Kyle Kuzma out indefinitely, MRI forthcoming

According to Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma is progressing through rehab from the foot injury he suffered while playing for Team USA earlier this summer. Kuzma has not been cleared for practice and will undergo an MRI once the Lakers return from China. The Lakers tip-off their preseason October 5 against the Golden State Warriors October 5, but will chase that with games in China against the Brooklyn Nets on October 10 and 12. Kuzma, who is coming off a career-high 18.7 points last…

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Nike unlikely to match Puma’s offer to Kyle Kuzma

Earlier in September is was reportered that Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma was nearing a sneaker deal with Puma. Nike, who Kuzma was with at the time, had 10 days to exercise the match clause in their deal with Kuzma if they wished to keep him on their roster. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, it appears that the orange-branded athletic giant will decline to exercise that clause which will pave the way for Kuzma to become Puma’s latest endorser. At only 24, Kuzma fits in…

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Kyle Kuzma may not be ready for the start of training camp

According to the New York Times’ Marc Stein, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma may miss the beginning of training camp due to a left ankle injury. Kuzma suffered the injury while he was with Team USA during a FIBA World Cup exhibition back in late August. Last year the 27th overall pick in the 2017 Draft averaged a career-high 18.7 points and 5.5 rebounds on 46.5 percent from the floor. It was this upward trend in play and production was the reason why the Lakers would not include him…

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Kyle Kuzma and Puma closing in on shoe deal

It appears that Kyle Kuzma could be the next young NBA talent to join the Puma roster. According to an initial report from the New York Times’ Marc Stein, Puma is nearing a deal with the Los Angeles Laker. Last season, the 23-year-old forward engaged in a partnership with the sneaker resale platform GOAT, in which he functioned as a brand ambassador and would wear rare kicks on and off the court.

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LeBron James cleared to practice next week

When LeBron James had to leave the team’s Christmas Day beatdown of the world champion Golden State Warriors, the Lakers fan base has held its collective breath. In the interim, the Lakers have also seen Rajon Rondo and Kyle Kuzma fall out of the lineup due to injuries. Rondo has been out since December 25 after suffering a grade 3 sprain on his right ring finger that required surgery, while Kuzma missed two games with a back injury. The Lakers have lost seven of their last eleven games but there…

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Kyle Kuzma signs with GOAT, will wear rare shoes in games

Sneaker resale platform GOAT has announced a partnership with Los Angeles Lakers’ forward Kyle Kuzma. According to BR Kicks ,Kuzma will be the company’s first brand ambassador. In the deal, Kuzma will represent GOAT on and off the court by rocking rare and highly sought after sneakers provided by GOAT. Here is what Kuzma had to say about his deal with goat: “GOAT has inspired me to start collecting more seriously and build my style around sneakers. People assume that, as an NBA athlete, you can get access to any kind…

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