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LaMelo Ball Likes’AirBnB’ Nickname for Connection with Hornets’ Miles Bridges

Charlotte Hornets rookie guard LaMelo Ball endorsed a clever nickname idea for his connection with teammate Miles Bridges on Friday…

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LaMelo Ball Up, LeBron James Down at NBA 2K21’s 2nd Player Ratings Update

Ashley Landis/Associated PressLos Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James remains the highest-rated player in NBA 2K21 despite a one-point deduction in his overall rating in Thursday’s update from 2K Sports.Here’s a look at the top 10 players in the video game:1. LeBron James: 97 OVR (-1)2. Giannis Antetokounmpo: 96 OVR (-1)3. James Harden: 95 OVR (-1)T-4.…

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LaMelo Ball makes NBA history with his first triple-double

January 10, 2021 | 10:22am | Updated January 10, 2021 | 10:23am CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LaMelo Ball isn’t wasting any time making an impact in the NBA. The rookie point guard became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double, with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday night, helping the…

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Hornets’ LaMelo Ball Becomes Youngest in NBA History to Record Triple-Double

Kent SmithOne day after falling one assist shy of recording his first career triple-double, Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball made history Saturday night in a 113-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks.Ball finished with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists to become the youngest player in NBA history with a triple-double. Charlotte Hornets @hornetsTonight’s @Sprite Player…

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LaMelo Ball Says He Wasn’t Fazed Playing Brother Lonzo on National TV

Derick Hingle/Associated PressFriday night marked the first time LaMelo and Lonzo Ball played against each other in the NBA, but the Charlotte Hornets rookie wasn’t nervous.Speaking to reporters after Charlotte’s 118-110 over the New Orleans Pelicans, LaMelo said he remained calm while facing his big brother.”I’ve been in this for a minute now,” he said.…

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LaMelo Ball Flirts with Triple-Double as Hornets Top Lonzo Ball, Pelicans

Derick Hingle/Associated PressAfter ending their three-game losing streak Wednesday, the Charlotte Hornets have won back-to-back games for the second time this season after an 118-110 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Charlotte looked like it was going to be in for a long night after falling behind 54-36 late in the second quarter. The offense…

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LaMelo Ball’s Zoom Call with Media Hacked Twice After Scoreless Hornets Debut

Tony Dejak/Associated PressLaMelo Ball struggled in his NBA debut Wednesday—then had a tough time getting through his postgame press conference after hackers twice interrupted the media session.As Joe Vardon of The Athletic noted, the hackers jumped into Ball’s Zoom call and trolled the Hornets point guard and reporters alike with “computer-generated coughing noises … video-game noises,…

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WATCH: LaMelo Ball buries three-pointer, stares down Raptors bench

LaMelo Ball finally broke into the scoring column in Monday’s preseason game against the Raptors, including a three-pointer in which he stared down Toronto’s bench.