Lakers Fans Mock Kyle Kuzma After He Said He Would Put Up All-Star Stats If Given ‘Consistent Role’ With A Team

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Kyle Kuzma is letting it be known that he was not happy with how the Lakers used him last season but fans don’t want to hear it.

During an interview with Bleacher Report’s Tyler Conway, Kuzma voiced his frustration with being given an inconsistent role last year with the Lakers that didn’t give him the opportunity to showcase his skills. According to Kuzma, he’s confident he could score 25 points per game and make the all-star team if given a “consistent role” on a team.

Via Bleacher Report

“My biggest thing is I just want to play within a consistent role,” Kuzma said. “If I have that ability, I’ll be able to showcase what I can really do. There were parts of this year—and even anywhere else in my career—when I’m in a consistent space, I’m out there handling the ball, making teammates better, scoring, shooting, defending, rebounding. I think if I’m in that space, I’ll be good.

Kuzma’s numbers were stronger across the board when he started in his natural 4 position, and he still sees himself as a player capable of averaging 25 points per game and reaching All-Star heights.

“I definitely can. I definitely believe that, too. I don’t really care what nobody thinks or says. I know myself, and I know my ability. It’s hard to be consistent in an inconsistent role. I’m excited for a more consistent space next year,” Kuzma said.

Lakers fans immediately blasted Kuzma considering he played a good portion of the season without Anthony Davis and LeBron James and still didn’t put up all-star numbers.