Kyle Kuzma is already one of the best rookies in the league. He came into Wednesday averaging better than 16 points per game and had just finished back-to-back 20-plus-point performances.
The Lakers forward took it to a whole other level agains the Rockets.
He scored a career-high 38 points on 7-10 three-point shooting to go with seven rebounds and four assists as L.A. snapped Houston’s 14-game winning streak, 122-16. And if Kuzma’s game stats are impressive, just look at his first half:
Kyle Kuzma’s first half: 24 pts, 9-9 FG, 6-6 3PT. Time to start talking ROY?
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The highlights from Kuzma’s finest outing yet: