LaMelo Ball is the new star in the NBA and new hope for the Charlotte Hornets going forward. Even NBA legend and team owner Michael Jordan is also very satisfied with the youngster. The reigning Rookie of Year has impressed everyone with his maturity and panache in the offence. He has impressed each and every NBA analyst ever since the Hornets drafted the youngster in the NBA.
Consequently, according to Hornets GM Mike Kupchak, even Jordan is very optimistic about Ball and the Hornets going forward. The days of regret of trading Kobe Bryant in the 1996 draft are behind them now and Ball has played a major role in progressing the franchise. He has allowed the Hornet fans to dream again.
Since trading Kobe Bryant, players like Dell Curry and Muggsy Bogues have played for the Hornets but undoubtedly Ball is the next big thing that has happened to them. He brings a unique factor to the Hornets franchise.
According to the NBA website, Hornets GM Kupchak cannot stop speaking about their Hornets talisman Lamelo Ball and what he has to offer in the coming years. They cannot wait to see Lamelo develop into a superstar in the NBA. Even GM Kupchak has revealed that Jordan has high hopes on the youngster to develop into something big.
He said, “I do know Michael is happy.” talking about the impact of Ball on the team. He further added, “I think he likes the direction we’re going”.
The 20-year-old has been an enigma for the Charlotte Hornets and his gameplay has impressed everyone in the league. Starting from NBA Analysts to the fans, LaMelo Ball has been the fan favourite for a lot of people. His vision, passing and athleticism have been lauded by former NBA superstars. He brings a unique panache in offence and that makes him slightly different to the next generation stars in the league. His presence has definitely yielded better results for the Hornets as they look to build a strong team around him.
The Charlotte Hornets are currently sixth in the Eastern Conference with a record of 13-10. They recently lost against the Houston Rockets but Ball will look to guide the Hornets to a win against the inform Chicago Bulls.