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Report: LaMelo, LiAngelo Ball Exploring Options To Play Internationally

LaVar Ball signing autographs for fans.

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: LaVar Ball, father of Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers, jokes with fans at halftime of a 2017 Summer League game between the Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Clippers won 96-93 in overtime. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball could potentially play professionally overseas.

According to a report from Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania, the two younger Ball brothers, LaMelo and LiAngelo, are exploring options to play basketball professionally overseas.

LiAngelo, 19, and LaMelo, 16, have begun initial contact with international teams through their representative, Harrison Gaines. For the two brothers, the decision to turn pro essentially ends their collegiate careers.

On Monday, LiAngelo pulled out of UCLA to begin his preparation for a professional career, meanwhile LaMelo has remained home-schooled since leaving Chino Hills High School prior to his junior season. While LiAngelo's NBA prospects remain unclear, LaMelo has been regarded as a legitimate NBA prospect and a top 2019 recruit.

The eldest brother, Lonzo, was selected No. 2 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.