Brandon Ingram hasn’t spent much time measuring how he did his rookie year. That’s because to him the rookie year is just a small part of the picture. He’s thinking bigger and looking into the distance.
He knows clearly what he wants.
“Hopefully leading this Lakers team,” Ingram said. “You try to stay in the moment but you always have to keep that in the back of your head. How can I lead this team one day? What do I want to be? How can I be a leader on this floor? How can we win more games in the future? That’s all going through my head this offseason coming up.”
Ingram is entering his first real offseason as an NBA player. A year ago he was preparing for the draft after...