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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The logo on the court for the South Bay Lakers. They will play home games at the Lakers training facility.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson says "this will be a breakout season" for Brandon Ingram. Magic believes Ingram and Lonzo Ball can form same connection and chemistry that he had with James Worthy.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson on Lonzo Ball: "We needed a leader and have one."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell was a surprise guest at Lakers Media Day.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Julius Randle echoes what many Lakers have said today about this past weekend in sports and President Trump -- the protests and actions were very positive and athletes are using their platforms to spread awareness and take a stand.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball posing for his Lakers headshots.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

LaVine says his agent has had some conversations with Bulls front office about a possible extension. He's confident they will get a deal done whether it happens before October deadline or next summer.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brook Lopez says Lonzo Ball has been impressive and that the locker room is not worried about anything LaVar Ball may say or the added attention around the rookie. Lopez says if anyone knows the responsibility that comes with stardom, it's Ball.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Even Clipper Darrell showed up to Lakers media day to cover Lonzo Ball.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brook Lopez says his back spasms are nothing serious. He's super excited about being a Laker and is trying "not to geek out."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson and Lonzo Ball at Lakers Media Day.

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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers head coach Luke Walton says the team will keep a very close watch on Lonzo Ball's minutes this year. Don't want to overuse him as a rookie, even if they feel like they want to leave him out there.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr: "I considered skipping practice to watch Spurs Media Day."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Zach LaVine on when he will be back on the floor: "As soon as possible." Says his vertical is higher than it was before the injury.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Cuban on Dirk Nowitzki: "Maybe this year will be his last year. I tend to think he wants to beat Kobe and be that guy." Nowitzki is joining Kobe Bryant as the only players in NBA history to play 20 seasons with only one team.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka says the Lakers front office made a mistake, learned from it and that he and Magic Johnson won't ever repeat that mistake again when asked about tampering with Pacers.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka and Kantavious Caldwell-Pope both pointed out that Brandon Ingram has been very vocal in offseason workouts and could become a vocal leader for the young Lakers this season.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kantavious Caldwell-Pope says he will try to be a veteran leader for the Lakers and likes what he has seen from Lonzo Ball's calm and collected mentality so far. KCP adds if hype l/expectations gets to Ball's head -- which he doesn't think will happen -- he will keep rookie grounded.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball makes his way through Lakers media day.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Here's a closeup of Lonzo Ball's ZO2 Prime Remix shoes.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Is there something LeBron James could have done to keep Kyrie Irving in Cleveland? "Even if there are things, it's not anybody else's business," said Irving. "It's really between two men. ... If [a conversation] happens or not, I'm pretty sure you guys won't know about it."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says Brook Lopez, Andrew Bogut visa issues) and Josh Hart will be limited at start of Lakers camp.

Nick Metallinos ESPN 

76ers' president Bryan Colangelo on what he would deem a successful season from Ben Simmons: "Just being on the court and playing. Ben has all the tools to be a great player in this game. Just playing basketball is going to be a success for Ben Simmons, and for us."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says he will talk to the team about social issues and any stands players may want to take politically and socially. Emphasizes that organization will support players and that it's been great seeing how this last weekend brought athletes and teams together with protests.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

John Paxson says there is no new timeline for Zach LaVine. "We're not going to rush Zach back." Paxson says it's a "safe bet" LaVine won't play on opening night.