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Lakers Podcast: Is it time to worry about Brandon Ingram?

Patience, people.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are freaking out about a rookie. The kid in this case: Brandon Ingram. He was really quiet Thursday night and has been for a little while now, but this is still insanely early in the process to make a definitive statement on him.

The show starts with me complimenting Ivica Zubac for his continued stellar play. He finished Thursday night with 16 points and 10 rebounds against Utah’s physical frontline. What’s been the key to his success? I discuss.

Conversely, the key to Zubac’s success has actually been part of the driving force of Ingram’s current rut. What has Zubac been doing that Ingram has been having trouble with?

In a more fun question, I answer whether someone should buy a Zubac or Ingram jersey. THE ANSWER MIGHT SURPRISE YOU!

I answered a couple more questions, but then turn the conversation back to an issue the Lakers have to deal with sooner rather than later. The problem turned its ugly head again Thursday night, and played a pretty major role in the Lakers’ inability to get a win in Utah:

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