Charlotte Hornets

Coach: LaMelo Ball must take ‘next step’ for Hornets to win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) LaMelo Ball made the transition from playing basketball overseas to the NBA last season look fairly easy, breezing his way to rookie of the year honors. Now Hornets coach James Borrego wants the point guard to take the next step. For Borrego, that means the No. 3 overall pick in 2020 gaining…