Ball is averaging 11.5 points, 9 assists, and 9 rebounds. He's certainly put his versatility on full display up to this point, but his humble scoring average is a bit inflated-- i
Lonzo Ball : 6 points on 2-11 shooting, 0-5 from 3, 8 rebounds & 10 assists in 40 minutes (3rd single digit scoring game this season) pic.twitter.com/okbA4iz6Qb— Lee Harvey (@MusikFan4Life) October 26, 2017
His game in Phoenix was clearly an outlier. When he's faced typical NBA competition, his scoring line just doesn't measure up.
He put up just three points in an opening night loss to the Clippers, eight points a few days later versus New Orleans, and a measly six points Wednesday night against Washington despite the game going to overtime.
All the while, he's shot 37 percent on two-point attempts and just under 23 percent from beyond the arc.
Lonzo Ball currently shooting 31.6%, or LAST (131st) among players listed on ESPN's stats chart.— Medium Happy (@jdubs88) October 26, 2017
For a guy who's supposedly "already better than Steph Curry," to hear a certain NBA dad tell it, those numbers tell a completely different story. In the end, his totals will quite possibly level out. But