LiAngelo Ball isn’t a nasty basketball participant.
I had been saying all low season that there’s an NBA workforce on the market ought to signal him.
He has potential to be a rotational participant within the league, and he brings an instantaneous additional relevance to any workforce.
Proper now, he’s on the Greensboro Swarm, which is the G-League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, however he can signal with any NBA workforce.
In his first recreation of the season he had 22 factors on 9/13 taking pictures from the sphere and 4/7 taking pictures from the three-point vary and he did all of that off the bench in simply 24 minutes.
Three groups that ought to signal Ball:
1.) The Indiana Pacers: Proper now they’re simply 4-7 on the brand new season, and have handled gamers out and in of the lineup. They didn’t have a primary spherical decide in 2020, and do not need a number of younger prospects on the roster. Chris Duarte (their thirteenth general decide on this yr’s draft) is sensational, however he is truly older than Ball. As for Isaiah Jackson their different rookie chosen within the first spherical this yr, he’s out with a knee harm. To not point out the truth that the Pacers have simply been boring to start out the season. Including a participant who has the notoriety of Ball isn’t solely good for the potential he has, however just a few additional relevance from followers and the media.
2.) The Chicago Bulls: This one is clear. Whereas his youthful brother LaMelo is on the Hornets, his older brother Lonzo is on the Bulls. The Bulls additionally look incredible to start out the season, and have a 6-3 file. Two of their greatest younger gamers (Coby White and Patrick Williams) are out for prolonged intervals of time. He is clearly very conversant in the workforce’s level guard, and it will be thrilling to see him play within the NBA along with his brother. He could be the proper younger participant to take an opportunity on and have for additional depth.
3.) The Milwaukee Bucks: The Bucks simply received the NBA Championship final season, and are off to a 4-6 begin this season. Clearly, they’re gradual out of the gate, and have additionally handled accidents to key gamers. The common season of 82 video games coming off of an extended playoff run might be exhausting to get excited for each evening. Bringing a younger participant like Ball could be an excellent probability to convey some pleasure to the common season for a workforce that’s extra serious about the way it does within the playoffs. He might additionally come to a workforce that has a very good tradition, and be taught from top-of-the-line forwards in NBA historical past in Giannis Antetokounmpo.