Lonzo Ball makes history... doesn't care

Frederick Owens
November 13, 2017

In another good sign for the rookie, as well as Lakers fans, Ball shot 7-of-12 from the field and 3-of-5 from behind the three-point line; a far cry from his percentages entering the game. On Saturday, however, Ball connected on three of his five three-point attempts. I just wanted to win tonight.

Bucks centre John Henson (left) driving to the basket as Lakers guard Lonzo Ball reaches for the ball in an National Basketball Association game in Milwaukee on Saturday. He also added on 15 boards, 3 assists, a block, and a steal.

It was his best shooting game since he went six for 13 in a victory over the Detroit Pistons on Oct 31.

NOTES: Lakers G Lonzo Ball said he spoke to his father, LaVar Ball, who told the Lakers' rookie to focus on his own work and not worry about his brother, LiAngelo, who was arrested for shoplifting along with two UCLA teammates in China.

"Just like me, when I got here, there was pressure".

"I didn't care about that". It's not going to be scoring every night, but I'm trying to improve that. "Then obviously you throw the free throws on top, you still have your chances but you have to play a pretty ideal game besides that".

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The forward is averaging 31.7 points per game this season.

Antetokounmpo led the way for the Bucks with 33 points and 15 rebounds, while Malcolm Brogdon posted 16 points off the bench. G Eric Bledsoe started his second consecutive game for the Bucks and finished with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting.

In Oakland, Kevin Durant scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 135-114 and notched their sixth straight win.

Making things more hard for the Lakers were 23 turnovers, which Milwaukee converted for 17 points.

Harrison Barnes led Dallas with 23 points.

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