It may sound strange, but it is. As reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic, LiAngelo Ball has signed a contract with the G League that will allow him to be eligible in the October 23 draft for such a competition.
This situation occurs with free agents not directly related to the league. In these circumstances, it is necessary for a player to subscribea contract with the G League to later be claimed by a team in strict order of selection. This process makes the mediation of the Ball brothers then play the G League 2021-22.
Regarding the team in which he ends up playing, Charlotte (the team that has had him on the payroll during the Las Vegas Summer Legue), may want it for his affiliated team, and it is that he himself staff technician is delighted with his performance. However, you are totally free to join any other organization.
Returning to the summer league, it was just that tournament that has meant an important leap in his consideration within the NBA. With the Hornets he signed an average of 10.5 points per night with 41.7% from 3-pointers. Seeing him in the near future in the League seems difficult, but at least he will have the opportunity to show his qualities.
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