LOCALS IN THE NBA

Kyle Kuzma Key Contributor In Lakers Three Game Winning Streak

Nov 14, 2018, 5:38 PM
NOVEMBER 10: Kyle Kuzma #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against the Sacramento Kings at Gold...
NOVEMBER 10: Kyle Kuzma #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on November 10, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Kyle Kuzma continues to contribute heavily alongside LeBron James as the Lakers have won three straight games.

Former Utah point guard Delon Wright is starting to become a key player off the bench for the Toronto Raptors. He is coming off of back to back games scoring in double figures.

Here’s how the locals did in their fourth week of the NBA season from November 7-13:

Former Utes

Kyle Kuzma – Los Angeles Lakers (7-6)

Kuzma scored 21 points against the Timberwolves to start the week and ended with an 18-point performance against Atlanta. The Lakers went 3-0 in their fourth week of the schedule.

NEXT UP: The Lakers have just two games during week five as they will travel to Orlando and Miami.

Jakob Poeltl – San Antonio Spurs (7-5)

Poeltl played appeared in two of the three games for San Antonio. They lost both games that he played in. The former Ute scored 4 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in 25 minutes between the two games.

NEXT UP: The Spurs will play four games during week five, traveling to Phoenix, Los Angeles (Clippers) and New Orleans while making a quick stop at home to play Golden State.

Delon Wright – Toronto Raptors (12-2)

Wright is starting to become a key piece for Toronto off the bench. He scored in double figures in two of their three games in week four. In their last game against New Orleans, Delon Wright had 10 points in just 16 minutes.

NEXT UP: Toronto’s four games in week five will begin at home against Detroit before playing Boston, Chicago and Orlando on the road.


 

Former Wildcats

Damian Lillard – Portland Trail Blazers (8-3)

Lillard led the team in scoring in both of their week four wins as he dropped 25 points against the Clippers and 19 points and 12 assists on the Celtics.

NEXT UP: Portland will be on the road for four straight with games against the LA Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Washington Wizards and New York Knicks.

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