For Kuzma, some of that stems from advice Tyson Chandler gave him while the two were Lakers teammates. Not many people have an opportunity to get to this part of the playoffs, and you can't really take it for granted," Kuzma recently said. I'll always remember my second year in the league and Tyson Chandler being in the locker room and saying, 'I've played in the league 18 years and I've only been to the Finals once.