Lakers win summer league with Ball on the bench

With Lonzo Ball sitting out due to a calf injury, Kyle Kuzma fuels the Lakers with 30 points and 10 rebounds in a 110-98 win over the Trail Blazers.


The best plays of 2017 summer league

The Lakers might have won the title, but it's Hawks rookie John Collins who earns the No. 1 spot on the summer league top 10 plays. Check out who else made the list.


Magic wants Lakers to 'strive for excellence'

Magic Johnson says "the Lakers are back" and it all begins with the strong play of the summer league squad and is proud of Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball for leading by playing team basketball.


Kuzma, Ball celebrate MVP awards

After being named MVP of the summer league championship game, Kyle Kuzma says he proved that "anything is possible" if you believe in yourself. Overall league MVP Lonzo Ball credits his teammates for his award.


Kuzma swishes at the buzzer

With 1.8 seconds left in the third quarter, Kyle Kuzma grabs the inbounds pass and hits a 3-pointer.


MVP award means a lot to Ball

Lonzo Ball says he wanted to play in the summer league championship game but was ruled out and credits his coaches and teammates for winning the MVP trophy.


Kuzma goes coast-to-coast for and-1 layup

Kyle Kuzma finishes a big first half by driving through the Blazers defense for a layup while getting fouled. Kuzma records 19 points in the opening two quarters.


Magic, Lakers taking cautious approach with Ball

Magic Johnson speaks with Mark Jones and Jeff Van Gundy about the decision to sit Lonzo Ball in the championship game of the summer league and why he wouldn't want to tinker with the rookie's shot.


Lonzo Ball receives MVP trophy

Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jones discuss the impact Lonzo Ball had on the Lakers during the summer league before he is awarded the MVP trophy prior to the final against the Trail Blazers.


Lonzo strong early, but Lakers advance without him

Lonzo Ball notches a first-half double-double, but exits the game with calf tightness as the Lakers win to reach the summer league finals.


Ball hopeful he can play in summer league final

Lonzo Ball says he sat out most of the second half at the training staff's suggestion and asserts playing Monday is the plan.


Lonzo shines again in summer league

Lonzo Ball scores 16 points and dishes 10 assists against the Mavericks before leaving the game with calf tightness in Los Angeles' 108-98 win over Dallas.


Ball exits game with calf tightness

In the third quarter, Lonzo Ball heads to the bench as a precaution due to discomfort in his right calf.


Swanigan leads Blazers to summer league finals

Caleb Swanigan's 15 points and 11 rebounds spur the Blazers past the Grizzlies 87-82 and into the Las Vegas Summer League Finals.


Smith charges through for emphatic jam

Dennis Smith Jr. zips through the open lane and punishes the rim with a huge one-handed dunk.


Lonzo equally smooth on pass and score

Lonzo Ball literally punches an assist to Alex Caruso, then follows up with a slick fadeaway in the post.


Smith empties his bag of tricks against Lonzo

Dennis Smith Jr. scores with Lonzo Ball defending him on two consecutive possessions.


Lonzo starts the scoring

Lonzo Ball gets the Lakers on the board first with a tough 3-pointer against the Mavericks.


Lonzo switching to Jordans for semifinals

Lonzo Ball reveals he will wear Jordan 31 sneakers against the Mavericks and admits his footwear changes might be fuel for a bidding war.