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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
  
Wale Says LaVar Ball 'F***ing Killed It' on WWE

Wale
LaVar Ball 'F***ing Killed It' on WWE ... Man's a Genius

LaVar Ball got a major stamp of approval from one of the biggest celebrity WWE super fans on the planet, Wale -- who tells TMZ Sports the Big Baller "f**king killed it" on 'Raw.' Here's the… READ MORE >

LaVar Ball Takes His Shirt Off at WWE Raw Against The Miz

LaVar Ball
The Shirt Comes Way Off At WWE Raw!!!

LaVar Ball got really into his appearance at WWE Raw ... seeing how he took off his shirt and flexed for all of America Monday night. LaVar was facing off against The Miz in the ring, and as… READ MORE >

- 17 hours ago
LaVar and Lonzo Ball Crashing WWE Monday Night Raw at Staples Center

LaVar & Lonzo Ball
BBB Invading WWE ... On Monday Night Raw

It's official: The WWE is about to get body slammed by the Big Baller family. LaVar Ball -- rockin' a fresh Triple-B tee -- was photographed backstage with WWE superstar Titus O'Neil… READ MORE >

- 21 hours ago
Grandpa Ball: LaVar Woulda Beat MJ, '100%'

LaVar Ball's Dad
LaVar Woulda Destroyed Jordan ... I'm 100% Sure

LaVar Ball isn't the only one in the world who thinks he could've beaten Michael Jordan 1-on-1 ... his father agrees ... telling TMZ Sports he's CERTAIN his Big Baller son would've dominated… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
Grandpa Ball: LaVar Learned Everything From Me!

Grandpa Ball
LaVar Learned Everything From Me!

Here he is ... the man who REALLY created the Big Baller empire -- Grandpa Ball -- and he's spilling some family secrets to TMZ Sports!  LaVar's dad was at LAX after returning from the… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Lonzo Ball Goes Full Kardashian After NBA Draft

Lonzo Ball
Goes Full Kardashian ... After NBA Draft

Look out, Kim and Kris ... Lonzo and LaVar Ball have officially begun their march on Hollywood.  Moments after Lonzo got drafted by the Lakers, the cameras were rolling on the Big Baller… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Lonzo Ball Drafted By the Los Angeles Lakers

Lonzo Ball
I'm A Laker ... Officially!

It's official -- Lonzo Ball is an L.A. Laker!! The ex-UCLA Big Baller was selected with the #2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft ... and now dad LaVar Ball can rest easy knowing his son will… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
LaVar Ball: 'Everybody Knows Lonzo's Gonna Be a Laker'

LaVar Ball
Lonzo Will Be a Laker ... Everyone Knows It

LaVar Ball isn't letting the headlines get to him -- telling TMZ Sports he's still 100% convinced the Lakers will call Lonzo Ball's name with the #2 pick in the draft.  READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Master P Says He Respects LaVar Ball's Hustle And Is Copping The ZO2s

Master P
I Respect LaVar Ball's Hustle ... I'm Copping Some ZO2s!!

Hip hop mogul Master P says there ain't nothing wrong with LaVar Ball's hustle ... telling TMZ Sports he respects the man's game so much he's gonna buy a pair of those $500 ZO2s to support the… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Lonzo Ball to LaVar: Ignore the Haters, I Love You

Lonzo Ball to LaVar:
Ignore the Haters ... I Love You

Lonzo Ball just published an open and emotional Father's Day letter to his dad -- thanking him for everything in his life, advising him to ignore the critics and telling him that he loves… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
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