Kyle Kuzma has been the Lakers' second-best player all season - Jalen Rose l Jalen & Jacoby

  • Published on Jan 10, 2019
  • Jalen Rose weighs in on Kyle Kuzma scoring a career-high 41 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 113-100 win against the Detroit Pistons.
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Comments • 107

  • #StretchGang #Stretcherzzz

    This guy's has it all wrong. It's Lance Kuzma then Javale.

  • B.I./Z.I./ZO
    B.I./Z.I./ZO 9 months ago

    Second best offensive player. Other guys on the team play both sides of the floor defending and getting Kuzma easy buckets

  • I M
    I M 9 months ago

    Jalen is an idiot, Kuzma is trash too. He doesn’t play any defense and grabs no rebounds at 6’10”. He only plays hard on offense. His numbers only look good cause he’s a volume shooter.

  • Jax Ace
    Jax Ace 9 months ago +1

    Thanks Jalen ‘captain obvious’ rose. We never knew who was the lakers second best player this season even after watching all the lakers games. But thanks for clarifying Jalen.

  • Mase
    Mase 9 months ago

    ESPN you need some better junior editors, whoever did this transcode fucked up the codec settings.

  • Austin Thigpen
    Austin Thigpen 9 months ago

    Here is what everybody misses. While I love Kuzma, he doesn’t score a lot of buckets off isolation plays. Zo and Ingram hit him in the right places to get the best shots. They all work well with each other. It’s that simple

  • melekey
    melekey 9 months ago

    Kyle kuzma has a vagina 😂

  • NOT Bill Walton's Clone

    There were flashes of great potential last year as a rookie. This year he’s proving it even more, and has completely separated himself from Ingram, Zo, and Hart as the best young Laker.
    Let’s start appreciating guys that stay in college longer than a year. There’s something to say about those kind of players, Kuz is the perfect example.

  • Peter
    Peter 9 months ago

    I love my Lakers without LeBron but Kyle could be a great player but I'm not sure if LeBron will hand over the sheriff of the town status too Kyle.

    MR HENIT2WINIT 9 months ago

    I would trade all three of them BUSTERS now! Kuzma, Ball and Ingram for Davis and Beal in a three team deal. I would do this NOW ASAP while their stock is high. All you Kuzma, Ingram and Ball lovers need to stop. They just beat Detroit? Detroit aint Shit! The Lakers should have beaten Detroit. Right now Kuzma's productivity is too up and down and sometimey. Trade all three busters for Davis and Beal NOW! Then pick up Melo for damn near nothing just to fill up the roster. (DISCLAIMER: Only use Melo to come off the bench NOT to start). I guarantee with LeBron Davis, Beal, Rondo and the rest of the squad, plus use Melo come to off the bench, the LAKERS WOULD WIN THIS YEAR! L8TR BIATCHES!

  • jerryng8888
    jerryng8888 9 months ago

    Trade Ingram

  • Justin 2914
    Justin 2914 9 months ago

    Jacobys 👃 looks rugged 🤣😂

  • CedRock starr
    CedRock starr 9 months ago

    Rondo is their 2nd most IMPORTANT player. Fasho

  • hillmut berger
    hillmut berger 9 months ago

    Kuzma is the better dude!

  • evloh
    evloh 9 months ago +1

    Nope Nope Nope! D is half the game and Lonzo is 1st team all NBA on D. Hate how all u media scrubs just ignore this. Best on ball defender on the team and arguably best defender at his position gets no love? Get out of here u scrubs. Subscribe to legit youtube channels that break down real ball not sensationalist buffoonery! Check outr LakersFilmRoom or BBALLBREAKDOWN. PEACE OUT SCRUBS!

  • Sohrob Ganjbaksh
    Sohrob Ganjbaksh 9 months ago +4

    Kobe and Lance are the greatest Lakers ever.

  • Joe Lang
    Joe Lang 9 months ago


  • Toney Brand
    Toney Brand 9 months ago +1

    Why is everyone so fascinated about getting rid of all the young guys. What if Cousins comes back and is the same player you could sign him, you telling me. Zo,BI,Bron,Kuz,Cousins that’s a championship with Hart and others coming off bench

    • Mike John
      Mike John 9 months ago

      @Toney Brand a mess! I agree.

    • Toney Brand
      Toney Brand 9 months ago +1

      @Mike John Well honestly Kuz doesn't I think hes purely a scorer, but Luke does a great job at masking is deficiencies on the defensive end and his poor rebounding, especially against the Pistons. Now BI and Zo on the other hand I believe currently Zo ranks top 5 among guards defensively and BI ranks as the 9th best defender in the league those two are really being slept on as far as how much they are contributing to this team. Without them this team would be a mess defensively.

    • Mike John
      Mike John 9 months ago +1

      Funny thing is B.I, Zo, Hart, Kuz all have the potential to be a menace on the defensive end.

  • 1quickster
    1quickster 9 months ago

    Kuzma is trying to play so good so he won't get traded. Trade lonzo and Ingram for Anthony Davis.

    • Joe Denson
      Joe Denson 9 months ago

      But that's not how it works. The guys playing better have more trade value and will be the pieces asked for in a trade. That's why Lonzo and BI aren't playing as well. Maybe they are affected mentally by the trade talks or maybe they know that the better they play the more likely they are trade bait.

  • Bo Rood
    Bo Rood 9 months ago

    And Lonzo Bust has been the worst player in the league.

  • Jacob Giordano
    Jacob Giordano 9 months ago

    Fake news this isn't his only 40 point game. He had a 41 point game a couple of months ago

  • j 314
    j 314 9 months ago +3

    Who cares who the second best player is??? The object is to build a team. There's no segments on who's the 2nd best player on Denver, Milwaukee, Toronto. Just come out and play defense and run Luke's offense where everyone gets touches. There needs to be segments on why the offense doesn't flow as well and why players aren't as productive when Bron dominates the ball

  • AnthonyGoesWild
    AnthonyGoesWild 9 months ago

    Lebron and Kuzma chemistry is good

  • NatarisX
    NatarisX 9 months ago +1

    If the lakers can't get a FA this offseason, they should get rid of everyone but Kuzma and trade for the best player you can. Maybe AD.

  • Keenan Forbes
    Keenan Forbes 9 months ago

    New age Carmelo :(

  • 3 self
    3 self 9 months ago

    Someone put his nose back in place pls

  • Precieux Miab
    Precieux Miab 9 months ago

    Keep disrespecting rondo

  • Antt r
    Antt r 9 months ago +1


  • Kyle Murphy
    Kyle Murphy 9 months ago

    Way better than j rose

  • Jon Dizon
    Jon Dizon 9 months ago +7

    Kyle is the second coming of Kobe

    • Lakers Reaction
      Lakers Reaction 9 months ago

      Jon Dizon hahah I’m a lakers fan .. I’m dead

  • TheDrodJG
    TheDrodJG 9 months ago

    Yo did Jacoby break his nose recently or am i trippin?!?!

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 9 months ago

    Right now he is first until the king gets bsck

  • Apparent
    Apparent 9 months ago

    He should get most improved player

  • Yared 1401
    Yared 1401 9 months ago

    They finally put some RESPEK on my nigga Kuz!

  • Detroit Mi Dunkin
    Detroit Mi Dunkin 9 months ago +2

    Everybody already knew this. That boy from Flint Michigan. #RESPECT

  • john williams
    john williams 9 months ago

    Matter fact i said he gone be better than klay thompson eventually

    • 1Flyingfist
      1Flyingfist 9 months ago

      He's going to become one of the greatest shooters of all time then? 🤔😏

  • john williams
    john williams 9 months ago +2

    I been saying he was gone be a dog since summer league debut..

  • the award winning sports channel

    The Lakers are still the best to me

  • Book of shadows contributor Brian

    Kuzma deserve more shot attempts

    WOKEN JOE 9 months ago


  • Dung Nguyen
    Dung Nguyen 9 months ago +2

    Jacoby's nose looks rekt

  • Eli Vuitton
    Eli Vuitton 9 months ago

    Obviously he’s been 😐😐

  • SickWit It
    SickWit It 9 months ago +9

    Jacoby's nose has scoliosis

  • Ja Rule
    Ja Rule 9 months ago

    Damn yall chomping on this dudes jock 😂yall didn’t even act like this when zo and bron got trip dubs😂

  • Manny G
    Manny G 9 months ago

    Really Alien head Jalen? Way to go out on a limb

  • Michael Mayers
    Michael Mayers 9 months ago +1

    Zo or rondo is Num 2. They run the show

  • Nicki Minaj
    Nicki Minaj 9 months ago

    I love kuzma

  • Jay Johnson
    Jay Johnson 9 months ago +11

    Magic and Pelinka just proved they have the smartest second floor in the league by trading Russell for Kuzma and getting Rondo, Beasley, McGee, Stephenson and Chandler for NOTHING

  • Charles T.
    Charles T. 9 months ago +1

    Kuz is doing good and improving... but death lineup with Kuz, lonzo rondo and Lebron... 🤔 who’s gonna shoot the free throws???!!!!

    • Joe Denson
      Joe Denson 9 months ago +1

      They just gonna out run everybody. That lineup is built for transition. Running em till they're tired and can't close. We'll see if it works. We're talking about playoffs and you can see they are all just getting better with time so it's not that crazy.

  • King Dang
    King Dang 9 months ago +26

    Kuz has been killing it for the lakers ! He is growing so fast it’s crazy. Lakers are gonna make noise in the playoffs trust me with this one

    • melekey
      melekey 9 months ago

      King Dang definitky not they are fuckin trash 😂

  • King Bradberry
    King Bradberry 9 months ago

    He is the best player on the lakers

  • Don'taskme
    Don'taskme 9 months ago

    to muck attention for the 5 sead in the west

  • Cardi B
    Cardi B 9 months ago

    Lebron James isn't playing so kuzma is at number 1

  • Deon S.
    Deon S. 9 months ago +23

    The Lakers young core is TMNT.
    Kuz : Ralph
    Lonzo : Leo
    Ingram : Donnie
    Hart : Mickey
    & Lebron is Splinter lol

    • CedRock starr
      CedRock starr 9 months ago +1

      Big facts!

    • Deon S.
      Deon S. 9 months ago +1

      @Shaquille Walker yeah true lol

    • Shaquille Walker
      Shaquille Walker 9 months ago +11

      real nigga lol nah Leo the best one fighting wise so I think it goes Kuz :Leo zo :donnie cause his iq both smart Ingram Ralph got a temper and hart Mickey lol

    MR CHEEKBUSTA 9 months ago +14

    Y'all gone stop disrespecting lance tho

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 9 months ago +1

    I will agree with jalen

  • keef davis
    keef davis 9 months ago +16

    Lonzo is the best player on the team.

    • Myles Henderson
      Myles Henderson 9 months ago

      @1quickster i don't think thats would be a good idea. Keep Zo & Kuz together.

    • abishek karumathil
      abishek karumathil 9 months ago

      You sound stupid

    • 1quickster
      1quickster 9 months ago

      Lonzo is overhype by Lavar cant score and cant shoot free throws trade him and Ingram to the pelicans for Anthony davis

    • Harsh Patel
      Harsh Patel 9 months ago


    • Bilgee T.
      Bilgee T. 9 months ago +2

      sure, hahaha

  • Waheed Adel
    Waheed Adel 9 months ago

    lance is mr bombtastic

  • SkillzFromThe6
    SkillzFromThe6 9 months ago


  • Jordan Davis
    Jordan Davis 9 months ago +59

    That's during the regular season, during the Playoffs when it really matters Rondo will be the 2nd best player

    • Phillip
      Phillip 9 months ago

      You gotta get to the playoffs 1st. Have you seen the Lakers schedule in late January through Febuary? Ouch!

    • Pfunzo Nesengani
      Pfunzo Nesengani 9 months ago +1

      That’s debatable, playoff Bron demands double and triple teams and both playoff Rondo and playoff Bron are playmaking monsters, Kuz will be getting so many easy looks that he might just average 30 in the playoffs.

    • Reese B
      Reese B 9 months ago +1

      Nigga been injured all season.

    • Adam Christmas
      Adam Christmas 9 months ago +2

      How can you know this when none of us have seen playoff Kuzma?

    • We The North
      We The North 9 months ago

      If he can be healthy