LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets enters the season for the first time
Charlotte Hornets Ramello Ball In the first start of the rookie season, they defeated the Miami Heat with a 129-121 overtime.
LaMelo started his first career!
-NBA (@NBA) February 2 2021
Ball replaced the injured with a modest 14 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds to complete the game. Terry Rozier.
As far as Ball was on the bench in the first 22 games of the season, his start time far exceeded that of Barr.
The rookie guard has averaged 12.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists so far this season, but has shown outstanding performance in the past few games, including 27 points against the Milwaukee Bucks a few days ago.
Fortunately, Charlotte does not have to rely on Ball’s scoring ability.
Malik Monk led him to 5 rebounds and 2 assists with a game-high 36 points.
Jimmy Butler led the Heat with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists.
The Hornets have not announced Rozier’s playing time, but Ball is expected to continue from his position.
The 19-year-old is the third overall pick in the 2020 draft. His fans have called on the Hornets coach James Borrego to make Melo a full-time starter, including the infamous Ball.
“My boys are not freak role players! They are superstars! Let them do what they do!” Father LaVar Ball told TMZ Sports.
The next game for the Hornets is the Philadelphia 76ers at the Hive on Wednesday.
This post is written by Bonny Johnson