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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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Rick Fox Says It's Time To Listen To Lonzo Ball, And Tune Out LaVar

Rick Fox
Time To Listen To Lonzo Ball And Tune Out LaVar

Rick Fox says people are listening to the wrong Ball ... telling TMZ Sports it's time to ignore what LaVar is talking about, and let Lonzo be the mouthpiece of the BBB empire. When we got the… READ MORE >

LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball: Highlights & Lowlights of Lithuania Pro Debut

LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball
Semi-Baller Debut in Lithuania ... LaVar Approves

The Ball bros (mostly LaMelo) had some sick hoops to kick off their pro careers in Lithuania ... but there was some ugliness, too -- and we cut up the video for all you Ball fans/haters out… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Steve Kerr Says LaVar Ball Is 'Kardashian of NBA,' Stop Following Him!!

Steve Kerr
LaVar Ball Is 'Kardashian of NBA' ... Stop Following Him!!

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it's a damn shame LaVar Ball has gotten as big as the Kardashians ... and he's taking aim at everyone who's let that happen.… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Big Baller Brand Gets 'F Rating' from BBB, Customers Beware!

Big Baller Brand
Gets 'F Rating' from BBB ... Customers Beware!

The BBB is warning consumers about BBB -- the Better Business Bureau tells TMZ Sports the Big Baller Brand is a disaster ... and has earned the lowest possible rating, an F.  Ever since LaVar… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball: 1st Lithuania Hoops Sesh ... with LaVar!

LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball
1st Lithuania Hoops Sesh ... with LaVar!

The Ball fam is officially ballin' out in Lithuania. A day after getting MOBBED by photogs at the airport ... LiAngelo and LaMelo are tearin' it up at a private hoops sesh on BC… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
LaVar Ball Arrives in Lithuania, MOBBED By Photogs!

LaVar Ball
Big Baller Welcome in Lithuania ... MOBBED by Photogs!

LaVar Ball has touched down in Lithuania -- and he's getting mobbed like he's the damn POTUS!! A hoard of photogs and reporters waited for hours in the Vilnius airport ... and went NUTS for LaVar… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
LaVar Ball Flies to Lithuania, 'I Might Buy a Mansion There'

LaVar Ball
Family Flies to Lithuania 'I Might Buy a Mansion There'

... And they're off!  LaVar Ball and his 2 youngest sons boarded a plane bound for Lithuania Tuesday -- but LaVar says they'll be back soon ... to join Lonzo on the Lakers.  19-year-old… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Google Fixes LaVar Ball Mistake, 'We Dropped the Ball'

Google
Fixes LaVar Ball Mistake 'We Dropped the Ball'

No, LaVar Ball did NOT found the NBA -- despite some Google search results -- and now the company admits they "dropped the ball" when creating an online bio for the Big Baller.  Backstory ...… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
Lonzo Ball Buys LaVar $350K Rolls Royce For Xmas

Lonzo Ball
Cops $350K Xmas Ride ... For LaVar & Mom

Lonzo Ball just won Christmas ... going full Big Baller style, copping a $350k Rolls-Royce for his dad, LaVar, and his mom, Tina ... and their first ride was caught on video. Ball… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Kenny Smith to LaVar Ball: One HUGE Problem with Your League

Kenny Smith to LaVar Ball
One HUGE Problem with Your League

Kenny Smith isn't trying to be a hater ... but he says there's one really huge flaw with LaVar Ball's plan to launch a pre-NBA hoops league for guys who don't want to play in college. … READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
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