Lamelo Ball Net Worth:$10 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$10 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 22, 2001|
|Place of Birth:||Anaheim, California|
Lamelo Ball Net Worth is $10 million. LaMelo Ball was born in Chino Hills, California in August 2001.
He is the brother of Lonzo Ball and LiAngelo Ball and the son of LaVar Ball. He first rose to fame after starring on the Facebook Watch reality show “Ball in the Family” .
LaMelo Ball is a point guard who played at Chino Hills High School and the SPIRE Institute. In 2016 he was named the MaxPreps National Freshman of the Year. In 2018 he played for the Los Angeles Ballers of the Junior Basketball Association and for Prienai in the Lithuanian Basketball League.
In 2018 LaMelo Ball won the JBA championship and was a JBA All-Star. He won a state title with his brothers in high school and forgo playing at UCLA to play in Australia.
Lamelo Ball Earnings:
In the 2020 NBA draft LaMelo was selected as the third overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets. He soon signed a 2-year $16 million contract with the team.
Lamelo Ball Puma Contract:
Just before the NBA draft, LaMelo signed what has been reported as a $100 million long-term shoe deal with Puma. Interestingly, he was the ONLY rookie from the 2020 draft class to sign a major sneaker contract before the start of the 2020/2021 season.
Lamelo Ball Biography:
|Born||August 22, 2001 (age 21)|
|Date of Birth||Anaheim, California|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|(Chino Hills, California)|
|NBA draft||2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
|Selected by the Charlotte Hornets|
Lamelo Ball is the youngest son of LaVar and Tina Ball, who are both former college basketball players. LaVar, who stands 6-foot-6 (1.98 m), competed with Washington State and then Cal State Los Angeles. Tina, who stands 6-feet (1.83 m), also played with the latter school
Later on, LaVar played professional football as a tight end for the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football after being loaned from the New York Jets.
In 2017, LaVar became a popular but polarizing sports media personality, primarily for making outlandish remarks about the careers of himself and his sons. Ball’s cousin Andre plays college basketball for Pepperdine.
Lamelo Ball is trained in basketball by his father, LaVar from childhood. At age four, Lamelo Ball started playing the sport with his older brothers, Lonzo and LiAngelo, facing much older opponents. He also played flag football with his brothers at age five but continued to focus on basketball.
In 2013, while in seventh grade, Ball began playing with his brothers on Big Ballers VXT, a 17-and-under Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team launched and coached by his parents.The team, which was not sponsored by a major shoe company, did not compete in top AAU circuits and instead took part in local competitions.
Lamelo Ball Career:
In his freshman season, Lamelo Ball started playing basketball for Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, California. He was teammates with his two older brothers, Lonzo and LiAngelo, and his cousin, Andre Ball.
In his first game, Lamelo Ball scored 27 points as a starter.On March 5, 2016, he scored 26 points in a win over Sierra Canyon School for the CIF Southern Section Open Division title.
Later in the month, Lamelo Ball helped his team capture the CIF Open Division state championship, recording 14 points in the title game against De La Salle High School. Chino Hills finished the season with a 35–0 record and claimed the mythical national championship.Ball averaged 16.4 points and 3.8 assists per game and shared MaxPreps National Freshman of the Year honors with his teammate, Onyeka Okongwu.
Before his junior season, a coaching dispute prompted Lamelo Ball to leave Chino Hills and sign with Lithuanian professional team Prienai.
In 2018, Lamelo Ball played in the Junior Basketball Association (JBA), a league created by his father, before returning to high school as a senior with SPIRE Academy in Geneva, Ohio.
Formerly committed to UCLA, he was a five-star recruit but chose to forgo college basketball amid eligibility concerns and play in Australia for the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL) in 2019, winning NBL Rookie of the Year.
SPIRE competed outside the jurisdiction of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, allowing Ball to play without concerns over his amateur status.
A number of prominent high school teams canceled their match-ups with SPIRE because Ball’s professional experience would threaten their eligibility under their state federations.
Lamelo Ball team was removed from the Hoophall Classic tournament because event organizers did not meet a $10,000 request from a Ball family associate in order for Ball to play.On November 10, 2018, Ball debuted for SPIRE, recording 20 points, 13 assists and five rebounds in a 96–84 win over The Hill School.
Lamelo Ball was selected by the Hornets with the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2021.
Ball and his brothers have attracted national attention since playing together in high school. His father, LaVar, also grew into a media personality in 2017. Ball has a signature shoe by his father’s company, Big Baller Brand.
Lamelo Ball Age, height, weight:
Lamelo was born on aug 22, 2001, Lamelo Ball age is 21 years. Lamelo Ball height is 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m). Lamelo Ball weight is 82 kg.
Lamelo Ball Personal life
Since his freshman season in high school, Lamelo Ball has drawn the attention of national sports outlets and established a large social media following.By 2017, many analysts were calling him a celebrity.
Lamelo Ball has a role in the Facebook Watch reality show Ball in the Family, which was launched in August 2017 and documents the lives of his family members.
On June 26, 2017, Ball appeared on a segment of WWE Raw with members of his family, during which he told his father, “Beat that nigga ass!”The WWE later apologized for his “inappropriate language.”Ball is the subject of a rap single titled “Melo Ball 1” and released by his brother, Lonzo, on September 8, 2017
On August 31, 2017, Big Baller Brand, a sports apparel company launched by Ball’s family in 2016, released a signature shoe for him called the Melo Ball 1 (MB1). He became the youngest athlete to ever have a signature shoe.
Interesting facts about Lamelo Ball:
- Lamelo Ball was literally born into a basketball family: both his parents played in college and you may know his brothers Lonzo and Gelo.
- Lamelo Ball already done a huge shoe deal with Puma. Melo likes to be different and knows he’s “one of one”.
- Lamelo Ball left Chino Hills to launch his pro career in Lithuania when he was just 16, becoming the youngest American pro basketball player EVER
- Lamelo Ball cannot live without is candy. He LOVES candy.