Dyson Daniels is fast building his reputation in the NBA.
The Aussie young gun’s impressive form whenever he’s taken the court has seen his role gradually increase throughout the first quarter of the season for a surging New Orleans Pelicans team that has charged into the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.
It’s remarkable to consider the 19-year old Daniels has in recent weeks started five games and played big minutes for a team now considered a genuine title contender – albeit while dealing with injuries to key players Brandon Ingram and Herb Jones.
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But those increased opportunities could’ve gone to anyone, with the Bendigo-born product, who was drafted with the eighth overall pick just six…