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Lonzo reflects on playing with LeBron: 'I'll never take for granted'

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Lonzo Ball's tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers may not have gone the way he hoped, but he still looks back fondly on his time in purple and gold.

In a recent interview with CBS Los Angeles, Ball spoke about what it was like to play alongside LeBron James.

"He was my favorite player growing up, so being able to share the court with him and learn from him was a time of my life now that I'll never get back, and I'll never take for granted," Ball said.

The Chicago Bulls point guard also shared his favorite Lakers memory.

"Just playing for the home team," he said. "You know, being a Lakers fan growing up, watching all the greats, and then being able to put that jersey on was great."

The Lakers selected Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. He spent two seasons with the team before being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.

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