NBA: LaMelo Ball becomes youngest player to notch triple-double

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Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball became the youngest player to achieve a triple-double in the team’s 113-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

The no. 3 overall pick of the 2019 NBA draft tallied 22 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists to lead the Hornets past the Hawks.

He did the feat at 19 years and 140 days of age, beating the previous record holder Markelle Fultz.

He also beat his own brother Lonzo Ball for the feat.

Other players who tallied triple-doubles while in their 20th year are Magic Johnson, LeBron James, and Luka Doncic.

Levi Verora