Lonzo Ball has made a lot of headlines yet he still hasn't played in an NBA season. He has, however, appeared in several Summer League games, and he's been incredible there. The second overall pick started the league with two bad performances, but he bounced back in a big way and he recorded two triple-doubles in the next three games.

One of those triple-doubles came against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Lonzo scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out game-high 12 assists. He also added 5 steals and 2 blocks in what was one of the best stat lines in NBA's Summer League this year.

After the game, the Los Angeles Lakers rookie was asked about what he thinks it will be like to play against LeBron James during 2017/18 NBA season.

LeBron James and Michael Jordan

James actually watched Lonzo Ball play in the league as he was in attendance during Ball's 36-point outburst against the Philadelphia 76ers. Even though LeBron has had some issues with Lonzo's dad, LaVar, it seems that he is excited to watch the rookie and it will be interesting to see how these two great players will play against each other in the regular season.

When he was asked about his eventual game against Cleveland and LeBron James, Lonzo Ball said the following, “I think it’s going to be a lot of fun. You know, growing up, that’s kind of like our Michael Jordan.

So, you know, playing him, it’s going to be a lot of fun. I can’t wait to go out there and play him.”

This is not the first time that the Cavaliers superstar is compared to Michael Jordan as both of them are incredible players. James is probably the only player in the NBA who has a good chance of surpassing the six-time NBA champion and becoming the greatest player of all time.

He certainly has a big influence on younger players, which can also be seen from Lonzo Ball's comment.

Lonzo Ball and LeBron on the same team?

There have been a lot of rumors of LeBron James leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers next year and joining the Los Angeles Lakers. If the Cavaliers fail to win a championship next year, which is very likely, it won't be surprising if James decides to leave.

The Lakers will have a young and talented squad that includes Ball, Julius Randle and Brandon Ingram, among others, and LeBron could lead them deep into the playoffs. At the moment, there are too many uncertainties about James' future, but considering that his relationship with team owner, Dan Gilbert, isn't getting any better, we could see the four-time MVP take his talents somewhere else next summer.