Lonzo hasn’t flourished the way he did in summer league, but that was expected as he made the shift to playing against real, actual NBA players. In a 113-107 loss to the Nuggets on Monday, Lonzo put up eight points, four assists and four turnovers in 21 minutes. Here are some takeaways from his performance:
Turning up the aggression
If there has been one consistent knock on Lonzo from the summer league through the preseason, it’s that at times he’s too unselfish — particularly when he gets into the lane. When Ball penetrates, he often jumps in the air looking to pass, and more often than not he ends up with no way out.