It is okay to dream about success and fame, but we all know that they are hard to get. But that’s definitely not the case with LaMelo Ball! This 18-year-old sensation has managed to get both of these things at an early stage of his life. Known for his game-changing abilities, Ball has managed to grab the attention of some top-rated basketball clubs. The deadly combo of his counter-attack game and fearless attitude will surely bring him a legendary success in his future career.
He was born on August 22, 2001, in California. He started playing basketball at the age of four. His older brothers, Lonzo Ball and LiAngelo Ball, are also successful basketball players. He is the son of a former basketball and American football player, LaVar Ball. He also played in Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) teams in his early days.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER AND ACHIEVEMENTS
LaMelo Ball is one of the best young players in basketball history. He plays from the point guard position. His professional basketball career began to bloom in 2018 when he started playing for Prienai. After some time, he joined Los Angeles Ballers. In 2019, he signed a two-year contract with Illawarra Hawks. After playing exceptionally well in some matches, he suffered from a foot injury, which resulted in getting him benched for the remaining matches. In 2018, he won the JBA championship and ended up featuring in JBA all-star. He also won the NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2020. Currently, he is preparing for the 2020 NBA Draft.
LaMelo Ball has been hailed as a celebrity by many social media analysts. He also appears in the Facebook watch reality show Ball in the Family. This show was released in August 2017. It documents his personal life and the lives of his other family members.
LaMelo Ball’s current net worth is roughly around $400 thousand.