LaMelo Ball

Height 0'0"
Weight lbs
Birthplace Chino Hills, California
Current Team Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas
  • LaMelo Ball Tips His Hand On What NBA Team He’d like to Play For

    Hot New Hip Hop "Like any kid his age, LaMelo Ball plays NBA 2K. Unlike almost every other kid his age, LaMelo has the chance to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. So when LaMelo took to instagram to share a look at his 2K player, his followers couldn't help but notice that he..." October 25

  • NBA teams barred from scouting LaMelo Ball at practice

    USA Today "Last month, nearly every team in the NBA watched LaMelo Ball practice with the Illawarra Hawks ahead of their big matchup with the reigning NBL champions, the Perth Wildcats. According to Jonathan Givony of ESPN, the NBA league office informed teams that they..." October 07

  • LaMelo Ball drawing interest from Blazers, Nets, Pelicans and Raptors

    USA Today "While things could change when the NCAA basketball season gets underway, LaMelo Ball is currently projected to be a top-three pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, and teams are starting to do their homework on the 18-year-old Illawarra Hawks guard. According to Adam Zagoria of..." October 05

  • Nike 'Interested' in Shoe Deal with LaMelo Ball

    TMZ "With LaMelo Ball reportedly open to signing a shoe contract outside of the Big Baller Brand, TMZ Sports has learned Nike has a serious interest in working with the 18-year-old. Our Nike sources tell us ... the company is actively scouting the youngest..." September 28

  • Lonzo Ball further distances himself from BBB, says LaMelo Ball will have choice

    The Score "Weeks after saying he had to change his Big Baller Brand ZO2 sneakers during every quarter of summer league in 2017 because they kept breaking, Lonzo Ball has further distanced himself from his father LaVar's apparel brand. "What makes it easier is I'm..." September 27

  • NBL to broadcast games featuring LaMelo Ball, RJ Hampton on Facebook

    The Score "Those in this hemisphere wishing to see LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton in action will be able to view select NBL games on Facebook Watch this season, the Australia-based league announced. The partnership calls for 52 games featuring Ball's Illawarra Hawks and Hampton's New..." September 26

  • LaMelo Ball's Camp Negotiating Sneaker Contract As No. 1 Pick Rumors Start To Buzz

    Bleacher Report "LaMelo Ball's representatives are reportedly negotiating a sneaker deal as he prepares to enter the 2020 NBA draft.  According to ESPN's Jonathan Givony, Ball was not seen wearing any Big Baller Brand merchandise during the recent NBL Blitz preseason..." September 24

  • Why LaMelo Ball could be a top-5 NBA Draft prospect in 2020

    SB Nation "LaMelo Ball is perhaps the most famous high school basketball player of all time, but his game remains clouded in a certain degree of mystery. While his peers spent the last two years competing against each other in organized grassroots leagues and showcases like the Nike Hoop..." August 28

  • Trae Young 'LaMelo Ball Could Be Top 3 Pick ... In 2020 Draft'

    TMZ "NBA star Trae Young says the hype about LaMelo Ball is REAL -- because he believes it's entirely possible the youngest Ball bro ends up a top 3 NBA draft pick in 2020. The Atlanta Hawks star just came off a FANTASTIC rookie season, and has been working out with LaMelo while..." July 21

  • LaMelo Ball Signs 2-Year Contract with Illawarra Hawks of Australian NBL

    Bleacher Report "LaMelo Ball is headed back overseas.  The 17-year-old announced he has signed with the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian NBL on Monday, a move that ends all thought of him playing college basketball.    Ball made the comments on ESPN's The..." June 17

  • LaMelo Ball reportedly considering playing in Australia before leaping to the NBA

    Yahoo! Sports "LaMelo Ball lives in the shadow of his recently-traded older brother and boisterous father, but he has a big decision ahead of him. The high school senior has been ranked a five-star recruit, but his future is very much in the air because of questions about..." June 17

  • LaVar Ball says LaMelo Ball will be top pick in next year’s draft

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s been a bit, but LaVar Ball is back to making his usual grandiose proclamations about his basketball-playing sons. After LaMelo Ball dropped 25 points in the Drew League on Saturday night, the Ball family patriarch was feeling bullish, predicting that his youngest son was..." June 09

  • LaMelo Ball scores 25 in Drew League debut

    Orange County Register "By the middle of the second quarter, the fans had become restless. They didn’t line up an hour before tip-off and pack the gymnasium at King/Drew Magnet High School for LaMelo Ball’s Drew League debut to watch him be passive and miss open 3-pointers. “LaMelo, you..." June 09

  • Is LaMelo Ball Joining The New Zealand Breakers???

    Barstool Sports "THIS LEAGUE. I’m talking about the NBL of course, because the fact that top 5 recruit RJ Hampton decided to turn away all the boatloads of cash that Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, and Memphis were offering him to go play for Big Cat and PFT’s New Zealand Breakers was one thing, but if..." May 31

  • LaMelo Ball will consider playing in G-League next season

    247 Sports "June is approaching quickly, but LaMelo Ball still has not decided where he is going to spend next season. He will inevitably be a first-round pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, but he needs to find a productive way to spend the year that most prospects from his class are using to play..." May 28

  • LaVar Ball Says Sons Will Make Their First Billion While Still Playing Basketball

    USA Today "LaVar Ball has never been one to shy away from making bold predictions, but his latest prediction for his sons — Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball — might be his biggest and boldest yet. In a recent interview with SLAM Magazine, LaVar said that he’s sure that all three..." May 22

  • LaMelo Ball likely to play in Australia or China next season

    Larry Brown Sports "LaMelo Ball has one year left to get through before he can make himself eligible for the NBA Draft, and he looks set to spend it overseas again. According to Ian Pierno of SLAM Magazine and reporter Adam Zagoria, the youngest of the Ball sons is likely to play in Australia or China..." May 18

  • LaMelo Ball admits he returned to high school to get back on NBA Draft Boards

    USA Today "LaMelo Ball became one of the most popular high school basketball players ever when a video of him pulling up from half court went viral in 2017. Since then, he’s been on everyone’s radar. It also helps that his oldest brother, Lonzo Ball, is the starting point guard for the Los..." May 18


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