LaMelo LaFrance Ball is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA as a point guard. He along with his brothers became a national sensation playing for the Chino Hills basketball team. Due to his father’s fame that came with him, he was put in the spotlight from a very young age. Fame at such a young age can get to an athlete’s head, but he took it with confidence. Now, he is the NBA Rookie of the Year.
|Real name||LaMelo LaFrance Ball|
|Birth Place||Anaheim, California.|
|Birthday||22nd August 2001.|
|Source of Income||Professional basketball player.|
|Age||21 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father’s name||LaVar Christopher Ball|
|Mother’s name||Tina Ball|
|Siblings||Two brothers Lonzo Ball & LiAngelo Ball.|
(Chino Hills, California)
|Height||6 feet 7 inches /201 cm.|
|Weight||82 kg/ 180 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Relationships||Ashley Alvano (2017-2018).|
|Profession||Professional basketball player.|
|NBA draft||2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets.
|The Los Angeles Ballers||2018|
|The Illawarra Hawks||2019-2020|
|The Charlotte Hornets||2020-present.|
|Career highlights and awards||NBA Rookie of the Year (2021)|
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2021)
NBL Rookie of the Year (2020)
JBA champion (2018)
JBA All-Star (2018).
|Twitter /The Entertainer|
7.7 million followers
|Instagram /The Entertainer|
|Net Worth||$ 10 Million (INR 74.47 Cr Cr).|
|Last Updated||January 2022.|
He is a point guard who played at Chino Hills High School and the SPIRE Institute. In 2018 he played for the Los Angeles Ballers of the Junior Basketball Association and for Prienai in the Lithuanian Basketball League & in the same year, he won the JBA championship and was a JBA All-Star. He also won a state title with his brothers in high school and forgo playing at UCLA to play in Australia.
In the 2020 NBA draft, he was selected as the third overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets. He soon signed a 2-year $16 million ( INR 1,19.14 Cr) contract with the team.
Just before the NBA draft, he also signed a $100 million ( INR 7,44.68 Cr) long-term shoe deal with Puma. A most interesting fact is that he was the ONLY rookie from the 2020 draft class to sign a major sneaker contract before the start of the 2020/2021 season.
His high school career started at Chino Hills where he was a part of the best high school team in the country. Due to previous professional experience, he was ineligible to play in the NCAA.
What is LaMelo Ball’s Net Worth in 2022?
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $ 10 Million (INR 74.47 Cr Cr).
He is currently on his rookie deal which pays him $ 35,596,275 ( INR 2,65.08 Cr) over four years. During the 2020-2021 NBA Season, he earned $ 7,839,960 ( INR 58.39 Cr) This season, he will earn $ 8,231,760 ( INR 61.30 Cr).
His only known endorsement deal is with Puma. He signed a multi-year contract worth $100 million (INR 7,44.72 Cr).
He is amongst the investors for the sports streaming app, ‘Buzzer’ & has launched his own high school basketball program called ‘1 of 1 Prep Academy’ in Charlotte to give more exposure to student-athletes.
House and Car
He moved into a condo owned by former New England Patriots’ Cam Newton by a lease agreement. It is spread over 3,335 square feet, including three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It occupies half of the fifth floor. Remarkable details of the modern design include an open living and dining space, as well as a kitchen with Sub-Zero, Bosch, Miele, and Wolf appliances. Other amenities include a wet bar and a glassed-in solarium. He is also in close proximity to his team’s owner, Michael Jordan.
Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Lamborghini Urus are the cars he drives.
Q. What are LaMelo Ball’s career-high points?
Ans:- His Career-high point is 36.
Q. In which position does LaMelo Ball play?
Ans:- He plays on Point guard.
Q.What is the LaMelo Ball’s Instagram?