonder 4 months ago

      T Thomas Y’all kids nowadays think everyone should give you time in the world and no direct hard criticism. The real aint nothing like that.

    • Verse Wonder
      Verse Wonder 4 months ago

      Fuck that, they are both #2 picks this is a mans league. The standard should be higher!

    • Jason Tan
      Jason Tan 4 months ago


    • Lance Miller
      Lance Miller 4 months ago

      Lmao, you guys are crazy all I keep hearing is "Magic and his daddy put great expectations on him and said he was this great player" and since he hasn't reached his prime day 1 you've all seen all you need to consider his career a failure at 21. I hear you guys bringing up other young players but are forgetting the fact that they are just as inconsistent as Zo and BI, it's like you all ignore the bad games and bad stretches they have, Simmons literally can't and won't shoot but y'all believe he's something generational, Jaylen Brown bad play is being ignored, but somehow it's BI that needs to be traded and given up on. In Zo's class the #1 pick is being babied and given a pass at every turn, Tatum has regressed from his rookie year and is more inconsistent than Zo this year if you really looked at it but you all ignore the bad games he's been playing, Mitchell is the definition of a ballhog, how many guys can score 20 in the nba if they're allowed to shoot 20 times? and to compare Zo with Fox a guy playing without any other ball handlers is crazy, imagine Fox's stats if he played with ball dominate players like BI and Bron? Many in the media was saying Josh Jackson was the next great player that had that "mamba mentality", I hear nothing about his bad play.
      I know I'm hear the "they play for the Lakers in La", but they doesn't mean they get held to higher standards just because of it that's just lazy and stupid to do that

    • KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron
      KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron 4 months ago

      +LAbron James BI has 1 more year than Tatum in the NBA .Tatum should be compared to Lonzo because they are both from same draft ,and clearly Tatum is much better now and also much better prospect than Lonzo .
      BI is in his 3rd year ,and i dont see much progress .
      Bottom line is both BI and Lonzo are kinda overrated and overhyped .And if Lakers keep waiting indefenitevely for this 2 guys it might be the end of them .
      Lakers need trade both of them for a superstar(AD would be ideal),they cant wait forever ,they have Lebron now and clearly he has a small window left to be elite player .

  • AAL
    AAL 4 months ago

    verified and good journalists on ESPN

    that's it, that's the list

    honorable mention:Steven A Smith

  • Brandon Wallace
    Brandon Wallace 4 months ago +51

    Man the media is killing these 2 guys. Steve Nash and Dirk were no good when they first started and then it all came together. We all see the talent just chill. It’s also not just those 2 guys that were bad those 3 games.

    • Brandon Wallace
      Brandon Wallace 4 months ago

      NyRat I just watched the Jump piece on Dirk and dude was coming off the bench and didn’t even think he belonged in the league.

    • dirk diggler
      dirk diggler 4 months ago

      Brandon Wallace Lonzo has played well 5 out of the 7 games lbj has been out do you guys watch basketball ?

    • Max Kellerman Forrest
      Max Kellerman Forrest 4 months ago

      +Doctor Cthulhu You have no idea what you're talking about. All Lonzo was able to do in the off season was bulk up he couldn't play basketball until September. Give him another off season where he's able to train Basketball and he'll be an all star imo

    • Orenthal James
      Orenthal James 4 months ago +1

      Nobody’s questioning there potential/talent.. LBJ even said lonzo doesn’t know how good he is yet.. they’re questioning their passion bcuz most of these analyst n former players revere old school NBA where nobody EVER questioned players heart or aggression.. I think it’s just that old school vs new school mentality where the previous generation believes the current is undeservingly entitled n arrogant.. and they’re usually not wrong🤷🏾‍♂️

    • Kenneth Binion
      Kenneth Binion 4 months ago

      +NyRat I'm guessing you don't remember young Dirk/Steve. People said they were gonna be busts cuz they weren't consistent enough early in their careers. Just like with Lonzo and BI people saw flashes but they questioned their consistency. You just didn't hear about it every single day cuz social media wasn't crazy back then. That adds to the problem too. Nowadays people think they need to draw conclusions after every single game, nobody has any patience. This is why players like Oladipo get traded 3 times and then blossom into an elite player. If the magic were patient they'd have an all-star on the roster rn. I understand there's the Lebron's/Luka's/Tatum's that come into the league ready. But the majority of all-star level players have to grind to that point slowly.

  • MrGenexxx
    MrGenexxx 4 months ago +8

    When they lost to the Knicks I knew they were told to lose as many games as possible until the self proclaimed goat comes back and “turns the lakers season around”. Then LeEspn gonna start pushing his mvp case. Scripted AF!

    • Manuel Filimon
      Manuel Filimon 4 months ago

      Yo, watch a guy named Zachary k Bursad or something. I don't really believe it cuz I love Pro sports and don't want to look like I wasted 1000 plus hours watching it. but it's insane with what he comes up with and he has evidence after evidence after evidence. Its not a typical video co sure.

    • Shabaka Smkss
      Shabaka Smkss 4 months ago

      MrGenexxx look lebron haters are mad that when lebron leaves the team get worse deal with it lol 😂
      He not the goat tho but still
      And rondo is still out

      Kuzma was out these 2 games but came back and played bad

    • Shabaka Smkss
      Shabaka Smkss 4 months ago

      MrGenexxx that makes no sense lol

    • Jayvon Johnson
      Jayvon Johnson 4 months ago +1

      I know Skip Bayless ain’t make burner RU-clip account

    • Jayvon Johnson
      Jayvon Johnson 4 months ago

      This nigga blowed 🤦🏿‍♂️💀

  • Westside Buddy
    Westside Buddy 4 months ago

    Damn Richard, let someone else talk.

    • lil E The G
      lil E The G 4 months ago

      They're women they don't need to

  • Westside Buddy
    Westside Buddy 4 months ago

    We’ll be just fine. Laker gang 💪🏿

  • Carolina Howard
    Carolina Howard 4 months ago +15

    Bi and LONZO needs to be better 💯

    • Carolina Howard
      Carolina Howard 4 months ago +1

      King Austin ok well am Mexican 🇲🇽 so I don’t care bout English 💯

    • King Austin
      King Austin 4 months ago

      your English also needs to be better 😭

    • johnny.
      johnny. 4 months ago +2

      Carolina Howard stoopid

    • Antwane Jackson
      Antwane Jackson 4 months ago

      You said bi🤣

  • Brian B
    Brian B 4 months ago +17

    Bro THEY JUST BEAT THE MAVS! Zo and Ingram went OFF. Zo just new a little more aggressiveness and Ingram needs to be a bit more explosive. But they’re STILL young. Keep them and grow them. Golden State part two is ON THE WAY.

    • Andre Riter
      Andre Riter 4 months ago +1

      +Brian B Lol that ship sailed the moment LeBron joined the team, he's hijacked the franchise and ruined their future for his own selfish needs wanting to be in Hollywood.

    • Abinav Sankaranthi
      Abinav Sankaranthi 4 months ago


    • deon brinson
      deon brinson 4 months ago

      I Cosign that 100% 🎯

    • Sid Johnson
      Sid Johnson 4 months ago +2

      sajeethan sakthivel Denver is San Antonio 2.0

    • sajeethan sakthivel
      sajeethan sakthivel 4 months ago

      denver is golden state 2.0

  • Haider al
    Haider al 4 months ago +12

    The problem is Luke

    • Adam V
      Adam V 4 months ago

      He’s part of the problem but Lonzo and BI have shown piss poor effort in some of these losses. I don’t care if your shots aren’t falling, if you don’t agree with the coaches system, you always have to put in effort and they weren’t doing that previously

    • Darwin Chavez
      Darwin Chavez 4 months ago

      The same coached coached that New York, Minnesota, and Mavs. Literally the only difference was the effort from the players

    • KPspeaks FACTS
      KPspeaks FACTS 4 months ago

      Big Facts

    • SeRgio [][]
      SeRgio [][] 4 months ago

      Haider al haha how is Luke the problem? With lebron and rondo out the lakers should be thankful they even beat the mavs. The whole lakers roster is trash

  • Checks Over Stripes
    Checks Over Stripes 4 months ago +20

    They better keep it up!

  • Jacob Krause
    Jacob Krause 4 months ago +54

    Ball and Ingram are good players with a lot of potential.

    • KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron
      KD needs 4 stars and 3 refs to beat Lebron 4 months ago

      Lakers should be more concerned to win now or in near future .Lebron doesnt have time to wait untill all this young players will mature .If they can get AD they should do it .

    • kevin jjj
      kevin jjj 4 months ago

      Ball I understand it his second year but igram in his third that's enough time to get your shit right he been a big disappointment

    • SlenderMan Prod.
      SlenderMan Prod. 4 months ago


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      Łeone 4 months ago


    • Rondel Johnson
      Rondel Johnson 4 months ago +3

      Loads of potential but I agree they need to be more aggressive, with the skill set that they have they should be taking over games