Being a professional athlete is a truly blessed career, as it allows one to enjoy a lavish lifestyle that almost every other American could only dream of.
LaMelo Ball, a star goaltender for the Charlotte Hornets, is still under a rookie contract, but he’s not shy about spending his money.
He has a new watch that looks like something out of a dream.
LaMelo’s new watch is INSANE. 🥶❄️
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— theScore (@theScore) June 4, 2023
Ball has established himself as the most productive of his brothers, and at 21 he’s starting to look like a potential superstar.
He’s averaged 23.3 points, 8.4 assists and 6.4 rebounds per game this season, a year after making his first All-Star team by amassing 20.1 points and 7.6 assists per game. .
At 6ft 7in, Ball is a very tall playmaker, which gives him an advantage in terms of being able to see and shoot defenders, and it also allows him to keep players in multiple positions to the other side. end of the ground. .
Unfortunately, his 2022-23 season was cut short by a broken right ankle he suffered mid-season.
The Hornets have won just 27 games this year, making them one of the worst teams in the NBA, and their hopes of becoming respectable fall disproportionately on Ball’s shoulders.
Unfortunately, they missed out on the No. 1 pick in the 2023 draft, which would have allowed them to take French phenom Victor Wembanyama.
Charlotte has some potential trade chips in the form of guard Terry Rozier and forward Gordon Hayward that they could look to use to improve and rejuvenate.
History shows how unlucky hornets were in the draft lottery