Kyle Kuzma Sends Emotional Message To Lakers Fans

Published July 30, 2021 at 3:55 PM

Kyle Kuzma was sent by the Los Angeles Lakers to Washington Wizards in a package to get Russell Westbrook.

Kuzma was drafted by the Lakers as the 27th pick in 2017 NBA Draft. Kuzma player four seasons with the purple and gold averaging 15.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 276 regular games he played.

Kuzma posted an emotional message on his Instagram account:

"Man oh man where do I begin??? Lakeshow we've had a journey. I was 21 and just a young pup coming here and you guys opened up your arms openly and accepted me into the LA community! Coming into to this league I told Robby, Jeanie and Magic that all I wanted to do here is help be apart of something special and help be apart one of those banners (now) 17 banners and dammit we did it! I wouldn't change anything about my journey everything has been a lesson to me! Ive learned the game of basketball from some of the best players to ever do it on earth while being in LA and now it's time for me to get out there and really spread my wings and be who I say I am💯.LUV LA I'm a laker for life 🏆 "

Last season Kuzma averaged 12.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists on 28.7 minutes per game. He won an NBA Championship with the Lakers last year on NBA Bubble in Orlando.
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