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Dow: / NASDAQ: / S 500:Quiz: How well do you know your guns?EL SEGUNDO, Calif. He has a Facebook reality show and a family shoe brand. His dad talks big on ESPN. He was the No. 2 overall draft pick and expects to transform one of the NBA glamor franchises.Other than that, Lonzo Ball is an ordinary teenager.The 19 year old guard comes with otherworldly expectations, with the Los Angeles Lakers having fallen on hard times. They hope the local product can help them rejoin the NBA elite.Ball journey officially begins Tuesday when the Lakers open training camp, but he appears to have already won over his new teammates during summer workouts.you play with a pure point guard like that, it just makes it easier for everyone, center Brook Lopez said.If Lonzo Ball seems to arrive with the trappings of circus, he appears the calm in the center of the storm.Zo is relaxed, forward Julius Randle said. is chill. He one of the guys. For as much as he has going around him,
you would never know. Reporters circled around some eight deep Monday at the team media day, but Ball appeared to take it in stride.been kinda like this my whole life, so I really don feel anything to be honest, he said. just playing a game, the game I love. approach has hardly gone unnoticed by legendary point guard Magic Johnson, now the Lakers president of basketball operations.told him, he just like me, Johnson said. I came here there were a lot of expectations put on my shoulders and the Lakers as an organization. Now I his boss, but I also his big brother. those comments were relayed to Ball,
the rookie responded: like an uncle. He looks older than my brother. was a rare glimpse of the sense of humor that teammates say is not uncommon when the cameras are off.