By David Jordan Jr
Lamelo Ball, the third pick of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets was named the 2020-2021 NBA Rookie Of The Year and was also named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Ball averaged 15.7 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game, 6.1 assists per game, 1.6 steals per game for the Hornets. Prior to his rookie season in the NBA, Ball played in the NBL (National Basketball League) in Australia for the Illawarra Hawks where he was named NBL Rookie of the year.
Check out highlights from his rookie season here: (Courtesy of NBA Entertainment)