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Who should get more minutes from the Lakers: Rajon Rondo or Lonzo Ball?
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#GiveMeRondo
#GiveMeLonzo

The Lakers are struggling to find consistency at the start of the season and the point guard position has been a sore spot for a lot of fans. Rajon Rondo has been handling a bulk of the minutes so far, notching seven assists per game and shooting 52.1 percent from the field. Still, many fans believe Lonzo Ball should get more minutes because he's been better on defense and is a better fit in most lineups. What do you think? 🏀

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Who should get more minutes from the Lakers: Rajon Rondo or Lonzo Ball?
#GiveMeRondo
#GiveMeLonzo

The Lakers point guard position has been a point of contention among fans. Who should get a bulk of the minutes at the position: the experienced veteran Rajon Rondo or prodigious Lonzo Ball?

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#GiveMeRondo

Lonzo Ball might be a great player someday, but right now he's still learning the game. Rondo's been there, done that. He already knows what it takes to be great. It's no surprise the Lakers trust him with more minutes.

When he's played more than 30 minutes as of November 9, Rondo averaged 13.5 points and 9.5 assists per game. In those same games, he also as a plus/minus of +10.2 with 17.6 percent usage. 

Ball is only +3.8 with a 12.7 usage percentage. He's been more productive with those minutes than Ball and he's been in tighter situations with more at stake. Nothing shakes the former Celtic. Until that shifts, Rondo should get more minutes at point guard.

#GiveMeLonzo

Rondo may have more experience, but Ball has been more productive with his minutes on both ends of the floor.

While the former Pelicans point guard has been a matador on defense, Ball has been stingier. When he's on the floor and plays over 30 minutes, he gives up 113 points per 100 possessions. While Rondo is playing in the same situation, he produces 121 points per 100 possessions. 

Ball's value is not just on the defensive end either. He scores 130 points per 100 possessions when he plays more than 30 minutes. Rondo is significantly worse, with 110 points per 100 possessions.

The proof is in the pudding. Ball should should get more minutes.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Who should get more minutes from the Lakers: Rajon Rondo or Lonzo Ball?
A festive crown for the winner
#GiveMeRondo
#GiveMeLonzo