While it’s virtually impossible to glean anything from Lonzo Ball’s second workout with the Lakers Friday, there are certainly several reports that were very telling.
According to ESPN.com Ball’s workout was a private event near his home where only Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka were present from the Lakers. However, LaVar Ball was also in attendance.
The Lakers announced Monday the hiring of Peterson as director of strength and endurance training. A 28-year veteran of the fitness industry, Peterson will design and implement a strength and conditioning program for the team.
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Darrelle Revis Mens Jersey From his time in college at Duke University until now, Gunnar has pursued excellence in training and fitness,Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said in a release. Gunnar is a true pioneer and visionary at his craft, and will bring a new mentality to our weight room which we are all very excited about.
Since Magic (Johnson) and I have worked with Gunnar in the past, we have a strong relationship with him, which makes working together now feel seamless.
Peterson has worked with professional athletes in the past including Pete Sampras, who gave Peterson a personally signed racquet saying Thanks for extending my career after he won the U.S. Open in 2002.
Most teams are running four and five out on offense. If Howard can’t adapt and guard 3-point threats, the Hawks will spend another season as one of the worst teams defending behind the arc. That doesn’t bode well in a league where every team is shooting more from deep. And if Howard can’t move on offense, it slows the Hawks down in a time when everyone is moving fast. How the Hawks deal with Howard could have a major impact on free-agent signings.