Being the third pick in the 2020-21 NBA Draft, LaMelo Ball came in with high expectations as has NOT failed to deliver. Before the All-Star break, Ball is averaging 15.8 points, 6 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game. Due to Ball exceeding expectations, the Charlotte Hornets are currently in the playoff picture and sit as the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference.
Additionally, LaMelo Ball has set a pretty impressive record midway through his rookie season. According to Elias Sports Bureau, he is the ONLY player in the last SIXTY seasons to lead ALL rookies in total points, rebounds, assists, and steals at the All-Star break.
Check out some of LaMelo’s top plays midway through his PHENOMENAL rookie season!