Suns fall to Ball, Lakers to drop to 0-2 (Report)



PHOENIX — In his second NBA game, Lonzo Ball earned his first victory and almost got a triple-double to boot.

Ball, the No. 2 overall draft pick who doesn’t turn 20 until next Friday, had 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 132-130 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.

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“The last game I shot six shots,” he said. “That didn’t work out so well. Figured I’d try something else.”

So he took 27 shots and made 12, finishing 4 of 9 on 3-pointers to go with his cache of assists and rebounds.

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Ball’s career high in college was 24 points during his lone season at UCLA.

“Everything is progress from our first game, but … 132 points is way too many.” — Devin Booker after #Suns’ 132-130 loss to the #Lakers.

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“Today I just had to do what I had to do to get the win. I had to shoot a few…

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