LaMelo Ball is a highly regarded prospect in the 2020 NBA Draft, and brother of Lonzo and LiAngelo Ball. LaMelo chose a non-traditional path coming out of high school, choosing to play professionally overseas rather than joining an NCAA college program. Ball suited up for BC Prienei in Lithuania in 2019, and the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL) for the 2019-20 season, where he won NBL rookie of the year after averaging 17 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 6.8 assists over 12 games.
Off the court, LaMelo is one of basketball's most recognizable names. He and his brothers, LiAngelo and Lonzo, have been households names since high school because of their standout play and their father Lavar's presence in the media