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NBA Rumors: All-Rookie Guard Comments On LaMelo Ball’s Potential As Prospective 2020 Draftee

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Instead of trying his luck in the U.S. collegiate scene, LaMelo Ball — the younger brother of New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball — joined the Illawarra Hawks of Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL) earlier this year as a means to prepare himself for a possible NBA career once he becomes eligible to be drafted. While many remain highly skeptical as to whether the move could indeed help LaMelo achieve his goal of becoming the first overall pick in next year’s rookie draft, one of last year’s top NBA newcomers recently sounded off on his expectations for the 17-year-old guard if he decides to enter the 2020 draft pool. Speaking to TMZ over the weekend, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young offered his thoughts to the publication when he was asked if he believes Ba