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LaMelo Ball Net Worth: 5 Interesting Facts You Should Know

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LaMelo Ball Net Worth

LaMelo LaFrance Ball is a young American basketball player who is currently playing for the SPIRE Institute in Ohio. At the age of 17, he has only gotten a lot of recognition with some saying him to be the most popular high school basketball player ever.

1. LaMelo Ball Net Worth is estimated to be around $700,000.

He already has an estimated net worth of $700,000. This is estimated to be his personal net worth. His popularity in Instagram of over 4 million followers and his brandable image has made him have the potential of being a big money maker.

He has his own line of shoes called the Melo Ball and even appears in the series called Ball in the Family.

His father even has the master plan of the 3 brothers being the first active billionaires of the NBA through the Los Angeles Lakers. LaMelo had recently gotten a Lamborghini for his birthday which was gifted by his father.

LaMelo Ball Net Worth 2019 $1.2 million
LaMelo Ball Net Worth 2018 $500,000
LaMelo Ball Net Worth 2017 $200,000

2. LaMelo started playing Basketball at the age of 4.

LaMelo Ball was born on August 22, 2001, to LaVar and Tina Ball. His father was also a basketball player who has now become a well-known media personality as well. He started playing basketball at the tender age of 4 with his brothers Lonzo and LiAngelo under the guidance of their father.

He grew up always playing against kids who were way older than him which helped him grow immensely as he was constantly having to go out of his comfort zone. The expertise of his father and his desire to his kids as top basketball players was a vision that has propelled the level that LaMelo is at such a young age.

3. He played basketball at Chino High School.

 

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In 2015, Ball became a student of Chino Hills High School and playing with them, they won the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Open Division championship. By late December, he had gotten widespread coverage in the world of basketball after he dared to make a half-court shot only a few seconds into a game. That was acknowledged by several sources including ESPN. Even the great Stephen Curry left a compliment for the confidence Ball showed.

Later, he started to be homeschooled once Ball couldn’t see the chemistry among his new coach. He later signed with an agent that would let him play half-court shot only a few seconds into a game.

4. LaMelo signed with the Los Angeles Ballers of the Junior Basketball Association (JBA), a league created by his father.

After a short stint with the team named Prienai abroad, Ball signed with the Los Angeles Ballers of the Junior Basketball Association(JBA). He has become one of the top players in the league being known for his long shots. He has even been compared to Justin Bieber because of his polarizing nature. There are certain people who adore him a lot and at the same time a group of people who seem to hate his story. An ESPN article even tagged him as “the most hated high school athlete of all time.”

In his debut game with the LA Ballers, he posted a triple-double of 40 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, and 3 steals. He recorded a season-high 44 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 steals in a defeat against New York. In the same season, he posted 34 points, 15 rebounds, and 9 assists against Seattle Ballers to win the JBA Championship. He was named to the West roster the JBA All-Star Game.

5. LaMelo Ball height is almost the same as his two brothers.

LaMelo Ball stands 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 m tall and weighs 75 kg or 165 pounds at the age of 17. His height is definitely going to grow and we might see him 2 meters tall in the coming 2-3 years.

On the other side, his brother LiAngelo Ball who is 20 years old now is exactly the same height as LaMelo. His elder brother Lonzo Ball who plays for the LA Lakers in NBA is 1.98 m tall. Lonzo is just 1 inch taller than LaMelo.

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