American pitcher, Lonzo Ball, comes from a basketball family, has come a long way and is expected to shine more and more as the days go by.
Lonzo is a living example regarding the fact that nothing is easy except through hard work. Yes, the team leader jostles a lot; that’s why he was able to walk the path of success.
Before being drafted by the National Basketball Association (NFA) in 2017, he played with full dedication to his high school and college.
Currently playing for the New Orleans Pelicans, Lonzo is also a rapper. He released many songs. And one of his albums, Born 2 Ball, peaked at number 42 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart and No.13 on his Heatseekers chart.
Quick Facts: Lonzo Ball
|Full Name||Lonzo Ball|
|Birth Date||27th October 1997|
|Birth Place||Anaheim, California|
|Father’s Name||LaVar Ball|
|Mother’s Name||Tina Ball|
|Siblings||Two brothers; LiAngelo and LaMelo|
|Height||1.98 m (6 feet and 6 inches)|
|Weight||190 lbs. ( 86 kg)|
|Education||Chino High Hills and University of California|
|Profession||Football player and Rapper|
|Current Team||New Orleans Pelicans|
|PPT on average||11.8|
|Awards||Two times Rising Stars Challenge (2018, 2019), Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2017), USBWA first-team All-American (2017), NABC first-team All-American (2017), Sporting News first-team All-American (2017), Mr. Basketball USA (2016), Ballislife All-American (2016), Ballislife All-American Game MVP (2016), California Mr. Basketball (2016), and Los Angeles Times Player of the Year (2016).|
|Kids||One daughter (Zoey Christina Ball)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Social Media||YouTube, Instagram, Twitter & Facebook|
|Merch||NBA Basketball Card, Jersey|
|Last Update||July, 2021|
His Early Life | Birth Place, Childhood And Education
The professional basketball player was born on 27th October 1997 in Anaheim, California. As of writing the article, Lonzo is 25 years old.
Lonzo Ball was born as the first son to his father, LaVar Ball, and Tina Ball. His both father and mother are former college basketball players.
Lonzo Ball’s Personal Life | Wife And Children
The American basketball player`s marital status is unmarried. But, he was in a relationship with an Instagram star named Denise Garcia.
Talking about Lonzo and Denise`s first encounter, they both met at Chino Hills High School. And they started dating in 2014. He and Denise had a special relationship for almost four years.
But, the connection between Lonzo and Denise started deteriorating in the summer of 2018.
In the interview with Big Boy, Lonzo made it official that he and Denise have already moved on a different path.
Well, don`t be sad about their rough break up yet, because, in early 2020, both of them followed each other on their Instagram account. So, they might reconcile again.
In conclusion, as long as Lonzo and Denise don`t confirm their reconciliation, Lonzo is single.
Not everyone wants their private life to be public, right? Among those, Lonzo is also the one who is secretive regarding his all flings and dating.
However, from the sources, it is said that he was in a relationship before being with Denise Garcia.
Lonzo is a father to his little daughter, who was born on 22nd July 2018. His daughter, Zoey Christina Ball`s mother, is Denise Garcia.
As of 2020, Lonzo Ball daughter, Zoey, is two years old.
Lonzo Ball’s Career Highlights
High School Career
Lonzo Ball started polishing his playing skills while he was at Chino Hills, California. As he was into playing football since his childhood, it was not that hard for Lonzo to adapt to the environment.
During his junior, from 2014 – 2015, the American basketball player made 25 points per game averagely. Also, he did 11 rebounds, 9.1 assists, five blocks, and five steals.
Likewise, in his senior year, he contributed his team leads to a 350 record. The team and Lonzo were also ranked the consensus No. 1 team in the nation. In the team, he also had his younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo, and his cousin.
And Lonzo has a record of averaging a tripledouble with 23.9 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 11.7 assists per game in his senior year.
During his junior and senior years in high school, he received many awards including, Naismith Prep Player of the Year, Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year,
And USA Today Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Also, he received national honors as Mr. Basketball USA.
After leaving his footprint in high school by playing football, Lonzo continued playing for his college. In his first game against Pacific, he scored 19 points per game, 11 assists, and eight rebounds.
While he was in college, he played against many teams like Washington Huskies, Cincinnati, Kentucky, and more. Plus, Lonzo has a record of making 14.6 points per game during his game at college.
In his college year, Lonzo was awarded Wayman Tisdale Award by the USBWA. Plus, he held the awards like Oscar Robertson Trophy and Naismith College Player of the Year.
Besides, the Associated Press, United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), and Sporting News honored the American point guard.
Lonzo Ball’s Professional Career | Stats
Highlighting the professional journey of Lonzo into basketball is quite impressive and surreal. After playing for his college and school, he tried for National Basketball Association in the year 2017.
And the basketballer didn`t let his people down as he got drafted by Los Angeles Lakers. The Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo with the second overall pick.
Although he was a rookie for the season, he did not lose his magic in paying games. Lonzo showed his active participation in the 2017 NBA Summer League by averaging 16.3 points, 9.3 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals, and 1.0 blocks per game.
Plus, the game he played on 20th October 2017 helped him score a careerhigh 29 points, go along with 11 rebounds and nine assists.
2018 – 2019 Season
In the beginning, Lonzo Ball planned to play all 82 games as a sophomore but, his left knee didn`t support him as he went through arthroscopic surgery. This uneven incident didn`t let Lonzo participate in fullcontact practices.
Besides football, Lonzo is also interested in music. So far, he has released his rap single titled Melo Ball 1 and the song called ZO2 in 2017.
Also, he has given his voice as a rapper to the songs like Super Saiyan. And he also has another album, Born 2 Ball, which was released by himself in February 2018.
Lonzo Ball’s Luxurious Life | Lonzo Ball Net Worth, Salary And House
Through his profession as an American basketball player, Lonzo has piled up a vast fortune.
AS OF NOW, HIS NET WORTH IS $6 MILLION.
Additionally, Lonzo also makes a massive amount by playing as he receives $8 million as a base salary.
Lonzo Ball Body Measurement | Height, And Weight
Talking about the American basketball player`s height, he stands tall at 6 feet and 6 inches (1.98m).
The tall and muscular athlete weighs 190 lbs. (86kg).
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 8.6 million followers
Twitter: 1.1 million followers
Facebook: 820k followers
YouTube: 35.2k subscribers