LiAngelo Ball — the middle brother of NBA lottery picks Lonzo and LaMelo Ball — looks to be continuing his career in the association’s developmental league this season. Per a Twitter report from The Athletic‘s Shamas Charania, the 22-year-old has signed a contract to play in the G League bubble in 2021.
Ball most recently spent the early part of December with the Detroit Pistons, who had inked him to an Exhibit 10 contract. He was subsequently released by the club, though, without having appeared in any of its preseason contests.
Such a deal affords teams the option to retain a players’ G League rights. However, Ball’s signing with the league itself as opposed to being assigned to their affiliate squad indicates that the Pistons elected not to do so when waiving the 6-foot-5 wing.
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