LaMelo Ball wins career high in Hornets victory
Maybe LaVar Ball is right after all.
His young son Ramello Ball Did not start the game, but he performed strongly.
The youngest Bauer shot up to 80% and scored a career-high 27 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds and 4 steals in the Charlotte Hornets’ 126-114 defeat of the Milwaukee Bucks. .
The rookie guard sprained his right ankle after the first half and replaced the injured Tery Rozier.
The Hornets rose by 20 points at the beginning of the second half. Despite 34 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists, the Hornets won for the Bucks.
The Hornet scored or assisted 13 of the last 15 points.
For the Hornets, the victory is the second time. The Hornets are currently ranked eighth in the Eastern Conference.
Melo averaged 12.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists in his first NBA season, and his brother Lonzo has been the subject of trade negotiations for the past week.
There is no word on how long the injured Rozier will stay.
The 2015 first-round pick was the Hornets’ second scorer, averaging 18.9 points per game.
The Hornets head to the Miami Heat on Monday.
This post is written by Bonny Johnson