The Ball saga continues. Like a dynasty, Lonzo’s little brother arrives in the NBA and LaVar’s son will reach the best league in the world on November 18, when the draft takes place. And he will surely do it at number 1, for which he is the main favorite. Right now, the choice is up to the Timberwolves, that by having D’Angelo Russell in the squad they will try to exit another base like LaMelo towards a transfer that favors their interests. This will be done from the 20th, when free agency begins. The Bulls, who have the fourth pick, the Pistons (seventh) and the Thunder (25) are some of the favorites to win the coveted player in a trade or any type of trade, although it will not be until draft night when we see the final decision and where the playmaker.
LaMelo has played for the last year in the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL). There he has forged a reputation that all the experts have used to place him at the top of the draft, specifically within the top 5. According to analysts, LaMelo will access this position ahead of James Wiseman. If he is not chosen by the Wolves, the next teams to choose would be Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets.. In addition to Ball and the aforementioned Wiseman, Anthonny Edwards is also expected to be in the top 3. Of the teams that opt for him via transfer, Arturas Karsinovas will decide within the Bulls office, the Thunder could get his services looking into the future and with a mentor like Chris Paul on the team (for now) and the Pistons would build a solid foundation for creating a culture and rebuild for the future with Christian Wood, Luke Kennard and Sekou Doumbouya.
Lonzo’s brother, a Pelicans player and second-place pick in the 2018 draft, is already a celebrity. The angry statements of his father, a constant that have not exactly helped the development of their older child, they have put the player on the map since before giving the sato to the NBA, and his evolution will be looked at with a magnifying glass as it has been done with his brother. Expectations will be high for LaMelo and no one doubts his talent, which he will have to demonstrate in the North American competition, in which he is called to succeed. It only remains to know who will be your first team in this new adventure.