Almost everyone expects the Los Angeles Lakers to select Lonzo Ball second overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Whether or not that comes to pass won’t be known until the draft takes place and Adam Silver calls the Lakers’ choice’s name on June 22, but Lakers fans got a look at what the UCLA freshman phenom would look like decked out in Lakers gear at his pre-draft workout Wednesday.
Lonzo in purple and gold in the open court. It would be easy to get used to this:
No more photoshop. This is real, and while it could end up looking like those weird photos of Kobe Bryant in Boston Celtics workout gear if the Lakers don’t end up taking Ball, for now it seems to offer a preview of the Lakers’ bright, Ball fastbreak-infused future.
Here is an updating list of every player the Lakers have worked out or met with. Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.