Kyle Kuzma said goodbye to the Lakers this summer, but his new destiny is not exactly what he expected. The forward has become a Wizards player, as he was included in the transfer that ended Russell Westbrook in Los Angeles, but recently he has acknowledged that he came to take for granted that his imminent future was to become part of the squad of the Los Angeles. Kings.
“I was quite surprised when they told me, because I thought I was going to go to Sacramento,” he said in his appearance on the program. No Chill With Gilbert Arenas. “The Buddy Hield trade was done and I was already thinking I was going to Sacramento. ’45 minutes by plane, not bad ‘I told myself. But suddenly, out of nowhere they tell me I’m going to Washington. “
As the forward comments, the transfer for Hield had been for a long time, and from the first rumors it was pointed out that Kyle would be part of it. However, when it seemed imminent, the Lakers found themselves with the option of taking over Westbrook and their plans changed radically. Everything was forged practically in one day, which explains the confusion of a Kuzma who, however, confesses to be pleased with his new destiny.
“It was quite exciting, obviously, because right now the Wizards are in a better situation. Going to Sacramento would have been fun, that’s for sure, but the chance to play alongside Bradley Beal, someone who’s trying to be a winner, is a perfect opportunity. “
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