Without the Ball

Lonzo Ball was drafted to be a playmaker. So how will he fit next to LeBron? A follow-up to last week's article on Ball's defense.

Last week, I wrote “The Other Side of the Ball,” examining Lonzo Ball’s underrated defensive prowess. The most common reaction to the article was: “OK, that described what happened last year. But what does this mean about his play going forward? What does it tell us about how he’ll play with LeBron and the new team they’re trying to build?”

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