Projected lottery pick De’Aaron Fox is all set to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers. reports say. The Lakers, who has the 2nd overall pick, has already scheduled a workout in mid-June with the Kentucky point guard.
With the top pick, many believe Washington point guard Markelle Fultz will fall off the board. Ball and Fox, however, seem to be the consensus Nos. 2 and 3 prospects at point guard. And the two are pitted together regularly when discussing and debating who might be the franchise player of tomorrow.
Both Fox and Ball battled head-to-head in the regular season where UCLA topped Kentucky in Lexington, but in the NCAA Tournament rematch, Fox got the best of Ball, going off for 39 points and shaming Ball, who struggled to front him defensively as he managed just 10 points.
The Lakers interest in Fox creates an interesting dynamic with the draft approaching as LaVar Ball, Lonzo’s father, has long predicted his son would become a Laker. In fact, he’s made it clear his.