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WATCH: Lonzo Ball’s out here punching balls for fast break assists

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 16:  Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pass the ball as he drives against Dennis Smith Jr. #1 of the Dallas Mavericks during a semifinal game of the 2017 Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Los Angeles won 108-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Las Vegas Summer League has been less about Basketball and more about Lonzo Ball.

The Lakers rookie has been one of the, if not THE standout rookie of the tournament averaging a near-triple double of 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to lead the los Angeles Lakers to the Summer League Championship game.

During today’s semi finals win over the Dallas Mavericks, Ball had one of the assists of the tournament as he punch passed the ball on the fast break to Alex Caruso.

I mean, TECHNICALLY that’s a violation as you’re not actually allowed to punch the basketball, according to the NBA rulebook. However, much like with the abundance of uncalled travels in the modern-NBA, the unwritten rule of ‘cool highlight plays take precedence over violations’ trumped the rule book once again.

Lonzo left the game in the third quarter suffering from suffers calf tightness and is questionable for the championship game.

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