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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
  
LiAngelo Ball Has Dunk Sesh At Lakers Practice Facility

LiAngelo Ball
Dunk Sesh At Lakers Practice Facility ... Is It FOR The Lakers?

Here's LiAngelo Ball putting on a dunk show ... something we know he can do ... but it's where he's doing it that's interesting -- 'cause the kid is throwing down at the Lakers practice facility.… READ MORE >

Lavar Ball Says He Doesn't Care Lonzo Won't Be Rookie of the Year

LaVar Ball
Lonzo Won't Be Rookie Of The Year? ... Who Freakin' Cares!!!

LaVar Ball doesn't care one damn bit that Lonzo Ball won't be Rookie of the Year, telling TMZ Sports 'Zo's NBA freshman season was still a resounding success. If you remember, LaVar… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Kyle Kuzma Not Surprised to Make Rookie Team, 'Expected It All Year'

NBA's Kyle Kuzma
Not Surprised to Make Rookie Team 'Expected It All Year'

Lakers rookie star Kyle Kuzma says he's honored NBA coaches voted him to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team ... but tells us he wasn't surprised.  "I thought I was gonna get it all year, really,"… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Kobe Bryant Open to Lakers Drafting LiAngelo Ball 'If It'll Help Win'

Kobe Bryant
Open to Lakers Drafting LiAngelo Ball ... 'If It'll Help Win'

He didn't exactly poo-poo the idea ...  Kobe Bryant is keeping an open mind when it comes to the Lakers' draft plans ... saying he'd be cool with the team taking another Ball brother ... "if… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Adam Jones Finally Gets BBB Shoes After a YEAR Wait!

Adam Jones
Finally Gets BBB Shoes After a YEAR!

Good news: MLB star Adam Jones finally got his sweet new pair of Lonzo Ball's Big Baller Brand shoes! Bad news: HE ORDERED THE SHOES A YEAR AGO!!! For the record, the Baltimore Orioles star has… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Ball Family Returns From Lithuania, Lots Of Long Faces

Ball Family
Returns From Lithuania ... Lots Of Long Faces

LaVar, Lonzo, LaMelo and LiAngelo are officially back in L.A. from Lithuania -- but it ain't exactly the triumphant return they envisioned when they left in the first place.  As we… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo, LaMelo from Lithuania

LaVar Ball
Pulls LiAngelo, LaMelo from Lithuania

The great Lithuania experiment is over ... because LaVar Ball is pulling his 2 sons off BC Vytautas after just 3 months.  LaVar told Lithuanian journalist Donatas Urbonas he's bringing… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Lonzo Ball’s Girlfriend Flaunts Huge Baby Bump in Black String Bikini

Lonzo Ball's GF
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 >

- 66 days ago
Lonzo Ball Says Girlfriend Denise Garcia is Having a Baby Girl

Lonzo Ball & GF
We're Havin' a Girl!!

Lady Baller Alert ... Lonzo Ball and his girlfriend are having a baby girl!! TMZ Sports broke the story ... Zo's H.S. sweetheart Denise Garcia is pregnant with a Baby Baller. Zo talked with… READ MORE >

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

Gary Payton
Lakers Need a Leader Not Another Ball Brother!

Gary Payton is stompin' out all the LiAngelo Ball-to-L.A. buzz -- saying what the Lakers need is a damn superstar, not Lonzo's little bro!!  GP's son, Gary II, is on a 2-way deal with the… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
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