Being a 17-year-old phenom Standing at 6-foot 6 with sharp shooting abilities and family pedigree of basketball; LaMelo Ball has already been on a huge journey. From Winning the CIF high school Championships at Chino Hills in California to being one of youngest players overseas playing for Lithuanian.
After that, he returned back to high school to play in Ohio for SPIRE Institute and then to the JBA with the Los Angeles Ballers. LaMelo is the youngest of the well-known basketball family has been a commodity since he was a freshman in high school. His Older Brothers are Lonzo who now plays for the Pelicans and LiAngelo who he played alongside in Lithuania.
Now foregoing college to pursue the NBA he has joined the NBL located in Australia that prepares overseas players for the NBA. Lamelo Ball has now signed a two-year contract with NBA opt-outs with the Illawarra Hawks. His number last season in 2018 with the Los Angels Ballers were him averaging 39.6 points, 11.5 assists, and 14.6 rebounds per game.
Those numbers wowed fans who love and hated LaMelo. This season with LaMelo apart of the team who has received Steph Curry comparisons It will be a season to watch ahead as the 17-year-old phenomenon rises in the NBL in Australia.
By Jay Burley