Lonzo Ball is ready to go.
The Los Angeles Lakers point guard has been cleared to return to full basketball activities.
Lonzo Ball (knee) has been 100% cleared to return to full basketball activity, Rob Pelinka said.— Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) September 20, 2018
Ball will participate in everything at start of training camp except 5-on-5 contact drills.
He’ll gradually progress to full participation with no official timetable, Pelinka added.
Other than the five-on-five contact drills, Ball is cleared to participate in every other drill which is great progress after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.
I'm sure Laker fans hope that this is the case.
First things first, Ball needs to make sure he is physically capable of being as aggressive on the court as he was last year. As long as his explosiveness during the last NBA season is still present. this year could in fact be a breakout season for Ball.
This is a very positive update to say the least and it will offer Ball the opportunity to play alongside LeBron James which is what we all wanted to see.
It will be exciting to watch the high IQ passing abilities between LeBron, Ball and Rajon Rondo when they're