Potential No. 1 NBA draft pick LaMelo Ball on Thursday apparently led an exercise before three additional teams in Southern California, as indicated by ESPN’s Jonathan Givony.
Ball worked out before head coaches and executives for the Detroit Pistons (own No. 7 picks), Golden State Warriors (No. 2), and Charlotte Hornets (No. 3). The exercise was the second Ball has held preceding Wednesday’s draft.
Recently, Ball’s dad, LaVar, said he wanted the Pistons to take his child.
On Wednesday, Ball led his first private exercise during the pre-draft process with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the No. 1 overall pick. Ball experienced an assortment of shooting drills and different activities to test his ball-dealing with and conditioning and performed well.
The 19-year-old is broadly projected to be a top-three pick yet the inclusion of the Pistons at the exercise could show the association is keen on trading up to take him. The Pistons have been supposed into wanting to make a trade and may go all in to get Ball.
Ball has recently met face to face with the Warriors, Hornets, and Chicago Bulls, who were not at the exercise. The Pistons have additionally said already they planned to plan a visit with Ball preceding the draft.
The NBA draft is planned for Wednesday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.