LaMelo Ball didn’t mince words after the Charlotte Hornets lost at the LA Clippers on Sunday. Ball wasn’t happy about his playing time late in the game.
“I feel like I’ve got to be in there longer for the fourth quarter, you feel me?”, Ball said. “I feel like I came in a little late in the game.”
Ball played 5:26 of his 31:36 total minutes in the fourth quarter. Ball re-entered the game with 6:01 remaining in the final period, with Charlotte leading 102-95. By the time the Hornets scored again, the Clippers had ripped off a 22-0 run to take control of the game.
Ball finished with 21 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals.