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Eastern Southeast Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
53-29 6-4 L1
43-39 7-3 W1
43-39 6-4 W3
35-47 5-5 L3
22-60 3-7 W1

2021 Stats

STATS MPG
Minutes Per Game
PPG
Points Per Game
FG%
Field Goal Percentage
RPG
Rebounds Per Game
APG
Assists Per Game
Regular Season 32.3 20.1 42.9 6.7 7.6

Top LaMelo Ball News

  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Near triple-double in win

    Ball racked up 24 points (8-16 FG, 6-7 3PT, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds, nine assists and one steal in Sunday's 124-108 win over Washington.

    Ball couldn't miss from deep as he knocked down four-plus threes for the fourth straight game. The second-year guard reached double-digit rebounds for the first time in almost two months but fell one assist shy of his sixth triple-double of the season.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Sniffs double-double again

    Ball accumulated 24 points (8-16 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds and nine assists in 29 minutes during Friday's 133-117 win over Chicago.

    For the second game in a row, Ball surpassed the 20-point mark and ended just one assist away from recording a double-double. The second-year floor general has improved significantly this year compared to his rookie campaign and is ending the regular season on a strong note, averaging 20.5 points, 10.5 assists and 5.2 rebounds per tilt over his last six appearances -- a span in which he's also recorded three double-doubles.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Balls out in win

    Ball registered 26 points (10-21 FG, 4-10 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, nine assists and four steals in 35 minutes during Thursday's 128-101 win over Orlando.

    Since the beginning of February, Ball has shot an impressive 41.3 percent from beyond the arc. Showcased on Thursday, Ball entered the history books by joining peers Luka Doncic and Anthony Edwards as the only players in league history to make 300 triples before turning 21 years old. The Hornets are bound for the play-in tournament with two games remaining in the campaign.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Double-double not enough

    Ball ended Tuesday's 144-115 loss to Miami with 18 points (7-13 FG, 4-9 3Pt), five rebounds, 14 assists and one steal over 34 minutes.

    Ball registered a double-double for the third time over his last four appearances, but the Hornets have just one win during that stretch. Over his last seven appearances, the second-year point guard has averaged 22.7 points, 9.1 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 34.7 minutes per game.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Shines despite defeat

    Ball ended with 22 points (8-21 FG, 4-11 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, 11 assists and two steals in 34 minutes during Monday's 113-109 loss to Denver.

    Ball didn't have his best shooting performance and needed 21 shots to score 22 points, but he posted solid numbers across the board in other categories. This was his second double-double over his last seven appearances, but his role as a scorer and playmaker is noticeable in the Hornets' offensive scheme. He's averaging 21.7 points, 7.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds per game over his last 10 contests.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Shines in Sunday's victory

    Ball racked up 33 points (10-21 FG, 7-12 3Pt, 6-8 FT), seven rebounds, nine assists and three steals in 37 minutes during Sunday's 119-110 win over the Nets.

    Ball was magnificent in the win, topping all scorers with a game-high 33 points as the Hornets took down the Nets. This was certainly a statement performance for the sophomore star, reminding everyone of just what he is capable of on a basketball court. The Hornets are going to be pushing hard for as many wins as possible down the stretch, making Ball a lock to finish the season on a high.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Strong performance in win

    Ball accumulated 21 points (9-22 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, five assists and two steals across 34 minutes during Friday's 107-101 win over Utah.

    Ball finished with at least 20 points and five assists for a second straight game and added multiple steals for a 29th time this season. Over his last 10 contests, the reigning Rookie of the Year has averaged 21.0 points, 7.1 assists, 6.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 31.9 minutes per game.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Sniffs double-double in loss

    Ball totaled 32 points (13-23 FG, 6-14 3Pt), nine rebounds, five assists and one steal in 39 minutes during Wednesday's 121-106 loss to New York.

    Ball reached the 30-point mark for the first time since Feb. 11 and continues to play at a high level on offense for the Hornets. Aside from being a double-double threat every time he sees action due to his rebounding and passing ability, it's worth noting that his three-point percentage is going up in the right direction. He's made at least four threes in each of his last five contests and is hitting 51 percent of his long-range connections in that span.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Stays hot from deep

    Ball totaled 17 points (6-12 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, nine assists and two blocks over 32 minutes during Monday's 106-103 win over the Pelicans.

    Ball drilled four shots from beyond the arc in the win, and he's now knocked down 19 threes over his last four contests. He's also managed to finish with 17 or more points in each of those games while continuing to find success in distributing the basketball (8.5 assists per game over that stretch).

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Pops for 17 against Dallas

    Ball finished Saturday's 129-108 victory over the Mavericks with 17 points (6-12 FG, 5-8 3Pt), four rebounds, seven assists, one block and four steals across 30 minutes.

    He was one of five different Hornets players to score at least 17 points and sink at least three three-pointers in the rout. Ball is on a roll, scoring at least 15 points in seven straight games and averaging 20.0 points, 7.4 assists, 6.1 boards, 3.3 threes and 1.7 steals during that stretch.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Strong double-double in win

    Ball posted 22 points (7-16 FG, 5-10 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 11 assists, eight rebounds, one block and one steal over 36 minutes during Wednesday's 116-106 win over the Hawks.

    Ball reached double figures in multiple categories for the first time since recording a triple-double back on Feb. 17, prior to the All-Star break. Over the last six games, he's averaged 20.5 points, 7.5 assists, 6.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals across 30.7 minutes per game. He'll look to continue to fill the stat sheet Saturday against the Mavericks.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Near double-double in win

    Ball contributed 17 points (6-12 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 3-4 FT), nine assists, six rebounds and three steals over 31 minutes during Friday's 142-120 victory over the Pelicans.

    Ball scored in double figures for a fourth consecutive game and dished out a team-high nine assists -- his most assists since Feb. 17. The second-year point guard also displayed his defensive prowess, registering at least three steals for the 14th time during the campaign.

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  • Hornets' LaMelo Ball: Struggles from field in loss

    Ball amassed 24 points (9-22 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 4-5 FT), five rebounds, seven assists and two steals over 30 minutes during Tuesday's 132-121 loss to the Nets.

    Ball might have posted a decent stat line, but he struggled badly from the field as he needed 22 shots just to score 24 points. Despite the shooting woes, it's worth noting that Ball continues to be an asset on both ends of the court for the Hornets even in games in which he's not all that efficient. He has scored exactly 24 points in three of his last four games.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-7, 180 lbs
Birthplace: Chino Hills, CA
Age: 20
Experience: 1