LaMelo Ball accomplishes incredible feat in Hornetswin over Hawks

LaMelo Ball accomplishes incredible feat in Hornets' win over Hawks

LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double as the Charlotte Hornets verslaan die Atlanta Hawks, 113-105.

Ball, by 19 jare en 140 days old, behaal 22 punte, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out 11 assists. Markelle Fultz was the previous record-holder when he recorded his first triple-double at 19 jare en 317 days old.

KLIK HIER VIR MEER SPORTDEKKING OP FOXNEWS.COM

The Hornets noted three other interesting tidbits that came with Ball’s triple-double.

He was the ninth player in NBA history to record a triple-double in their first 10 speletjies. He was also the first Hornets player to record a triple-double since Nic Batum in March 2018 while Ball and former Hornets player Kemba Walker are the only two Charlotte rookies to record the stat line.

CURRY SCORES 38 AS WARRIORS RALLY PAST CLIPPERS, 115-105

Charlotte selected Ball with the No 3 pick of the 2020 NBA Draft and he was expected to have a big impact on the team almost immediately. Ball skipped college basketball and played professionally in Australia before declaring for the NBA Draft.

Coming into the game against the Hawks, Ball was averaging 11.8 punte, 5.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists. He hadn’t started a game yet in his NBA career and didn’t start against the Hawks either.

He still managed to play 31 minute.

KLIK HIER OM DIE FOX NEWS APP TE KRY

Devonte Graham and Terry Rozier were the starting guards.

Kommentaar gesluit.