Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball took Saturday’s 96-81 loss in Salt Lake City to the Utah Jazz relatively hard. He took responsibility, saying, “Put this loss on me” to the media after the Lakers fell to 2-4 on the young season. Ball wasn’t done talking after the postgame media session, though. Later Saturday night, Ball tweeted, “If you not with us now don’t be with us later … we gone figure it out.” That may sound like a dispensable tweet designed to motivate a specific fan base and audience. However, similar words were said by a rookie point guard back in 2009: Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry. Following a 108-94 loss on the road to the Indiana Pacers on November 11, 2009, the 2009-2010 Golden State Warriors dropped to 2-5. Curry, then a rookie who was taken with the seventh pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, had a message for Warriors fans that, to…

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