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Zach Lowe Says He Doesn't Understand Why The Pelicans Traded Lonzo Ball: "Gets Along With Zion, Plays Defense, Shoots The Ball, Is A Fit With Your Team. Never Understood It. Definitely A Win For Chicago."

Zach Lowe Says He Doesn't Understand Why The Pelicans Traded Lonzo Ball: "Gets Along With Zion, Plays Defense, Shoots The Ball, Is A Fit With Your Team. Never Understood It. Definitely A Win For Chicago."

Lonzo Ball has turned out to be a terrific addition to the Chicago Bulls, becoming the floor general of the team, meshing perfectly with Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan and the rest of the squad.

The point guard didn't have the best years in Los Angeles, but he enhanced his level in New Orleans and now is part of a team expected to make some noise in the Eastern Conference. That is precisely what they are doing right now, with Lonzo leading their way to the top of the East. 

At this moment, the Bulls see the rest of the conference from the top, having a 4-0 record after an impressive start to the season. After Lonzo unlocked his level in the United Center, people started wondering if the New Orleans Pelicans made a good decision letting him go in the offseason. 

Let's recall that Lonzo joined the Bulls via sign-and-trade with the Pelicans, which appears to be a mistake right now. ESPN's Zach Lowe discussed this situation on his "The Lowe Post" podcast with Tim Bontemps, saying he doesn't understand how David Griffin let Ball go to bring Devonte Graham (25-minute mark).

Via Redditor "JoeBiden2020FTW": 

Zach Lowe: "I'll never understand why the Pelicans were like 'we don't want Lonzo Ball, rather have Graham.' Completely inexplicable." 

Tim Bontemps: "It never made sense, ever. Gets along with Zion, plays defense, shoots the ball, is a fit with your team. Never understood it. Definitely a win for Chicago".

Ball has shown he's on a different level now and can help his team in different ways. The 24-year-old is proving doubters wrong and that doesn't seem to be stopping shortly. The Ball Brothers are currently the top seeds in the Eastern Conference after two big runs from their respective teams. 

Lonzo became the first player to record a triple-double with three different teams before turning 24, putting the NBA on notice. This season, he averages 14.3 PPG, 5.8 RPG and 5.3 APG. The future looks bright for the Bulls, and Ball can do incredible teams in the Windy City if he keeps this pace.