LaMelo Ball RUMORS & NEWS

LaMelo Ball

Position
Height 0'0"
Weight lbs
Birthplace Chino Hills, California
Current Team Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas
  • LaVar Ball went off on LaMelo in a profane locker-room rant after son's October brawl

    USA Today "LaMelo Ball's time in the JBA international tour went off the rails early when the 17-year-old was ejected for fighting in the team's third game on Oct. 1. By that time, LaVar had already pinned his dashed hopes of an undefeated tour on his son and told LaMelo that he was..." December 26

  • LaVar Ball Says His 3 Sons Could One Day Team Up With LeBron and His Son

    Complex "LaVar Ball has been relatively mum since LeBron James joined the Lakers, and Lonzo Ball is probably thankful. But the brazen Ball patriarch wasn't able to keep LeBron's eldest son, LeBron James Jr. (Bronny), out of his mouth when TMZ caught up with him at LAX..." December 03

  • LaVar Ball: LaMelo is better than LeBron was as a teenager

    Sportsnaut "There’s something to say about supporting your children. Helicopter father LaVar Ball knows this full well. He also knows how to inflate the ego of his children to the point that it’s not healthy. We’re pretty sure Ball crossed that rubicon recently in talking..." November 27

  • Why Opponents Of LaMelo Ball’s New High School Teams Cancel Games

    NESN "LaMelo Ball has too much seasoning for some of his would-be opponents’ tastes. SPIRE Prep Academy’s boys basketball team’s schedule has lightened recently after opposing teams cancelled games against the Ohio prep school due to the high-profile..." November 15

  • LaMelo Ball billboard goes up in downtown Cleveland

    Hot New Hip Hop "The city of Cleveland is welcoming LaMelo Ball with open arms, and an enormous billboard just minutes from the Cavs' home - Quicken Loans Arena. In case you missed it, earlier this week 17-year old LaMelo announced that he will be returning to high school for his..." November 10

  • LaMelo Ball Ineligible for McDonald's All-American Game ... Officials Say

    TMZ "LaMelo Ball's stint in Lithuania has made him INELIGIBLE for one of the biggest honors at the high school level -- the McDonald's All-American Game ... officials tell TMZ Sports. The All-American game features the top 24 players from around the country selected by a..." November 10

  • LaMelo Ball wants to play for Duke, Kentucky, or UNC. But is he eligible?

    SB Nation "LaMelo Ball is headed back to high school. The youngest of the Ball brothers has enrolled at Ohio prep school Spire Institute for what will be his senior season, ending his ill-fated professional career after stops in Lithuania and on his father’s fledgling Junior..." November 09

  • New LaMelo Ball billboard appears in downtown Cleveland

    WKYC "LaMelo Ball is coming to Northeast Ohio. And he's receiving a hero's welcome. Earlier this week, the former 5-star prospect and youngest brother of the famous Ball family revealed he'll spend the senior season of his high school career at the SPIRE Institute in..." November 09

  • LiAngelo Ball Intends to Play in G League; LaMelo to Return to High School

    Bleacher Report "LiAngelo Ball will enter the NBA G League player pool in hopes of signing with a G League team, Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported Tuesday. LaMelo Ball, meanwhile, announced on Twitter he'll enroll at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, for his senior..." November 06

  • LaMelo Ball Ejected for Slapping Opponent in Face During JBA Fight

    Bleacher Report "LaMelo Ball was ejected from a JBA international game Monday against Lithuanian side Alytaus Dzukija. In the third quarter, Ball appeared to take exception of a shot contest by Dzukija forward Mindaugas Susinskas. Susinskas tapped Ball on the back of the head,..." October 01

  • Lithuania’s Prienu Vytautas rips Ball family

    Yardbarker "Something tells us the Ball family isn’t going to go back to Lithuania anytime soon. Both LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball spent a part of a season with Lithuania’s BC Prienu Vytautas this past season. However, things didn’t exactly go well. Their father LaVar said they left..." August 25

  • BC Prienai: 'Big Baller Brand tried to destroy the club'

    The Score "It's safe to say Lithuanian basketball club BC Prienai, formerly known as BC Vytautas, is happy to have the Ball family off its hands. The team put LaVar Ball and his sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, on blast Thursday in a press release titled, "BC Prienai-Skycop: Big Baller Brand..." August 23

  • LaVar Ball Was Adamant His JBA Players Get Paid

    TMZ "LaVar Ball's JBA league is now facing allegations from a former player that he got stiffed out of his full paycheck ... but, just last week, LaVar was adamant he's paying ALL of his guys.  Brandon Phillips -- who played for the L.A. Ballers this season -- claims..." August 17

  • JBA player says he was only paid 1/3 of what was promised, league not returning calls

    Clutch Points "LaVar Ball’s JBA was billed as a league that could empower young basketball players. It was presented as a viable option for players who wanted to earn some money while they played instead of attending college. But apparently, the JBA wasn’t all that it was cracked up to..." August 17

  • LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Combine for 92, Win First-Ever JBA Championship

    SLAM Online "LaVar Ball most ambitious business venture, the Junior Basketball Association, wrapped up its first annual season last night as Los Angeles downed Seattle 132-121in Ontario, California. The younger two brothers of the Ball family, LaMelo and LiAngelo,..." August 14

2018-2019 NBA Draft Results

# 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 Trae Young Oklahoma
6 Magic Mohamed Bamba Texas
7 Bulls Wendell Carter Jr. Duke
8 Cavaliers* Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 76ers Mikal Bridges Villanova
Full NBA Draft Results

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