Lonzo Ball put on his purple Kobe AD shoes and set Las Vegas Summer League ablaze on Wednesday night. He told reporters after the game he had a “Mamba mentality,” a reference to Kobe Bryant’s nickname.
Ball finished with 36 points with 11 assists, eight rebounds, five steals and two blocks in the Lakers’ 103-102 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers played without Markelle Fultz, whom they drafted first overall last month.
Second-year player Ivica Zubac finished with 21 points, two steals and two blocks.
The Lakers will play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday at 7:30 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rookie center Ike...