“That child has all the attributes to become an All-Star”
In the latest episode Lake show In the podcast, Phil Handy, assistant coach of the Lakers, talked about Kyle Kuzma. Specifically, he fits the current lineup, the struggles of the entire season and the scene behind the scenes.
Kuzma Participation in the current campaign is touted as the third star alongside LeBron James and the recently acquired Anthony Davis. His height was hit, but Handy still raved about the 24-year-old.
“Phenomenon talent. The child soon had all the attributes of being an All-Star. I think what people don’t understand is that when the team’s motivation changes, a lot of things happen. You took a lot of young people, the Lakers came out of a team that was rebuilding, and they entered the championship team overnight. Those are two different teams. Therefore, this also requires Kyle’s role to change. His idea is not just about scoring.“
“I think earlier this year, I think people were struggling with this. These are difficult adjustments. But Kuz has been working hard, he has been studying movies, he has been actively trying to find out that he can Improvements. You will see his situation improve with the development of the season. He begins to feel more comfortable with his role, and is more comfortable with understanding where his shots come from.”
Kuzma’s role is reduced:
Kyle Kuzma averaged 45% field goal percentage (30.3% of 3) last season, averaging 18.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists. This season the data has dropped to 12.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists. The field goal percentage was 43.2%, and the distance from downtown was 29.7%.
Handy acknowledged Kuzma’s struggles, but emphasized the difficulties caused to him by the rapid changes in the roster. With his role. In this way, Kuzma seems to be working hard every day to adapt to his new environment.
“He may not have met the standard as most people hoped when he first started. But he is doing a lot to help the team win on both sides of the ball. These are difficult adjustments. People don’t understand how difficult it is to shoot 15 to 16 balls from a game. Now he may shoot 8 to 9 balls in a game under certain circumstances, and it must be truly efficient. Kuz does work hard every day to ensure his success. “
Watch the full episode of Phil Handy Lake show below. Other topics include his first spell on the Lakers (2011-13), and it was difficult to leave Toronto after the Raptors won the championship. And LeBron James, Anthony Davis and so on.
This post is written by Matt Evans