One of the keys for any developing young team is chemistry, and the Los Angeles Lakers are no different. Bringing in high-character players who are widely recognized as good teammates has been one of the front office’s most frequently-stated goals with every acquisition this offseason.
Social media has given fans a window into that bonding process like never before, and it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that it was Larry Nance, Jr. who seemingly organized one of the first bonding outings for the team’s newest draft acquisitions of Thomas Bryant, Josh Hart and Kyle Kuzma. David Nwaba and Ivica Zubac being along for the ride is also no shock:
Kuzma made it sound like he had fun:
Paint balling might be one of the funniest things I've done— kuz (@kylekuzma) July 1, 2017
Ivica Zubac was just happy he got to shoot at the team’s new rookies:
It was fun shooting at you bro https://t.co/nkdQ2C0iSa— Ivica Zubac (@ivicazubac) July 2, 2017
Nance is done with summer league, but the rest of this group, along with Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and several others will suit up for the Lakers in Las Vegas next week.
Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.