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LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball is a retired football player and outspoken father of UCLA Bruin basketball player Lonzo. He is also dad fellow “Ball Brothers,” LiAngelo and LaMelo. During his own college years in the 90s, the patriarch spent one year on the gridiron for Long Beach City College. He went on to play hoops for Washington State, West LA College, and Cal State-Los Angeles. Ball returned to football and participated in the New York Jets training camp and the Carolina Panthers practice squad. He played for the London Monarchs in the World League. According to reports, Ball’s wife, Tina, suffered a stroke on February 21, 2017 and underwent skull surgery. Ball allegedly prevented their sons from visiting their mother in the hospital.

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LaMelo Ball 'Can Make Blind See, Cripples Walk,' Says New Coach

LaMelo Ball
'Can Make Blind See, Cripples Walk,' ... Says New Coach

"We got the guy who can make the blind see and the cripples walk in LaMelo Ball" Yeah, that's a REAL quote from LaMelo Ball's new high school basketball coach, Jermaine Jackson -- who says… READ MORE >

LaMelo Ball Slaps Opponent, Gets Ejected from JBA Game

LaMelo Ball
Smacks Opponent, Starts Brawl ... Ejected from JBA Game

LaMelo Ball was anything but mellow during his JBA international matchup on Monday -- SLAPPING his opponent and starting a BRAWL before getting ejected!! The youngest Ball's Team USA squad was… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
LiAngelo Ball Wonders If China Theft Incident Cost Him NBA Draft Pick

LiAngelo Ball
'Sh*t I Did' In China Might Have Cost Me NBA Draft Pick

LiAngelo Ball wondered if his stealing incident in China was the reason he didn't get selected in the NBA draft ... saying, "the sh*t I did off the court" might have cost him. It all went down in… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
LaVar Ball Was Adamant His JBA Players Get Paid

LaVar Ball
Adamant His JBA Players Get Paid

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. … READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
LaVar Ball Says Everyone Knows Trump is a Racist

LaVar Ball
Duh, Everyone Knows Trump's a Racist

LaVar Ball says it's hardly worth discussing whether Donald Trump is a racist ... it's soooo obvious. We got the Ball patriarch Friday night in L.A. at the Junior Basketball Ass'n tourney, and… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
Rajon Rondo Says No Beef with Lonzo, I'll Help Him Grow!

Lakers' Rajon Rondo
No Beef With Lonzo ... I'll Help Him Grow!

LaVar Ball is going to love this ... There will be no Lakers beef between Rajon Rondo and Lonzo Ball this season -- at least when it comes to minutes -- 'cause Rajon tells TMZ Sports he'll do… READ MORE >

- 100 days ago
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin Says Trump Has a Habit of Attacking Black People

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin
Trump Attacks Black People A Lot You Tell Me What It Means

Jeffrey Toobin thinks it's awfully peculiar President Trump seems to have a habit of viciously attacking black people ... but stops short of calling him a full-on racist. We got CNN's Chief Legal… READ MORE >

- 100 days ago
Metta World Peace Says LaVar Ball's JBA Will Compete With NCAA Soon

Metta World Peace
LaVar Ball's JBA ... Will Compete With NCAA Soon!!

LaVar Ball's new hoops league just got a HUGE endorsement, with Metta World Peace telling TMZ Sports he thinks the JBA is going to be taking players from the NCAA ... SOON!! We got Metta out on… READ MORE >

- 109 days ago
LaVar Ball Launching 'Baby Baller Brand,' Putting Lonzo's Kid to Work!

LaVar Ball
Launching 'Baby Baller Brand' Putting Lonzo's Kid to Work!

She's only a few days old, but Lonzo Ball's brand new baby girl already has a job -- she's going to work for LaVar's new BABY BALLER BRAND ... so says the Big Baller himself.  We spoke with… READ MORE >

- 110 days ago
LaVar Ball Says JBA is Road LiAngelo 'Has To Take' to Get to Lakers

Lavar Ball
JBA is Road Gelo 'Has To Take' ... To Get To Lakers

LaVar Ball says the pathway for LiAngelo Ball to get to the Lakers is a clear one ... and it runs through the new hoops league he created -- THE JBA!! L.A. -- along with the other 29 teams in the… READ MORE >

- 123 days ago
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