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LaMelo Ball likely out for Season with Fractured Wrist

LaMelo Ball likely out for season with fractured wrist

Charlotte Hornets LaMelo Ball fractured his right wrist and is expected to miss the remainder of the season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The injury occurred in Charlotte’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.

Ball has been great in his first 41 games in the NBA and before the injury was the runaway favorite to win this season’s Rookie of the Year award. On the season Ball has averaged 15.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game. Ball was even better in his 21 games as a starter increasing his scoring numbers to 19.1 points per game and shooting over 46% from the field and 42% from three.

The Hornets will miss the energy Ball brings as a creative passer and solid scorer and will need to find a way to replace his productivity if they hope to maintain their spot as the eighth seed in the eastern conference.

Ball is currently listed as out indefinitely and will meet with a specialist in New York to determine the best course of action to repair the injury to his shooting wrist.

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