Lonzo Ball spent one season at UCLA before heading to the NBA. LiAngelo Ball spent about a month with the Bruins before leaving the team.
How much time will LaVar Ball’s youngest child, LaMelo Ball, end up spending college? It’s looking like the answer is zero.
Rivals.com basketball insider Corey Evans is reporting that the youngest Ball has two realistic options for his basketball future.
Neither of those options are playing at the college level.
— Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) March 14, 2019
LaMelo Ball is reportedly considering taking a prep year, which would make him eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft, or heading to the G-League.
There are two avenues that have opened up for Ball, sources have told Rivals.com. The first would be for Ball to take a prep year next fall, which would make him eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft. He would be of the appropriate age a a full year removed from his high school graduation, similar to what unfolded last year with
The other route is for Ball to graduate from high school and enter the new G-League initiative that would pay him up to $150,000 and be placed in the league’s October draft. After one season, he would be eligible for the 2020 draft.
According to the report, Ball is leaning toward taking a prep year.
Ball, once a five-star point guard recruit, spent this past season at Spire Academy in Ohio.