Lakers head coach Luke Walton affirmed that Ingram — who plays the franchise’s G-League affiliate, the South Bay Lakers — will unite with the team from Chicago. Kyle Kuzma (ft ) has missed the last two matches but has been a complete participant in training on Monday, and the Lakers might find how Kuzma is atmosphere before the Bulls game.
Andre Ingram, 33, made headlines that spanned beyond the sports world when he got his first chance to play at an NBA game last April, after spending a decade grinding away from the NBA’s development league.
The G League’s recordholder for some livelihood 3-pointers had a dream debut. After a touching video of the Lakers signing him went viral, Ingram drilled his first four shots, including three from behind the 3-point arc, to finish with 19 points against Houston last April 10.
Ingram was even serenaded with MVP chants along with also the shot became an overnight sensation.
Ingram’s upcoming stint with the Lakers was first reported by the LA Sentinel.
“I loved his attitude,” Walton explained. “He does not complain. He works hard it doesn’t matter what. You talk to the G-League coaches, whenever they need himhe’s ready to play. … He spaced a floor for us.”
“He knocked down shots. We’ve got other guys that will get their opportunities,” Walton added. “However, if we’re with a game again where we’re overlooking and we need someone to knock [shots] and space that floor, then we feel confident they can do this”