Final night time, Charlotte Hornets level guard LaMelo Ball arrived to the primary recreation of his second NBA season wanting like a fresh-from-the-tube Wilson tennis ball, carrying a customized neon-yellow swimsuit topped with an identical trench coat by his very personal LaFrancé fashion-lifestyle model. The topper: it was all the identical hue as his Lamborghini Urus. (Lest we overlook, he additionally owns a sherbet-orange Lambo. Man’s received a sort!) Ball—who put up 31 factors, 9 rebounds, and seven assists to steer the Hornets over the Indiana Pacers—gave a greater take a look at the match for the postgame convention, full with a cool-$1 million Richard Mille timepiece. You would name it the sartorial epitome of “Sheeeeeeeeeeeesh!”
As of now, LaFrancé—which Ball launched final November—solely affords socks, tees, and hoodies, however final night time’s getup might point out that some higher-end suiting could also be on the horizon. The reigning Rookie of the Yr’s look additionally tells us one thing else: if, originally of 2021, gamers erred on the aspect of subdued, LaMelo’s neon yellow is proof that NBA type is again in full-swing.