Kyle Kuzma’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers came to an end this past week when he was included in a trade package for Russell Westbrook.
The 26-year-old’s departure from LA led to a lot of introspection regarding what his relationship was like with team star, LeBron James.
The pair have had some pretty uncomfortable public moments, leading to talk of them not liking each other.
More fuel was added to the fire a few days ago, when shortly after being traded, Kuzma very publicly changed his pick for who the GOAT is.
That said, it wasn’t all negative between James and Kuzma. In fact, after the latter was traded, the former decided to throw him a party.
LeBron & Dudz threw Kyle Kuzma a going away party. pic.twitter.com/w2DVO086rP
— 🏀 (@dribblecity) August 1, 2021
James is generally pretty kind to all his former teammates, unless they cross him. He sent a very touching gift to Kevin Love just a few months ago that immediately went viral.
As such, his special parting gift for Kuzma shouldn’t come a huge surprise.
Hopefully this will end all the chatter of James and not Kuzma not liking each other once and for all.
Alex Caruso stays winning. https://t.co/RPDs7KeKXN
— Game 7 (@game7__) August 2, 2021
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