Report: LiAngelo Ball Signs Unsecured Deal With Charlotte Hornets
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LiAngelo Ball seems to have found a home in the NBA G League.
Originally expected to enter the G League draft, Athletic’s Shams Charania updated his report on the 22-year-old base, with the expectation that he will sign an unsecured deal with the Charlotte Hornets.
The deal will allow Ball to adapt to the franchise’s G league affiliate, Greensboro Swarm.
Sources: The Charlotte Hornets signed LiAngelo Ball to an unsecured contract and Ball will play for the team’s G League Greensboro Swarm. Ball was scheduled to enter the G League Draft, but the signing allows Charlotte to acquire her rights. https://t.co/YpkouKLWAs
– Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 14, 2021
Ball averaged 9.6 points per game in five appearances with the Hornets in Las Vegas, including 16 points in his debut with the team.
Previously, Ball had signed a training camp contract with the Detroit Pistons prior to the 2020-21 season, but was released prior to opening night.
Ball hopes to become the third brother in the league, with Lonzo moving to the Chicago Bulls this season, while LaMelo looks to back a Rookie of the Year season with the Charlotte Hornets.
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