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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Zach LaVine on when he will be back on the floor: "As soon as possible." Says his vertical is higher than it was before the injury.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Cuban on Dirk Nowitzki: "Maybe this year will be his last year. I tend to think he wants to beat Kobe and be that guy." Nowitzki is joining Kobe Bryant as the only players in NBA history to play 20 seasons with only one team.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka says the Lakers front office made a mistake, learned from it and that he and Magic Johnson won't ever repeat that mistake again when asked about tampering with Pacers.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka and Kantavious Caldwell-Pope both pointed out that Brandon Ingram has been very vocal in offseason workouts and could become a vocal leader for the young Lakers this season.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kantavious Caldwell-Pope says he will try to be a veteran leader for the Lakers and likes what he has seen from Lonzo Ball's calm and collected mentality so far. KCP adds if hype l/expectations gets to Ball's head -- which he doesn't think will happen -- he will keep rookie grounded.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball makes his way through Lakers media day.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Here's a closeup of Lonzo Ball's ZO2 Prime Remix shoes.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Is there something LeBron James could have done to keep Kyrie Irving in Cleveland? "Even if there are things, it's not anybody else's business," said Irving. "It's really between two men. ... If [a conversation] happens or not, I'm pretty sure you guys won't know about it."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says Brook Lopez, Andrew Bogut visa issues) and Josh Hart will be limited at start of Lakers camp.

Nick Metallinos ESPN 

76ers' president Bryan Colangelo on what he would deem a successful season from Ben Simmons: "Just being on the court and playing. Ben has all the tools to be a great player in this game. Just playing basketball is going to be a success for Ben Simmons, and for us."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says he will talk to the team about social issues and any stands players may want to take politically and socially. Emphasizes that organization will support players and that it's been great seeing how this last weekend brought athletes and teams together with protests.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

John Paxson says there is no new timeline for Zach LaVine. "We're not going to rush Zach back." Paxson says it's a "safe bet" LaVine won't play on opening night.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The kicks worn by Mavs PG Dennis Smith Jr., Under Armour's new prized pitchman:

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lonzo Ball going into his first photo shoot at Lakers media day.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

A better look at Lonzo Ball's new ZO2 Prime Remix sneaker.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka says Magic Johnson has told stories to Lonzo Ball and the Lakers younger players about great players and how they go from good to elite. Pelinka shared with Ball stories about Kobe Bryant's work ethic and how he used to spend hours working on the angle of his jab step down to the centimeters of his move.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

John Paxson says he and the Bulls front office will discuss with players how the organization wants to handle potential Anthem protest. Pax says he wants the team to come to a "consensus" about how things will be handled.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

New Lakers training facility, same great view from Jeanie Buss' office.

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

And here's Dwight Howard making his Charlotte Hornets debut ... by literally acting like he beat the Warriors in the Finals

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball makes his way through Lakers media day.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls GM Gar Forman notes how important cap flexibility will be for his team moving forward. Bulls remain confident that will be able to make a splash next summer because of how much space they'll have.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Blake Griffin: "I think it's important for guys to speak their minds... You have to respect peoples' opinions. You don't have to agree with it but you have to respect peoples' opinions."

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball is wearing the new ZO2 Prime Remix that Big Baller Brand debuted last week.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

The Lakers arrive for their team headshots at media day.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Niko Mirotic getting some hugs from members of the Bulls' front office after officially signing his new deal.