The 2017 NBA Draft is less than a month away and as June 22 draws closer and closer, the anticipation will continue to build. The Los Angeles Lakers entered the NBA Draft Lottery with a murky draft pick situation in this year’s draft, but they ended up moving up once again, landing the No. 2 overall pick.
If they use that pick to draft local product, UCLA standout freshman Lonzo Ball, how big of a distraction could his extremely outspoken father be? LaVar Ball makes headlines frequently for plenty of claims that people believe are outlandish, to say the least. Would he ever cross a line and criticize one of Lonzo’s current teammates?
Along with the second overall pick, the Lakers also possess the 28th pick in the draft at the tail end of the first round. Who are some players the Lakers should target in that area? The guys discuss Lonzo and LaVar Ball’s potential impact along with players we like at the end of the first round.