Chet Holmgren on Kenneth Lofton Jr: “He’s going to be in the league for a long time”

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Undrafted big man Kenneth Lofton Jr has been extremely impressive so far during Summer League. He averaged 14.0 PPG/4.5 RPG/1.5 APG/54.5% FG at the Salt Lake City Summer League and had another breakout performance last night in Vegas vs. the LA Clippers, going for 18 points on 8 of 9 shooting. Here’s what #2 pick Chet Holmgren had to say about Lofton Jr. after their entertaining matchup back on July 6th.

(Via NBA on ESPN):

“That’s my dog. We were just talking a little trash to each other. We’re going to go at it. He’s going to be in the league for a long time. Hell of a player. We’re going to go at it whenever we play, but when we step outside the lines, that’s my dog ​​for sure.”

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