LaMelo Ball wrist injury update: Hornets star cleared to return Saturday vs. Pistons
Published: May. 1, 2021 at 6:33 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - LaMelo Ball is ready to return to the Charlotte Hornets’ starting lineup following a 21-game absence.
Hornets coach James Borrego said the NBA rookie of the year candidate will start Saturday night’s home game against the Detroit Pistons.
Ball has not played since breaking his wrist on March 20 and undergoing surgery to repair the issue.
Guard Malik Monk will also return after missing 15 games with an ankle injury.
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