Lakers’ Lonzo Ball named MVP of Vegas Summer League

Lonzo Ball of the Los Angeles Lakers has been named the NBA’s 2017 Vegas Summer League MVP.

Even though he won’t play in Monday’s final due to a calf strain, Ball helped propel his team to a five-game winning streak before his injury. The No. 2 overall pick in June becomes the first Laker to earn MVP honours at the Vegas tournament after averaging 16.3 points, 7.7 boards, 2.5 steals and a league-leading 9.3 assists.

Lonzo Ball’s 9.3 APG is the highest in summer league history.

— ESPN (@espn) July 18, 2017

Ball also headlined the All-NBA Summer League First Team.

.@Dennis1SmithJr is joined by Lonzo Ball (MVP), Caleb Swanigan, Josh Jackson and John Collins on the All-NBA Summer League First Team.

— Earl K. Sneed (@EarlKSneed) July 18, 2017

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