You know the age-old saying: “Boys will be boys.” That’s all well and good until, you know, you’re trying to convince LeBron James to come to your franchise. That’s where the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves currently and, reportedly, someone in the organization had enough of Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma’s attempt at starting a rap beef.
ESPN‘s Ramona Shelburne guest-hosted on Mason and Ireland Wednesday and touched on the entire situation, which stems from a diss track Ball fired off in Kuzma’s direction and public bickering that continued throughout last season. It‘s been mostly good-natured fun until Ball mentioned that Kuzma had no relationship with his father.
This, according to Shelburne, crossed a line.
“I know there’s people at the Lakers who are not happy about this and they spoke to both Kuzma and Lonzo about this and they told them to knock it off,” Shelburne said.
In an article penned a short time later, she wrote:
“Sources said the team spoke to both players and that there are no lingering issues and that both players agreed to tone down the joking insults on social media. After dealing with a social media fiasco involving the D’Angelo Russell-Nick Young video in 2016, the Lakers wanted to make sure to nip things in the bud before the potential of anything...