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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.

LATEST STORIES
  
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 >

LaVar Ball Says He and LeBron Could Take Over Hollywood Together

LaVar Ball
Me and LeBron Could Take Over Hollywood Together

How's this for a collaboration ... LaVar Ball and LeBron James on a big Hollywood project together?  LaVar tells TMZ Sports ... don't rule it out.  The Big Baller was at his JBA league… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
LiAngelo Ball, I'm Going To Be A Laker!

LiAngelo Ball
I'm Going To Be A Laker!

LiAngelo Ball says he's going to be a Los Angeles Laker! ... Eventually. We got Lonzo's little bro at LAX on Wednesday ... and we just had to ask about his dad's prediction that Gelo will join up… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
LaVar Ball Denies Leaking Lonzo's Knee Injury News, 'I Don't Do That'

LaVar Ball
Lonzo's Injury News Didn't Come From Me ... 'I Don't Leak Nothing!!!'

LaVar Ball says he had absolutely nothing to do with word of Lonzo's knee injury getting out, and neither did anyone in his camp family ... because the Balls don't roll like that. We got… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago
LaVar Ball Stoked About LeBron James, Lakers Will Destroy Warriors!

LaVar Ball
Stoked About LeBron James Lakers Will Destroy Warriors!

LaVar Ball is already clearing off space on Lonzo's trophy case -- telling TMZ Sports he expects FOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS now that LeBron James is on the Lakers!  "I called LeBron to L.A.," LaVar… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
LaVar Ball Told TMZ About LeBron Deal Back In February

LaVar Ball
Told TMZ About LeBron Deal ... Back In February!

Call him BallStradamus ... because LaVar Ball told TMZ Sports the LeBron James to the Lakers thing was a done deal way back in February.  Of course, back then there were rumblings about… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Master P Says LiAngelo Should Go Back To School, LaVar Was Wrong

Master P
LiAngelo Should Go Back To School ... LaVar Don't Know It All

LaVar Ball doesn't know it all, and the proof is that LiAngelo didn't get drafted ... so says Master P, who tells TMZ Sports he thinks Gelo should go back to school. LiAngelo didn't hear his name… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
LaVar Ball Says Lakers Trading Lonzo Would Be 'Worst Move They Ever Made'

LaVar Ball
If Lakers Trade Lonzo ... 'Worst Move They Ever Made'

LaVar Ball has heard the trade rumors involving Lonzo Ball going to the Spurs ... and has a message for the Lakers:  "If they wanna trade him, trade him. It'll be the worst move they ever… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
LiAngelo Ball Spends NBA Draft at LaVar's JBA League Opener

LiAngelo Ball
Hanging at Dad's Hoops League ... Instead of NBA Draft

LiAngelo Ball -- who strongly believes he'll be drafted by an NBA team -- is NOT currently at an NBA Draft party. Instead, he's at a big event for his dad's new basketball league. The former… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
LaVar Ball to NFL Players: Stand Or Find New League!

LaVar Ball
To NFL Players: Stand Or Find New League!

LaVar Ball has weighed in on the NFL's national anthem policy -- and it's not exactly what you'd expect.  "It's their league. If you don't want to do it, get out their league." Don't get it… READ MORE >

- 51 days ago
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