Watch LaMelo Ball vs RJ Hampton live and free overseas
Two NBA draft prospects will clash when LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton play in the Illawarra Hawks vs New Zealand Breakers match. Here's how you can watch and a preview of Ball vs Hampton
How to watch LaMelo Ball vs RJ Hampton
The NBL allows American fans from to watch via Facebook Watch in the US or on Twitch. Australians are best to see our how to watch NBL guide.
Watch Illawarra Hawks vs New Zealand Breakers on Facebook
The NBL's deal with Facebook will have 52 NBL games featuring NBA Draft prospects LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton streamed from the NBL Facebook page. Simply login to Facebook on your smart device to stream NBL.
Stream LaMelo Ball vs RJ Hampton via Twitch.
Alternatively you can watch on Twitch which is another live video streaming service. Every single game of the NBL is available on Twitch. There's also special stats extensions and the ability to co-stream and commentate the game yourself.
Twitch is a free service. Users simply have to sign up for an account with their personal email address.
LaMelo Ball vs RJ Hampton preview
LaMelo Ball is one of the biggest young stars in basketball and is currently playing for the Illawarra Hawks in Australia's NBL under the Next Stars program. In addition to Ball there's another young American in RJ Hampton playing for the New Zealand Breakers.
Both young players came out to the NBL with one goal in mind, to raise their draft stock. LaMelo has been most successful at this so far, with ESPN projecting him to be a top three pick in next year's NBA Draft.
Over 1 million people in the U.S. tuned in to watch LaMelo's NBL debut. RJ Hampton is no slouch either and has been listed to go as high as number six. That's why it'll be so important when the two go head to head in their first ever NBL matchup.
Lamelo Ball's Illawarra Hawks will play RJ Hampton's New Zealand Breakers in the NBL at 2:30am ET on October 24. This means the game tips off on the west coast at 11:30pm PT on October 23.
Two former NBA veteran guards will be playing in the game too. Aaron Brooks will partner LaMelo Ball on the Hawks, while Scotty Hopson teams up with RJ Hampton for the Breakers.
Where is LaMelo Ball vs RJ Hampton being played?
The New Zealand breakers and Illawarra Hawks will play at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
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