Kyle Kuzma is at once the most likely to clown Lonzo Ball whenever he can and the first to stick up for his fellow Los Angeles Lakers rookie. The No. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA draft out of Utah recently explained his stance on behalf of this year’s No. 2 pick to Lakers Nation’s Harrison Faigen.

The injury-depleted and poorly rested Jazz humiliated the Magic 125-85 inside Amway Center. The 40-point defeat tied for the largest home loss in team history and tied for the fourth-largest loss overall. “We should all feel embarrassed to put this kind of performance in front of anywhere but especially in front of our home fans,” Vucevic said after the final buzzer. “Just an embarrassment. For us as professional players, we should have more pride and respond in some way. But we didn’t do that.”