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The Lakers Aren't Happy With Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma

A closeup of Lonzo Ball in his purple Los Angeles Lakers uniform

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 23: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the second half of a game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center on December 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers rookies Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma made a lot of headlines this week when the point guard dropped a diss track about his teammate that included a line about his lack of a father.

It appeared to be in a friendly nature, but with the Lakers chasing top-tier free agents like LeBron James and Paul George, it probably wasn't the best look.

Los Angeles' front office appears to agree.

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk are reporting that the Lakers have reached out to their two young players.


The Los Angeles Lakers have spoken to Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma about toning down their social media roasting of each other following a rap diss track that Ball released on Kuzma this week.

Though Kuzma and Ball are close friends, the Lakers had grown concerned about the increasingly personal nature of some of the recent roasting between two of their young stars, sources told ESPN.

That's probably for the best.

The Lakers, meanwhile, are currently listed as the favorite by the sportsbooks to land LeBron James in free agency.