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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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Kenny Smith Says Lakers Will Make Playoffs Despite LaVar Ball

Kenny Smith
Lakers Will Make Playoffs ... Despite LaVar Ball

Chill out Lakers fans ... no matter what came out of LaVar Ball's mouth, he ain't wreckin' your season ... so says Kenny Smith. Remember ... LaVar said Luke Walton was the worst coach Zo's… READ MORE >

LaVar Ball Guarantees Lakers Will NEVER Win Title If They Trade Lonzo

LaVar Ball
Lakers Will NEVER Win Championship ... If They Trade Lonzo

LaVar Ball just issued a stern warning to Magic Johnson and the Lakers' brass ... saying if they trade Lonzo -- they will NEVER win another championship. And he clarified ... LeBron James NEEDS… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Derek Fisher Says LaVar Ball's Wrong, Luke Walton's a Great Coach!

Derek Fisher
LaVar's Wrong Luke Walton's a Great Coach!

Derek Fisher is going to bat for his boy, Luke Walton -- telling TMZ Sports he's not the loser LaVar Ball says he is.  Lonzo's dad went on a tear against the Lakers coach on Tuesday saying… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
LaVar Ball Rips Luke Walton, 'The Worst Coach Ever For Lonzo'

LaVar Ball
Rips Luke Walton ... 'The Worst Coach Ever For Lonzo'

LaVar Ball just went scorched earth on Luke Walton ... saying the Lakers head man gave Lonzo Ball a "losing attitude" and was "the worst coach ever" for his son. The Big Baller appeared on the… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
LaVar Ball Doesn't Want Anthony Davis on Lakers, We Don't Need Him

LaVar Ball
I Don't Want Anthony Davis ... Lakers Don't Need Him

LaVar Ball says he doesn't want to see Anthony Davis ballin' with Lonzo on the Lakers ... 'cause the BBB honcho tells TMZ Sports, the team's "got enough people." "They got enough," Ball says. Of… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
LaMelo Ball Dunks All Over Defender, LaVar Makes Outrageous Claim After

LaMelo Ball
Dunks All Over Defender LaVar Makes Outrageous Claim After

LaMelo Ball put some poor kid on a poster Wednesday night ... pointed at him to celebrate -- and then LaVar Ball made an insane claim afterward. Yeah, SPIRE Academy has officially been BBB'd. It… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
LaVar Ball Says he Has No Relationship With LeBron James

LaVar Ball
I Have Zero Relationship With LeBron

How's the biggest sports dad on the planet coexisting with the biggest athlete in the universe?? Quietly ... 'cause LaVar Ball tells TMZ Sports he and LeBron James stay outta each other's way in… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Dahntay Jones Says If LaVar Ball Stays Quiet, Duke Would Love LaMelo!

Dahntay Jones
If LaVar Ball Stays Quiet ... Duke Would Love LaMelo!

Dahntay Jones tells TMZ Sports LaMelo Ball would be a great fit at Duke ... ONLY IF LaVar Ball stays quiet. Of course ... Melo's recruitment is wide open these days -- especially after LaVar… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
LaMelo Ball 'Can Make Blind See, Cripples Walk,' Says New Coach

LaMelo Ball
'Can Make Blind See, Cripples Walk,' ... Says New Coach

"We got the guy who can make the blind see and the cripples walk in LaMelo Ball" Yeah, that's a REAL quote from LaMelo Ball's new high school basketball coach, Jermaine Jackson -- who says… READ MORE >

- 103 days ago
LaMelo Ball Slaps Opponent, Gets Ejected from JBA Game

LaMelo Ball
Smacks Opponent, Starts Brawl ... Ejected from JBA Game

LaMelo Ball was anything but mellow during his JBA international matchup on Monday -- SLAPPING his opponent and starting a BRAWL before getting ejected!! The youngest Ball's Team USA squad was… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
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