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Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball played basketball as a freshman guard for the UCLA Bruins during the 2016-2017 season. He contributed to the team’s winning record, although they lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. He has elected to leave school to enter the NBA Draft, which will occur on June 22, 2017. Ball grew up in Los Angeles idolizing NBA great Magic Johnson. Johnson is now the Lakers president of basketball operations. Ball would ideally love to play for his hometown team and for his role model, but would happily accept a position on any team for the opportunity to play pro ball. Ball was born on October 27, 1997 to parents LaVar and Tina. He has two younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo, who are also standout athletes. The trio is known as the “Ball Brothers.” Ball’s mother suffered a stroke on February 21, 2017 and underwent skull surgery. His father reportedly prevented him and his brothers from visiting her in the hospital.

LATEST STORIES
  
Master P Says LiAngelo Should Go Back To School, LaVar Was Wrong

Master P
LiAngelo Should Go Back To School ... LaVar Don't Know It All

LaVar Ball doesn't know it all, and the proof is that LiAngelo didn't get drafted ... so says Master P, who tells TMZ Sports he thinks Gelo should go back to school. LiAngelo didn't hear his name… READ MORE >

LaVar Ball Says Lakers Trading Lonzo Would Be 'Worst Move They Ever Made'

LaVar Ball
If Lakers Trade Lonzo ... 'Worst Move They Ever Made'

LaVar Ball has heard the trade rumors involving Lonzo Ball going to the Spurs ... and has a message for the Lakers:  "If they wanna trade him, trade him. It'll be the worst move they ever… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
LiAngelo Ball Spends NBA Draft at LaVar's JBA League Opener

LiAngelo Ball
Hanging at Dad's Hoops League ... Instead of NBA Draft

LiAngelo Ball -- who strongly believes he'll be drafted by an NBA team -- is NOT currently at an NBA Draft party. Instead, he's at a big event for his dad's new basketball league. The former… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
Lakers' Josh Hart Says Lonzo/Kuzma Twitter Beef Ain't A Big Deal

Josh Hart
Everybody Chill Kyle & Lonzo Are Just Fine

Anyone waiting for Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball to get into a full-blown beef is about to be disappointed ... because Lakers guard Josh Hart says everything is cool between the two guys. Lonzo and… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Mark Jackson Says He'd Trade Lonzo Ball For Kawhi Leonard

Mark Jackson
Trade Lonzo For Kawhi? ... HELL YEAH!!!

Mark Jackson says if the Lakers can get Kawhi Leonard ANYONE has to be on the trading block ... and that means any of their young stars ... including Lonzo Ball. Talk in NBA circles is that… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Lonzo Ball Shades Lakers Teammate 'Kylie' Kuzma In New Diss Track

Lonzo Ball
Shades Teammate 'Kylie' Kuzma ... In New Diss Track

It wasn't quite Pusha T on Drake ... but Lonzo Ball came hard after Lakers teammate Kyle Kuzma in a newly released diss track called "Kylie Kuzma." The rap dropped Monday afternoon ... and Ball… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Lonzo Ball Clowned By Teammate for Bumping Own Music In Gym

Lonzo Ball
Clowned By Lakers Teammate ... You Lift to Your Own Music?!

What did Lakers player Josh Hart tell his teammate, Lonzo Ball, when he caught him listening to his OWN rap music in the gym???  "TURN THAT SH*T OFF!" It's actually pretty hilarious ... Hart… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
LiAngelo Ball is 'For Sure' Getting Drafted, Says Top NBA Prospect Collin Sexton

LiAngelo Ball
'For Sure' Getting Drafted ... Says Top NBA Prospect

If game really does recognize game ... bet the house on LiAngelo Ball getting drafted later this month ... 'cause a top NBA draft prospect says Lonzo's bro is "for sure" getting picked. Collin… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
LaMelo Ball Chops His Famous Locks, I've Got Waves Now!

LaMelo Ball
Chops His Famous Locks ... I've Got Waves Now!

LaMelo Ball just changed his image in a big way -- losing his signature shaggy hairstyle ... and replacing it with some killer waves!  There had been rumors LaMelo axed his Odell… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Lakers' Josh Hart on LiAngelo Ball: 'If He Can Help, I Want Him'

Lakers' Josh Hart
On LiAngelo Ball: 'If He Can Help, I Want Him'

If LiAngelo Ball can help the Lakers win, Josh Hart tells TMZ Sports he'd love to have Lonzo's little bro as a teammate!  We got the Lakers rookie leaving Craig's just hours after Lonzo's… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
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