LaMelo Ball is an American basketball player.
LaMelo Ball’s Early Life
LaMelo Ball was born on 22 August 2001 in Chino Hills, California. His Zodiac sign is Leo.
LaMelo Ball’s Parents
LaMelo Ball is the son of LaVar Ball and Tina Ball.
His father was a professional basketball and soccer player. He played basketball for Washington State Universitythrough his youth in 1987-88 and later for California State University, LA.
LaMelo’s mother is an Athletic Director in a middle school in Montclair, CA. LaMelo Ball has two elder brothers, Lonzo and LiAngelo. Lonzo has played for UCLA.
The Ball family has an NGO amateur club named Big Ballers AAU in Chino Hills, California to promote young basketball talents. The Ball family owns a sports apparel brand called Big Baller Brand.
LaMelo Ball’s Height
LaMelo Ball stands at a height of 2.01m and details about her weight and body measurements are not known.
LaMelo Ball’s Career
LaMelo Ball at the age of 15 scored an average of 26.7 points per game in the 2016-17 season.
His playing position is Point Guard. He scored 92 points in a single game in February 2017 for his school Chino Hills in a match against Los Osos.
This was an all-time second-best record performance by any player in the history of the California High School Basketball Championship.
In December 2016, LaMelo Ball made a half-court shot only a few seconds into a game. It attracted widespread media coverage from Sports Illustrated, ESPN, 247 Sports, CBS Sports, and many others.
His repeated long three-pointer attempts have brought him into comparison with star NBA shooter Stephen Curry.
LaMelo Ball also played soccer mostly as a quarterback for London Monarchs of WLAF, Carolina Panthers, and New York Jets.