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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
  
Shaq Disses LaVar Ball Again

Shaq
Disses LaVar Ball ... Again!

The war rages ... with Shaquille O'Neal throwing even MORE shade at his Big Baller nemesis.  This time, Shaq (aka DJ Diesel) was spinnin' at the Rehab pool party at the Hard Rock Hotel in… READ MORE >

Luke Walton: Can Lonzo Be the Next Kobe? 'Anything Is Possible'

Luke Walton
Can Lonzo Be The Next Kobe? 'Anything Is Possible'

Lakers head coach Luke Walton knows ya never put a ceiling on a player -- including Lonzo Ball. So, when he was asked if Lonzo could be the next Kobe Bryant ... he didn't exactly rule it out.… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
James Worthy Compares Lonzo Ball to Magic Johnson

James Worthy
Compares Lonzo to Magic

James Worthy on Lonzo Ball -- "He enhances everybody on the court. We haven't had someone with that type of talent really since Magic." "Big Game James" just dished out some serious praise to… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Gilbert Arenas Says Kyrie Irving Can't Win Title Without LeBron

Gilbert Arenas
Kyrie Can't Win Title W/Out LeBron ... But I Get It

Gilbert Arenas didn't even hesitate when we asked if Kyrie Irving can win another Larry O'Brien trophy without LeBron James -- "No." We spoke with Agent Zero outside of a 7-Eleven in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
Bol Bol's AAU Team Quits Game In 2nd Half Over Ref

Bol Bol
AAU Team Quits Game In 2nd Half ... Over Ref

Bol Bol's youth basketball coach pulled a LaVar Ball over the weekend -- yanking his team off the court with 6 mins left in the game 'cause he was pissed off at the ref.  Bol -- one of the… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
LaVar Ball: I Benched 500 Pounds, But Here's Why NFL Career Failed

LaVar Ball
I Benched 500 LBS ... But Here's Why NFL Career Failed

"I was 270 lbs with a 48-inch vertical, benching 500 pounds, running a 4.5, 4.6." -- LaVar Ball You read that correctly ... LaVar tells TMZ Sports his size, strength and agility was… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago
LaVar Ball Fires Back at Michael Jordan, 'I'll Beat You With 1 Arm'

LaVar Ball
Fires Back at Jordan 'I'll Beat You With 1 Arm'

LaVar Ball ain't backin' down from Michael Jordan -- saying he's STILL confident he'd crush MJ in 1-on-1 even if he had 1 arm tied behind his back.  The Big Baller attacked LaVar at his… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
Master P Gunning for LaVar Ball In Co-Ed Basketball League

Master P
Gunning for LaVar Ball In Co-Ed Basketball League

Master P has just been named the president of a brand new professional basketball league -- for both men and women -- and says his first order of business is signing LaVar Ball.  The leader… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
LaVar Ball: I Was A Better Tight End Than Rob Gronkowski!!

LaVar Ball
I Was Better Than Rob Gronkowski!! ... 'He Can't Hang With Me'

LaVar Ball is taking his crazy bold statements to a brand new sport ... 'cause the Big Baller just said he was a better football player than Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski!! On the heels… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
Michael Jordan Fires Back at LaVar Ball: 'He Couldn't Beat Me If I Was 1-Legged'

Michael Jordan
Fires Back at LaVar Ball: 'He Couldn't Beat Me If I was 1-Legged'

The GOAT is finally addressing the Big Baller ... with Michael Jordan saying once and for all LaVar Ball "couldn't beat me (in 1-on-1) if I was 1-legged." His Airness was at his basketball… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
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