Lonzo Ball needs to be more like De’Aaron Fox - Stephen A. | First Take

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  • Published on:  1/8/2019
  • Stephen A. Smith explains why it’s a problem for Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton to call out Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram and compares Lonzo’s lack of aggression to Sacramento Kings PG De’Aaron Fox’s high-energy game.

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  • J Williams (Jan 8, 2019)

    Lonzo is good , hes just inconsistent. Needs to fix that , but dude has obviously proved he can ball.

  • marty chambers (Feb 21, 2019)

    +Island Jams that his problem people say he need to be more like fox they need to let him develop like the kings let fox and stop pulling him from the game

  • Mike Dagle (Jan 31, 2019)

    Your absolutely right

  • Mind of the North Star (Jan 8, 2019)

    De’Aaron Fox took a major step this year. I can see him being an all-star in the near future

  • jojo jojo (Jan 13, 2019)

    De'aaron Fox he's already All Star but he's in a small Market they will not give it to him .

  • Simon McQuinn (Jan 11, 2019)

    DaQuan lmao good joke

  • Offtopic K (Jan 8, 2019)

    Y’all gonna talk about this after lonzo just had a great game... media has an agenda

  • Shawn Williams (Feb 23, 2019)

    WOW! one great game while Fox is taking his team to another level and chasing that 8th seed in the crazy west. Something (L)onzo will never be able to do even last year when he had full control of the (L)akers offense. FOX > (L)onzo. take this (L) (L)akers.

  • veazy v (Jan 18, 2019)

    duhhh

  • Trevel The Critic (Jan 8, 2019)

    The media doesn’t even mention that Fox has total control of the ball and the offense while Lonzo isn’t a scoring guard has to split point guard duties with Brandon Ingram LeBron and Rondo while Fox has complete control of the offense.

  • Shawn Williams (Feb 23, 2019)

    ummmmmm....So you gonna act like (L)onzo never had complete control of the offense last season but did nothing with it....This is Fox first year in control and is chasing the 8th spot with his team. FOX > (L)onzo. Magic fell foe lavar's mouth and so did you retarded delusional fans. LMAO!

  • marty chambers (Feb 21, 2019)

    +RapidMode there more to that team then fox . Marvin Bagley to name one why he didn't carry them last year there no I in team sir I fuck with fox but lonzo is getting blackballed by LA cause of lebron he fuck a whole team moral up

  • Tonio5100 (Jan 8, 2019)

    Funny how ESPN waited until the Lakers won a game to talk about them again.... When LeBron was playing they talked about EVERY GAME win or lose 🤣😂🤣

  • GiovannisSanctuary (Jan 9, 2019)

    I am sick of the superstar age of the NBA. After LeBron, this better be it. I hate the endless coverage on one player.

  • Blackbean Burger (Jan 8, 2019)

    their go-to is talking about durant/green feud (how it will impact lebron/la), kyrie (how lebron feels about him), anyone else (how they compare to lebron)

  • Alfredo Nunez (Jan 8, 2019)

    Wrong lakers just need to Lonzo Ball play and handle the ball not have him stand for 22 plus mins in some corner while Brandon Ingram shoots bricks and turns the ball over plus 5 the last 6 games

  • M (Feb 7, 2019)

    Lonzo shooting bricks too FUCKTARD. Guards need to be able to shoot in this league, PERIOD. That pussy can't even shoot 44% from the free throw line (Shaq AND Dwight Howard way better at the line than he is, and they were fucking terrible at Free throws). Lonzo has a BROKE shot and needs to go down to his daddy's JBA league to work on that. GTFO out with your garbage, Ball-sucking analysis. Lonzo is a SHIT player, END OF STORY

  • veazy v (Jan 18, 2019)

    Don't forget how they let Randle go! idiots.

  • Kack Productions (Jan 8, 2019)

    Steven A. Smith is sounding like an NBA casual 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️....................

  • googley98 (Jan 16, 2019)

    +Andre Riter The dude airballs put back layups and is the NBA's worst free throw shooter as a guard. Lonzo ball ain't good bro.......he aiiiiiight. Decent defender and decent fast break guard. Nothing more.

  • Petar Gulin (Jan 9, 2019)

    he has no credibility since Porzingis cry

  • dee h. (Jan 8, 2019)

    Lol we not gonna talk about how Lonzo the lakers best defender and has scored 18+ except for 2 games since bron been out.....dude had 20 and 12 on the kings 😂 he was ass 1 game and that was on the whole squad not just him. Dude free throw mentality is ass rn forsure. But to act like he a bust is funny

  • googley98 (Jan 16, 2019)

    The dude airballs put back layups and is the NBA's worst free throw shooter as a guard. Lonzo ball ain't good bro.......he aiiiiiight. Decent defender and decent fast break guard. Nothing more.

  • CreationZ Ownage (Jan 13, 2019)

    Lonzo Ball is a good pg. Lakers just need to let him play his game. I see Lonzo as a facilitator and make every player around him better if he has the ball in his hands. Too bad he got Bron and Rondo on the team so we won't be able to see his potential. Fox on the other hand is a future all star for sure. Love his energy and game. Both will be good players I'm their own perspective way.

  • Hasram Shivcharan (Jan 8, 2019)

    De'Aaron Fox is gonna be a star in this league, I've watched him this season and he has totally improved his game, he's shooting better from the field, he's scoring more efficiently, he's distributing the ball more, without question an all star in the making.

  • LA Clippers (Jan 8, 2019)

    Lakers fans/ESPN after every loss: "BI and Zo suck!" Let's trade them!"Lakers fans/ESPN after every win:"Yo, they're pretty good! Bright future!" 🤣