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The New Orleans Pelicans newcomer Lonzo Ball spoke about his trade to the Pelicans and his readiness for a fresh start in New Orleans, per ESPN:

“I was kind of excited, honestly. I kind of figured someone was going to get moved soon enough. I knew Anthony Davis wanted to come bad. Anytime you can get a guy like that, you are going to have to do what you have to do to get him. So I was kind of already just waiting for it, honestly, and I was happy to go with two guys I am comfortable with in B.I. [Brandon Ingram] and JHart [Josh Hart]. I am excited to see what we can do,” Ball said.

This past season, the 21-year-old averaged 9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists, while shooting at 40.6 percent from the floor and 32.9 from three in 30.3 minutes of action.