There are two Ball brothers on NBA rosters at the moment – Lonzo Ball with the Chicago Bulls and LaMelo Ball with the Charlotte Hornets.
But there could soon be a third.
LiAngelo Ball, the middle Ball brother, played for the Hornets in the NBA’s Summer League. He showed some major skills, especially from behind the 3-point line, where he made an abundance of long range shots.
big sequence for LiAngelo Ball, Gus Johnson on the call pic.twitter.com/la8e4YKe6L
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) August 15, 2021
It remains to be seen if LiAngelo Ball will make an NBA team’s regular season roster, but one of the league’s best players thinks it should happen.
Celtics forward Jayson Tatum believes LiAngelo Ball has earned an opportunity.
“Yeah, I think so,” Tatum said of LiAngelo Ball earning a roster spot, via TMZ Sports. “I think it’s only right. He’s put in the work. I’m sure he’ll find his way on a team somewhere.”
LiAngelo Ball is proving to us that he’s worth a league opportunity…that’s it. That’s all.
I’ve seen both of Giannis’ brothers get looks and they’re not anything remotely close to as skilled as Gelo. That’s it. That’s all.
— Ry (@JustRyCole) August 15, 2021
LiAngelo Ball was a three-star recruit coming out of high school. He committed to play at UCLA, but withdrew from college a couple of months into his first year.
The middle Ball brother has since played overseas and in the JBA.
Should an NBA team give the middle Ball brother a regular season opportunity?