LaMelo Ball RUMORS & NEWS

LaMelo Ball

Position
Height 0'0"
Weight lbs
Birthplace Chino Hills, California
Current Team Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas
  • Lithuanian ex-teammate described LaMelo as 'lazy, arrogant'

    The Score "A week after the Ball family bailed on Lithuanian basketball with LaVar lamenting that the "coach ruined everything," anonymous former teammates are taking shots at youngest son LaMelo. "For LaMelo, (the experience) wasn't very good," ESPN's Jeff Goodman said on "Outside the Lines" Monday. "One..." May 03

  • Ball is pulling sons out of Lithuania: 'We're not going to waste our time'

    USA Today "The Ball family’s time in Lithuania has come to an end, and it’s for a familiar reason. According to Lithuanian basketball journalist Donatas Urbonas, LaVar Ball is pulling his sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, out of Lithuania with two LKL games left in the season after he couldn’t overcome his..." April 25

  • LaVar Ball Is Now Holding Tryouts For His New NCAA Alternative, The JBA League

    Dime Magazine "There are many different words that one could use to describe Lavar Ball. That said, if a person says that the Ball family patriarch under-delivers on his boastful antics, it’s blatantly false. For months now, Ball has promised that he would try to provide an alternative for 18 to 21-year-old..." March 26

  • Big Baller, Ink: Over LaVar’s objections, Lonzo Ball gets tattoos in solidarity with brother LiAngelo

    Orange County Register "It took LiAngelo Ball covering his entire torso with ink for Lakers’ rookie Lonzo Ball to join the legions of tattooed NBA players. “I didn’t want him to be the only one in the family,” Lonzo Ball said. There is strength in numbers, after all. And given LaVar Ball’s vehement opposition to..." March 26

  • Report: Evidence shows Donald Trump had no involvement in release of UCLA players’ release from China

    Clutch Points "After a detailed investigation into the UCLA Men’s Basketball shoplifting fiasco in Hangzhou, China stemming from last year, ESPN’s Arash Markazi detailed the line of events day-by-day. The article revealed LiAngelo Ball and his two other freshmen teammates had already been released and had the..." March 02

  • The threat of LaVar’s wrath is ruining the most hyped Ball son

    New York Post "Virginijus Seskus isn’t in the market to become the next Luke Walton. As detailed in a lengthy piece from Bleacher Report, the head coach of Lithuania’s Prienu Vytautas isn’t pushing 16-year-old LaMelo Ball to reach his full potential at the moment, fearing the wrath of his loudmouth father,..." March 01

  • Lakers Rumors: LaVar says Lonzo Ball will not re-sign if they do not sign LiAngelo, LaMelo

    Clutch Points "Though far away in Lithuania, LaVar Ball’s plan for Big Baller Brand world domination has already started going through the gears. The loud-mouthed father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball said his son would not be willing to re-sign with the team unless the Lakers were willing to take..." February 12

  • LaVar Ball: Vytautus coach not my buddy anymore

    Sportsnaut "LaVar Ball wants to control every aspect of his sons’ basketball lives, and he’s not pleased with the decision of Vytatus coach Virginijus Seskus to not start LiAngelo or LaMelo in a recent game. According to Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas, Ball said Seskus “threw my friendship..." February 05

  • LiAngelo And LaMelo Ball Will Stay In Lithuania After The Remainder Of Their Contracts Were Picked Up

    Dime Magazine "The two biggest ballers in the history of Lithuanian professional basketball aren’t going anywhere for a few more months. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Vytautas Prienu has decided to exercise the options on its two most famous players, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, through the end of..." February 02

  • LaVar Ball to be assistant coach for LiAngelo and LaMelo's team for friendly in Lithuania

    ESPN "LaVar Ball will serve as an assistant coach for LiAngelo and LaMelo's team, Vytautas, on Tuesday night in a Big Baller Challenge contest in Lithuania. Vytautas will play against BC Dzukija in the Big Baller Challenge -- a five-game series of friendly games that do not count in the standings...." January 23

  • LaVar Ball Slammed By Anonymous NBA Executives

    NESN "The growing tension between LaVar Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers may have reached a boiling point. Ball’s antics have become a dark cloud looming over the Lakers as they have dropped nine of their last 13 games. One Eastern Conference executive believes that Lavar’s mouth is chewing off more..." January 16

  • LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Combine for 60 Points in Win over Lietuvos-Rytas

    Bleacher Report "After LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball were both held scoreless in their professional debuts for Prienu Vytautas, the duo fared much better Monday in an exhibition against Lietuvos-Rytas-2. LaMelo led all scorers with 31 points while LiAngelo added 29 in a 130-93 win over the second-level Lithuanian..." January 15

  • The Ball brothers’ Lithuania basketball debut drew an insane amount of viewers

    Awful Announcing "There has been a lot of anger and frustration lately with LaVar Ball as some people have had just about enough of his antics. In fact, NBA coaches have even threatened a mutiny against any media outlet or reporter who interviews the elder Ball after his calling out of Luke Walton last week. Stan..." January 10

2017-2018 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Suns DeAndre Ayton Arizona
2 Kings Marvin Bagley III Duke
3 Hawks Luka Doncic Real Madrid
4 Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St
5 Mavericks Mohamed Bamba Texas
6 Magic Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
7 Bulls Trae Young Oklahoma
8 Cavaliers* Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 76ers Mikal Bridges Villanova

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