LaMelo Ball changed into the youngest participant in NBA historical past to listing a triple-double because the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 113-105.
Ball, at 19 years and 140 days previous, scored 22 issues, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out 11 assists. Markelle Fultz used to be the former record-holder when he recorded his first triple-double at 19 years and 317 days previous.
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The Hornets famous 3 different fascinating tidbits that got here with Ball’s triple-double.
He used to be the 9th participant in NBA historical past to listing a triple-double of their first 10 video games. He used to be additionally the primary Hornets participant to listing a triple-double since Nic Batum in March 2018 whilst Ball and previous Hornets participant Kemba Walker are the one two Charlotte learners to listing the stat line.
CURRY SCORES 38 AS WARRIORS RALLY PAST CLIPPERS, 115-105
Charlotte decided on Ball with the No three pick out of the 2020 NBA Draft and he used to be anticipated to have a large affect at the crew nearly instantly. Ball skipped faculty basketball and performed professionally in Australia earlier than pointing out for the NBA Draft.
Getting into the sport in opposition to the Hawks, Ball used to be averaging 11.eight issues, five.7 rebounds and five.three assists. He hadn’t began a recreation but in his NBA occupation and didn’t get started in opposition to the Hawks both.
He nonetheless controlled to play 31 mins.
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Devonte Graham and Terry Rozier had been the beginning guards.