The Charlotte Hornets dropped their third straight preseason game against the Boston Celtics tonight. Despite losing 112-103, there were some highlights from the Hornets, like when LaMelo Ball dropped a dime to Mason Plumlee.
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LaMelo drops a dime to Mason Plumlee against the Celtics
In the loss, LaMelo scored 23 points on 8-22 shooting and 3-9 from three. Despite his struggles to shoot, LaMelo played great. He added 4 rebounds, 9 assists, and 3 steals to go along with his 23 points.
LaMelo also had the highest +/- on the Hornets with a +11. He did foul out of the game with 9:29 remaining in the fourth quarter, but that doesn’t take away from his performance.
Check out LaMelo’s dime to Mason Plumlee in the video below.
.@MELOD1P to @masonplumlee to start the game ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/VYXcHSKH8e
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) October 7, 2022