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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: 'Who Cares' About Language Barrier? Bring On Lithuania!

LaVar Ball:
'Who Cares' About Language Barrier? ... Bring On Lithuania!

Here's LaVar Ball talking about the biggest BBB news yet -- the move to Lithuania ... telling TMZ Sports he doesn't give a single DAMN about the language barrier.  LaVar was with LiAngelo… READ MORE >

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball: 'It's Not About the Money' in Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball
'It's Not About the Money' in Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are breaking their silence about their new venture -- signing with a Lithuanian pro basketball team -- and they insist the money has nothing to do with it. The Big Baller… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball Sign Pro Contracts with Lithuanian Team

LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball
Sign Pro Contracts ... In Lithuania

Big Baller Brand is going to Eastern Europe ... LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have just signed 1-year contracts with a team in Lithuania.  LaVar Ball's 2nd and 3rd sons will play for Prienu… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Metta World Peace Says LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball Don't Need College

Metta World Peace
LiAngelo & LaMelo Don't Need College Look at Jay-Z & Bill Gates!

Metta World Peace says everyone freakin' out over LaVar Ball having his sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, ditch UCLA should chill ... 'cause higher education ain't a slam dunk for everyone. "There's so… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
LaVar Ball Is FAILING His Sons, Says UFC Champ

LaVar Ball
You're Failing Your Kids ... Says UFC Champ

LaVar Ball's decision to pull his son, LiAngelo, out of UCLA is a colossal mistake that could seriously HURT the 19-year-old in the long run -- so says UFC champ Tyron Woodley.  T-Wood… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Roy Hibbert Calls BS On LaVar, Trump Feud, 'I Bet They're Best Friends'

Roy Hibbert
Calls BS On LaVar, Trump Feud 'I Bet They're Best Friends'

You're a fool if you think LaVar Ball and Donald Trump actually hate each other ... 'cause they're just trolling the world for fun -- so says NBA big man Roy Hibbert. We got Roy at… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
LaMelo Ball Signs with Agent, 16-Year-Old Won't Play at UCLA

LaMelo Ball
Signs with Agent 16-Year-Old Won't Play at UCLA

16-year-old LaMelo Ball has signed with sports agent Harrison Gaines and will NOT play college ball at UCLA, his father told ESPN.  LaVar Ball had pulled LaMelo out of Chino Hills High School… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
LaVar Ball Says China Would Love to Have LiAngelo Back for His Pro Career

LaVar Ball
China Would Love to Have Gelo Back ... for His Pro Career

LaVar Ball tells TMZ Sports China would be PUMPED on his son, LiAngelo, coming back to their country to play pro ball ... now that he's done at UCLA. We got LaVar and LiAngelo at LAX… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
LaVar Ball Didn't Give LiAngelo a Voice in UCLA Decision, Says Rockets Player

LaVar Ball
Didn't Give LiAngelo a Voice ... Says Rockets Player

No matter how you feel about LiAngelo Ball ditching UCLA, leave 'Gelo out of it ... 'cause LaVar Ball didn't let his son call his own shot -- so says Rockets PG Briante Weber. "Daddy rules,… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
The Game: LaVar Ball Knows What's Best For His Kids

The Game
LaVar Ball Has Best Interest For Sons No Matter What You Think

The Game has some strong advice for all those judging LaVar Ball's parenting tactics -- DON'T -- 'cause he says whatever the Ball family leader decides to do, it's in the best interest of his… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
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