How would De’Aaron Fox fit on the Lakers?

Most of the attention squarely centers on whether or not the Lakers will get involved in the Paul George sweepstakes. Or if they will follow through on the league-wide expectation to select UCLA guard Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 pick.

But what if the Lakers take a different path? What if they shore up their backcourt by drafting Kentucky guard De’Aaron Fox instead?

For the latest “We Want Tacos” Lakers podcast, I spoke with someone who has plenty of perspective on this topic. Fletcher Page, the University of Kentucky basketball writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal, offered plenty of insight on Fox after covering him for his freshman season with the Wildcats. I touch base with Page on a variety of topics, including how he takes motivation from Ball and Washington guard Markelle Fultz projected ahead of him in NBA mock drafts, the comparisons to Washington guard John Wall, his progress as a shooter, his defensive skills and if there is a scenario he could wear a purple and gold uniform.


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