Lonzo Ball Research Paper

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While referencing Lonzo Ball, Lebron quoted, “Listen, man, this guy is 20-something games into his pro career. [Expletive] doesn’t happen [that fast]. Here it goes again, it goes back to my instant oatmeal. Everybody wants it right away. Can he play ball? Absolutely. The kid can play ball. Do guys want to play with him? Absolutely.”Lonzo Ball the son of the outspoken father, Lavar Ball, is a Laker rookie from UCLA. LeBron James is a 14 time all star, 4 time MVP, and 3 time champion, currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Although some may think that Lebron James is the best basketball player of all time, Lonzo Ball is a better player because he broke Lebron’s record for youngest triple-double in NBA history, he got his signature shoe at an earlier stage in his career, and his rookie year stats are better. LeBron recorded a triple double…show more content…
As Fox Sports stated, “Even though he’s more than five months away from making his NBA debut, and nearly two months shy of being selected by an NBA team, Lonzo Ball his his own signature shoe.” This highlights his popularity and success at an early age. Not many basketball players get signature shoes, in fact only 17 other players have one, and for a NBA rookie to be one of them is a honor. As SB Nation explained, “Most players don’t even get to talk shoe design, let alone their own signature line created by the company. That sort of deal is reserved for the best of the best.” This shows that Lonzo Ball was one of the best basketball players in the world before even entering the NBA. This is important because many players spend their whole career striving for a signature shoe, while Lonzo got his before he even began his professional career. Most would agree that Lonzo Ball established himself as one of the best before even entering the
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