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The highlights from Kyle Kuzma’s first career start with the Lakers are fire

Kuzma impressed during a big game in STAPLES Center.

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The legend of Kyle Kuzma only grows by the day. Kuzma earned his first career start nine games into his Los Angeles Lakers career, taking over the starting role after Larry Nance Jr. was ruled out for at least a month.

He repaid head coach Luke Walton’s decision by putting up 21 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Putting that line together, while on an efficient 8-of-11, was quite a starting-lineup debut for Kuz.

Soak it all in, folks. Kuzmania is booming:

For me, it’s the spin move on DeMarre Carroll that has me 1000 percent sold on Kuzma at this point:

That’s just a perfect basketball move finishing the spin move with the other hand:

Someone lock this guy in a gym with Kobe Bryant over the All-Star break. You’re welcome.

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