Lonzo Ball: Lonzo Ball is an American professional basketball player with impressive record from his high school to Los Angeles Lakers. He is 6 feet 6 inch tall with 86 kg weight.
Lonzo Ball Career & Stat
Ball began playing basketball at the age of two along with his younger brothers and he was coached by his father who was a basketball player until high school. In high school, as a junior in 2014-15, he scored on an average of 25 points, 11 rebounds, 9.1 assists, 5 blocks and 5 steals. In senior year, he recorded triple-double with average of 23.9 points, 11.3 rebounds and 11.7 assists per match. He has the impressive record during his high school which made him the five star recruit.
A five star recruit, Ball signed a national letter of intent in 2015 to attend the University of California and play for bruins. With his impressive performance, vision and passing skills, he led Bruins to victory over Texas A&M in the championship and rise up in national ranking. This has made his name in the list of 50 players’ preseason watch list for John R. Wooden Award and MVP of the Wooden Legacy tournament. In his college career, he has broke most of the records. In the win over Washington State, he broke the record high assist with 14 assists. Moreover, he surpassed the record of most assist in the season. Ball averaged 14.6 points, 8.6 assist and 6.0 rebounds for the season made him only the player to average at least 14 points, six assists, and six rebound.
His impressive skills and record breaking performance earned him the selection by Los Angeles Lakers in the 2017 NBA draft. He will be playing for Lakers for four year under the rookie scale contract. In 2017 NBA Summer League, he became the player to record double-doubles and triple-doubles records. With this record stat, he became the Summer League’s MVP with an average of 16.3 points, 9.3 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.0 block per match in six games out of eight matches.
Lonzo Ball Awards
From his high school, he has been delivering impressive performance and has been wining different awards and named MVP. In high school, he achieved the national honours including Naismith Prep Player of the Year, Morgan Wotten National Player of the Year, USA Today Boys Basketball Player of the Year and Mr. Basketball USA.
In college career, he received the honour from Associated Press, United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Sporting News. Moreover, he received the Wayman Tisdale Award and became the finalist for wooden Award, Naismith College Player of the Year and Oscar Robertson Trophy. And, he was enlisted in first team All-Pac-12 and honoured with Pac-12 All-Defensive Team.
With Lakers, he became the summer League’s MVP and was included in the NBA Summer League first team. With his potential, talent and skill, he will be wining many honours and award in his career.
Lonzo Ball Salary
After signing the contract with Lakers in 2017, he will be receiving salary in million dollars. According to sources, his salary during his contract span is given below
Lonzo Ball salary Timeline
|Lonzo Ball salary in 2017/2018 season||$6,286,560|
|Lonzo Ball salary in 2018/2019 season||$7,461,960|
|Lonzo Ball salary in 2019/2020 season||$8,719,320|
|Lonzo Ball salary in 2020/2021 season||$11,003,782|
|Lonzo Ball salary in 2021/2022 season||$14,359,935|
Lonzo Ball Net Worth : $6 million (2017)
Lonzo Ball family & Brothers
Lonzo Ball was born on October 27, 1997 in Anaheim, California, US to the parents who were both college basketball player. His father, Lavar Ball, played from Washington State before playing in Cal State Los Angeles and his mother, Tina Ball played for Cal State Los Angeles.
He has two younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball with whom he began playing basketball. LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball are also the basketball players like him.
Lonzo Ball Song
In 2017, he has released his first rap song Melo Ball 1ft. Kenneth Paige. The song is about his brother and highest ranking basketball prospects, LaMelo Ball.