Hornet rookie Lamelo Ball impresses Dwayne Wade after dropping 18 points vs Magic

With No.3 in Draft pick, Various NBA scouts and analyst may be have doubt on whether the youngest Ball brother LaMelo Ball could become a difference maker in the NBA.

Pre-season lastest game and coming off the loss on previous one, Lamelo Ball’s performance did beat Orlando Magic, with this performance many former players and analyst were happy and the former NBA superstar and future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade praised the rookies’ game by a tweet.

As a rookie, Lamelo Ball came off the bench to put 18 points on 7-17 shooting against Orlando. He made four of his nine 3-point attempts adding also five assists.

Lonzo Ball’s journey to NBA has been different than other players before entering the NBA via the 2020 Draft. In particular, he decided to skip college and play pro ball overseas in Lithuania.

Later on, he played for a small-time pro league upon returning to the United States, and made the move to Australia to play in the National Basketball League.

The Hornets believe in Ball’s talent and that’s the reason they selected him with the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

It remains to be seen If Ball is up for the challenge. The Hornets will play against Orlando again on Saturday for their final preseason game.