Is Kyle Kuzma actually the Lakers’ best prospect?


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The Los Angeles Lakers have no shortage of exciting forwards, from Brandon Ingram to Larry Nance Jr. to Julius Randle. Ingram and Randle were lottery picks, while Nance went late in the first round two years ago. But what if the best forward prospect the Lakers have is Kyle Kuzma? Kuzma went No. 27 in this year's NBA Draft, and wasn't much well-known outside of the Pac-12 fandom. He was truly an afterthought to the Lakers' big move to draft Lonzo Ball No. 2 overall and trade D'Angelo Russell for Brook Lopez -- the No. 27 pick belonged to Brooklyn, and the Nets sent it to the Lakers in the deal. Kuzma was a hero in Vegas Summer League, leading Whitney Medworth to declare he'd be a top-100 player

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