LaMelo Ball

Height 0'0"
Weight lbs
Birthplace Chino Hills, California
Current Team Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas
  • 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

  • LaMelo Ball Shows Off Absurd New Chest Tattoo On Social Media

    The Spun "While there still isn’t an update on LaMelo Ball and his status for next season, the five-star recruit is back in the news again for his latest decision. Similar to his brothers Lonzo and LiAngelo, he now has a bold tattoo of his own to showcase for the world. Ball is considered..." April 19

  • What's the Future of Big Baller Brand?

    Complex "When Lonzo Ball slid a pair of his Big Baller Brand (BBB) sneakers down a garbage chute on Instagram, it played like alarm bells on a BBB sinking ship. Then came Lonzo covering his BBB tattoo and the allegations — followed by a lawsuit — that family friend and brand co-founder Alan..." April 08

  • Report: How Alan Foster allegedly spent stolen Big Baller Brand money

    247 Sports "Lonzo Ball is suing Alan Foster, a founder and 16.3 percent owner of Big Baller Brand, according to TMZ Sports. Foster is alleged to have stolen around $1.5 million from Ball and the company, and previously spent time in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme. TMZ is reporting that..." April 03

  • Report: LaMelo Ball could play for post-grad team at Chino Hills

    247 Sports "The short-term future of LaMelo Ball is one of the greatest mysteries in basketball right now. We all know how this ends. Ball will declare himself eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft and, barring any sort of unforeseen calamity, will be a first-round pick once he gets there. It's the..." April 03

  • LaVar Ball Addresses Big Baller Brand Drama With Incredibly Sad Speech

    12 Up "Despite whatever your feelings are towards LaVar Ball and the ?Big Baller Brand, it's starting to look like his Jordan-esque company is falling apart. And his speech to fans on Sunday certainly did nothing to change that narrative.

  • Lavar Ball: LaMelo Ball will play in China or Australia

    247 Sports "LaMelo Ball seemed eager to play college basketball only a few months ago, citing interest he claimed to have received from USC and Kansas, but the odds of the NCAA ever clearing him were minimal. His professional stint in Lithuania and his association with both agent Harrison Feigen and..." April 01

  • Ball family's agent claims top colleges interested in LaMelo

    247 Sports "March Madness may not have even started yet, but most of the top college basketball programs in the country already have most of their rosters set for next season. Recruiting is a year-round process, and if schools didn't hear from prospects early, they wouldn't be able to plan for..." March 12

  • LaMelo Ball still has college hopes, says he's talked to USC, Kansas

    Yahoo! Sports "LaMelo Ball is a five-star point guard prospect. He’s the type of athletic scorer and playmaker that normally draws the attention of Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Kansas on the recruiting circuit. Except he appeared to have burned those bridges as part of his dad..." February 20

  • Why LaMelo Ball was snubbed from the McDonald's All-American Game

    USA Today "The rosters for the McDonald’s All-American Game was unveiled Thursday during ESPN’s broadcast of The Jump, and there was one notable name missing from the list: LaMelo Ball. The 17-year-old guard has been a standout in his return to high school hoops..." February 20

  • LiAngelo Ball to sign G League contract, LaMelo returning to HS

    247 Sports "It appears as though there will not be a second stint overseas for LiAngelo Ball and his younger brother LaMelo Ball as the Ball family has reportedly decided to bring their two youngest children back to the United States to continue their respective basketball..." February 20

  • LaMelo Ball's team gets into fight during rout

    USA Today "LaMelo Ball returned from a prolonged absence with a broken finger to lead Spire Institute to a 102-83 win against Springdale Prep at Towson University in Maryland. But the game will also be remembered for the fight that ensued in the second..." February 19

  • Lavar Ball: Championships coming for Suns if they play the three Ball boys together

    Bright Side Of The Sun "This interview on Doug and Wolf on 98.7 FM with Lonzo Ball’s dad, Lavar, was horrifying and highly entertaining interview all at the same time. Kudos to Doug and Wolf for asking the obvious (and tough) questions. Some choice quotes: “I gave..." February 05

  • LaVar Ball Has Clearly Ruined LaMelo Ball

    12 Up "LaVar Ball has drawn criticism for his brash style of personal marketing ever since he jumped onto the national scene thanks to Lonzo Ball's collegiate success. The elder Ball's constant use of his sons' basketball careers to further his Big Baller Brand company is well documented,..." February 05

  • LaMelo Ball’s latest scouting report answers some NBA questions

    New York Post "LaMelo Ball’s NBA future remains murky thanks to the unusual path he has taken. ESPN draft consultant Mike Schmitz recently scouted the youngest Ball brother and saw some improvements from the guard, who now plays at Ohio’s Spire Institute. Ball, 17, started his high..." January 25


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