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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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Flaunts Baby Baller Bump ... Still Smokin' Hot!

Lonzo Ball’s pregnant GF is starting to show in a BIG way -- but that ain't stoppin' her from slaying the Gram! TMZ Sports broke the story ... Lonzo's high school sweatheart, Denise… READ MORE >

Michael Rapaport to NY Giants: Don't Be Idiots, Keep Odell & Draft Saquon!

Michael Rapaport
Don't Be Idiots, NY Giants Keep Odell. Draft Saquon.

Michael Rapaport says the New York Giants have a VERY simple blueprint to not suck next season ... if they can keep their heads outta their asses. Part 1: "DO NOT get rid of Odell Beckham.… READ MORE >

- 111 days ago
Ed O'Bannon Says College Ain't For Everyone, LaVar's League Can Help

Ed O'Bannon
College Ain't For Everybody ... LaVar's League Can Help

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- 113 days ago
Gary Payton Says the Lakers Need a Leader, Not Another Ball Brother

Gary Payton
Lakers Need a Leader Not Another Ball Brother!

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- 116 days ago
Dennis Scott Says NBA's Worst Teams Wouldn't Want LiAngelo Ball

Dennis Scott
I Love Big Baller Brand ... But, LiAngelo Isn't NBA Talent

Dennis Scott ain't gonna let his love for BBB change his mind on LiAngelo Ball's NBA chances ... telling TMZ Sports not even the worst teams in the league would be interested in signing him.… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
LiAngelo Ball Drops 72 POINTS Hours After Declaring for NBA Draft

LiAngelo Ball
Drops 72 Points ... Wanna Draft Me Now??

LiAngelo Ball just backed up his NBA draft decision in a BIG way -- scoring a season-high 72 POINTS in a Big Baller Brand Challenge game in Lithuania!! LiAngelo's lifetime performance vs. one of… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
LiAngelo Ball Declares for 2018 NBA Draft, Agent Says

LiAngelo Ball
Declares For 2018 NBA Draft ... Agent Says

From Lithuania to the Lakers? Looks like that's exactly what LiAngelo Ball is trying to do, because according to his agent Harrison Gaines, the middle Ball brother has declared for the 2018 NBA… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Shareef O'Neal's Cool with NBA Age Limit, Says NCAA Gets Kids Ready

Shareef O'Neal
I'm Cool with The NBA Age Limit ... But Hey, Some Kids Need Money!

Here's high school basketball phenom Shareef O'Neal going deep on one of the hottest topics in basketball -- the NBA age limit (19) ... which screws some players and helps others.  'Reef… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Barack Obama's NBA Junior League Idea Sucks, Says Billionaire Alec Gores

Bllionaire Alec Gores
Obama's Idea Sucks Just Pay College Hoopers Already

Billionaire dude Alec Gores says Barack Obama's "NBA Junior" idea ain't gonna work ... and if the NBA and NCAA want to fix college basketball there's only one way -- PAY THE PLAYERS!! Gores is… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
DeAndre Jordan to NCAA: Pay Your Players, And Don't Be Cheap About It!

DeAndre Jordan to NCAA
Pay Your Players ... And Don't Be Cheap!

DeAndre Jordan says the NCAA should absolutely pay its players ... and if they do, a crappy salary won't cut it. We got DJ out at Poppy over the weekend, and the Clippers All-Star didn't… READ MORE >

- 140 days ago
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