LaMelo Ball

After LaVar Ball Blasts Trump and Sends His Sons to Play Overseas, Karma Strikes in Pro Debut

LaVar Ball and his son, LiAngelo, made headlines in November after LiAngelo was caught allegedly shoplifting in China and detained by the Chinese …

Conservative View

YouTube signs NBA's Durant, upping ante with Facebook, Twitter

The deal with Kevin Durant's startup marks a new push to attract sports fans eager to watch action on and off the court.<p>Kyle Mietz can't get enough of Golden State Warriors' star Kevin Durant.<p>He watches the near-7-foot-tall basketball star trounce opponents on the court. He follows the NBA star's …

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Lakers Rumors: Team wants Lonzo Ball to stand up to LaVar Ball

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Tina Ball, Lonzo Ball, LaVar Ball, LaMelo Ball and LiAngelo Ball attend the Los Angeles Lakers Vs New York Knicks game at …

Basketball

LiAngelo & LaMelo Gunning to Break 60 ... (Livestream)

They balled out on Monday, now <b>LiAngelo</b> and <b>LaMelo Ball</b> are taking the court again to try to smash the combined 60 points they dropped earlier this …

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LaMelo Ball Attempted A Self Alley-Oop In Lithuania, And It Did Not Go Well

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball played in their second Big Baller Brand Challenge game in Lithuania on Monday afternoon, and it went <i>considerably</i> than the first Big Baller Brand Challenge game the Ball brothers played in last week.<p>LaMelo finished the game 31 points, and LiAngelo wasn’t far behind him with …

Sports

Lonzo Ball Roasts LaMelo After He Tried, Failed to Alley-Oop to Himself In Lithuania

LaMelo Ball finished Tuesday's game against Lietuvos-Rytas with 31 points but it was a failed alley-oop attempt that caught the attention of his …

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LaMelo Ball fails miserably on alley-oop to himself

Geez, Melo. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports<p>LaMelo Ball attempted to make a highlight-reel play in the second Big Baller Brand Challenge game in …

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NBA Draft Dispatch: Zion Williamson's Decision, HoopHall Standouts and More

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — They all showed up for Zion Williamson, and so Williamson showed up for them, strolling onto the court at Springfield College …

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The Ball brothers’ pro debut was embarrassing

PANEVEZYS, Lithuania — LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball went scoreless in their pro basketball debut, finishing a combined 0 for 7.<p>The younger brothers of …

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Combine for 60 Points in Win over Lietuvos-Rytas

After LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball were both held scoreless in their professional debuts for Prienu Vytautas, the duo fared much better Monday in an exhibition against Lietuvos-Rytas-2.<p>LaMelo led all scorers with 31 points while LiAngelo added 29 in a 130-93 win over the second-level Lithuanian …

College Basketball

Time to send Markelle Fultz to Qatar with a pitcher of Shirley Temples

We have that and more in Monday’s NBA newsletter.<p>This is where we are now: we’re watching clandestine videos of Markelle Fultz shooting in practice, and analyzing grainy screenshots that indicate that something is absolutely still wrong with the poor kid’s stroke.<p>Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick, …

Basketball

LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand Silencing Critics by Pulling Off the Impossible

Not much feels sweeter than shutting your haters up. Just about everyone can relate to the joy of proving doubters wrong, especially if you believe …

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Kenan Thompson Impersonates LaVar Ball on SNL to Update Lithuania Trip

Big Baller Brand CEO LaVar Ball and sons LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have made headlines throughout their stint in Lithuania.<p>On Saturday, "LaVar" spoke about the experience during a <i>Saturday Night Live</i> "Weekend Update" segment.<p>Once again, actor Kenan Thompson impersonated the outspoken father of Los …

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‘LaVar Ball’ went back on SNL to discuss life in Lithuania and it was hilarious

This is too good!<p>LaVar Ball made another appearance on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this week as Keenan Thompson reprised his role as the basketball patriarch to touch base on how LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are adapting to live in Lithuania.<p>The self-professed “multi billionaire” bristled at Michael Che’s …

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LaMelo And LiAngelo Ball Went Scoreless In Their Second Lithuanian Game

The Ball family had a big Lithuanian debut, throwing down dunks and generally making it seem like the grand experiment that is overseas basketball for the Big Baller Brand clan will be a huge success.<p>But the second game LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball played for BC Vytautas was a Lithuanian Pro League …

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See Shaun White’s spectacular perfect-score run that qualified him for the Olympics

Snowboarder Shaun White's fourth Olympic appearance came down to one run at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass, Colorado on Saturday. The two-time …

Matt Nagy

Lonzo Ball questionable for L.A. Lakers' game vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Lonzo Ball is questionable for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.<p>Ball put in 43 minutes in a 107-101 overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. However, Ball injured his left knee during the game and had an MRI on Sunday, which revealed a minor knee …

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball held scoreless in Lithuanian league pro debut

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball took a big step up in competition Saturday morning in their second basketball game in Lithuania and failed to score a …

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball both held scoreless in Lithuanian league debut

When LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball signed contracts with BC Vytautas last month, many scouts expressed doubt that either brother was prepared for the …

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Held Scoreless in Lithuanian League Debut

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball were held scoreless in their Lithuanian league debut Saturday, as Prienu Vytautas fell 95-86 to BC Lietkabelis.<p>According to Sportando, the Ball brothers combined to miss all seven of their shot attempts in almost 15 minutes of play:<p>The drop in production was sharp for …

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Didn’t Score In Their Second Game In Lithuania

The Ball brothers don’t appear to be stars yet over in Lithuania.<p>Saturday afternoon, in their second professional game for Lithuanian squad Vytautas, …

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Julius Randle returns home, leads Lakers past Mavericks in OT

The Spurs have not had many opportunities to play with a full and healthy roster this season, so they took advantage of the luxury Saturday night.<p>Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points in his return from a three-game absence, Davis Bertans had 18 and San Antonio never trailed in a 112-80 victory over the …

Julius Randle

Watch LaVar Ball Rip Son LiAngelo In First Meeting After China Arrest

1,540<p>LaVar Ball loves to pump his sons’ tires — sometimes excessively so.<p>But he apparently is equally ready to rip them when they do something wrong. …

LiAngelo Ball

LaMelo Ball tells Bol Bol he 'might not play' in next game in Lithuania

Jan 12,2018<p>On Thursday (Friday in Lithuania), LaMelo Ball spent nearly a half hour talking trash, catching up, talking about the recent H&M controversy and reminiscing with fellow teenaged basketball phenom Bol Bol on Instagram Live. The biggest takeaway, though, came early in their chat, when Melo …

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LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball delight crowd at pro debut in Lithuania

<b>By John Henderson</b>, <i>For The Orange County Register</i>PRIENAI, Lithuania — Some things in Lithuanian basketball can get lost in translation. The fans blow …

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Company suing Big Baller Brand hasn’t ‘even heard from’ LaVar Ball

"We haven't even heard from him," Michael Sayer, the attorney for Closet Connection, told USA Today.<p>2 Bank Accounts That Pay 10x What Your Bank …

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LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Attract 1.6M Viewers to Debut Lithuania Club Game

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have made their debut in the Lithuanian basketball club they joined after leaving UCLA and Chino Hills High School …

LiAngelo Ball

Blake Harris transfers from Mizzou to NC State; Melo & Gelo’s excellent adventure begins

Somebody, somewhere must have put roots on Mizzou’s athletic program. How else is it possible to explain the infamous Fifth Down Game, <b>Tyus Edney</b>’s …

African-American News

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball make Lithuanian basketball debut: 6 strangest takeaways

The Ball brothers' first game in Lithuania was everything we hoped it would be<p>Well, my friends, the Ball family has officially gone …

Basketball

Over 1.6 million unfortunate souls tuned in to watch the Balls' Lithuanian pro debuts

Dec 14, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; LiAngelo Ball, left, and LaMelo Ball sit behind the Los Angeles Lakers bench before a game between the Cleveland …

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