Lonzo Ball is quietly becoming the player he was supposed to be when the Lakers outlined him No. 2 overall in 2017, back when one of the only holes in his game was said to be his hilarious jump. produce inconsistent results. Well, that dancer is no longer happy, and the results are following.
On Monday night, Ball rooted his career by converting on seven 3-pointers against Minnesota. On Wednesday night, he reached that point again, moving 7 points from deep – on the road to 26 points – in the Pelicans' 127-123 overtime loss in Dallas. Since the beginning of February, Ball is firing 43 percent from a 3-point range. Since the All-Star break, that number has increased by more than 46%. For the season, he's at 38 percent deep words.
Pelicans playoff hopes for this season are fading; they have lost four of their last five matches and are now 8 Memphis after five matches in the losing column with three teams between them. But in the long run, Ball's development is on schedule with the most optimism in New Orleans designs.
Brandon Ingram became All-Star. Zion Williamson will not be left behind. Ball is the best with the wings that can run with him during the transition and reduce the pressure to become a half-goal scorer, when he can tackle a Swiss army knife, Do a little bit of everything; since February 1, Ball averaged over 12 points, …