LaMelo Ball

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Birthday
22, 2001
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 2001 (age 19)
Birthplace
United States

About

Point guard highly recruited at a young age who verbally committed to play at UCLA, then deferred in order to play one season of professional ball in Australia with the Illawarra Hawks of the NBL. He was selected third overall in the 2020 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets

Before Fame

He began attending Chino Hills High School in 2015. 

Trivia

As an 8th grader, he played against under-17 competition and dropped 32 points. He has starred on the reality series Ball in the Family with his family. 

Family Life

He was the third Ball brother to commit to UCLA, following his older brothers LiAngelo and Lonzo. He dated Ashley Alvano in 2017. 

Associated With

He and Anthony Edwards were both top three picks in the 2020 NBA Draft.