Ball was firing away in his third preseason game and ended the night with 18 points on 7-of-17 shooting, and an impressive 4-of-9 from three. The form is still funky, but Thursday night against Orlando the shot went in.
— NBA TV (@NBATV) December 18, 2020
James Borrego on LaMelo Ball: "He just oozes confidence."
— Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) December 18, 2020
Ball is going to have the ball in his hands and plenty of chances to shoot this season because teams will dare him until he can knock it down consistently. Ball will get even more opportunities to start the season with Gordon Hayward sidelined with a fractured hand.