Why the Lakers-Lonzo Ball pairing seems like the perfect fit

With Magic Johnson at the helm of the Los Angeles organization, it should have come as no surprise that he’d want to draft the most dynamic point guard available.

Doing so fulfilled the lifelong wish of UCLA guard Lonzo Ball, who takes over a franchise ready to return to glory. In the latest “We Want Tacos’ Lakers podcast, Lakers beat writer Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group gives his thoughts on Ball’s ascension to the Lakers, with audio from Ball himself, Lakers head coach Luke Walton, general manager Rob Pelinka, and former Laker Robert Horry.


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