American professional basketball player LiAngelo Robert Ball is presently a member of the Lithuanian Basketball League club Vytautas Prienai-Birtonas (LKL). He is a naturally talented shooting guard who stands an amazing 6-foot-5 and 216 pounds.
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LiAngelo Ball’s Bio, Age
LaVar and Tina Ball welcomed LiAngelo Ball into the world on November 24, 1998, in Anaheim, California. His father was a former basketball player who competed for the West Los Angeles College, Cal State Los Angeles, and Washington State in the NCAA Division I.
LaVar, a former football player as well, normally protective a loan deal with the New York Jets to play for the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football (WLAF).
Ball’s mother played basketball at California State University, Los Angeles, in the past. He is the middle son, around a year Lonzo’s junior and two LaMelo’s senior.
Ball grew up playing with older opponents since he was born into a household of sportsmen. When he was four years old, he started exercising and training, and two years later, he played with his siblings for the first time.
He has played basketball against more experienced players ever since he was a kid. He played teams from the fourth and fifth grades while he was in kindergarten. He had a workout routine in place by the time he was four. He began playing with his siblings when he was six years old.
The brothers played flag football as well, with Lonzo playing the quarterback position and LiAngelo and LaMelo playing receiver.
Big Ballers VXT is an under-17 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team that LaVar created and both he and his wife coached. As members of this team, Ball and his siblings were raised.
Ball and his siblings attended the Junior Phenom Camp in August 2011, while he was in the seventh grade, along with celebrities like J. Washington and Billy Preston.
He had success during his time there, and The Hoop Scoop Online ranked him as the event’s #12 best player in his class. He also had the opportunity to participate in the age-group all-star game.
He and his siblings took part in the Junior Phenom Camp in August 2011, when he was rated as the class’s 12th best player.
After that, Ball began participating for Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, California, where he quickly developed a reputation for being the team’s top scorer for many seasons, averaging a state-best 33.8 points per game as a senior, and winning several All-Area and All-State awards.
He was given the opportunity to represent the UCLA Bruins as a three-star recruit because of his outstanding performance at the university level. He eventually had to reverse however after being suspended for stealing in China.
Despite not being thought of as an NBA prospect, Ball’s father helped him get ready for the 2018 draft. Ball became BC Prienai’s new shooting guard in December 2017.
LiAngelo Ball’s Career
In the 2013–14 season, LiAngelo Ball began playing football at Chino Hills High School. He started his rookie season in the starting lineup with his brother Lonzo, who was a senior at the time, under the direction of coach Steve Baik.
Ball had a successful season, scoring 24 points in one game and 13 in another, including six points in the second quarter. The Los Angeles Times described the brothers as “quite a combo,” drawing media attention to them.
Ball scored 14 points in a losing effort against Mater Dei High School but helped Chino Hills make its first-ever participation in the CIF Southern Section Open Division final game.
The Southern California Regional Division I championship game was Chino Hills’ last contest of the year versus Centennial High School. Ball scored 10 points, but despite that, his side was defeated in the extra period.
Ball had a foot injury at the start of his second year, keeping him out until June of that year. He came back, and he came back with a thud. He scored 30 points against Cathedral High School on September 14, 2014.
He scored 36 points against Maranatha High School in another game to help his side win the tournament at Fairfax High School and claim the championship.
Ball scored an impressive 53 points in a quarterfinal 111-80 win against Dorsey High School during the 2014–15 season. He missed the next four games in a row as the season came to an end due to significant ankle discomfort.
Later, he came back to participate in the playoffs. Chino Hills fell to San Ramon Valley High School in the CIF State Division I final game despite Ball’s 23 points, which included a three-pointer that tied the score.
Ball verbally agreed to play professional football with the UCLA Bruins when the season finished. He was the first member of the class of 2017 to publicly commit. His rating on the recruiting website Rivals.com was three stars.
On the list of the best basketball programs in the US published by USA Today High School Sports in 2015, Chino Hills was ranked number eight.
All three Ball brothers were on their 2015–16 roster. On November 30, 2015, LiAngelo defeated San Bernardino High School and scored 20 points.
He scored 27 points in the Battle Zone tournament championship game at Centennial High School, 32 points in the City of Palms Classic quarterfinals against the stronger top-ranked Montverde Academy, and 20 points against Elizabeth (New Jersey) Patrick School in the final, in which Chino Hills ultimately won in overtime.
Chino Hills became the top team in the nation the following year. Ball averaged a team-high 27.4 points as a junior. Chino Hills won the state title after a shocking 35-0 season.
Ball and his siblings were said to be “perhaps the finest brother act in high school basketball history” by MaxPreps, who also picked Chino Hills as the Mythical National Champion.
He had a three-star rating in high school despite his success at Chino Hills and was widely considered an undiscovered potential. After initially committing to the UCLA Bruins in his junior year, Ball finally signed a letter of intent with them on November 2, 2016.
Exact one year later, on November 1, 2017, he made his team debut in a preseason game against NCAA Division II club Cal State Los Angeles.
His stint with the UCLA Bruins was cut short as he and two teammates were imprisoned for shoplifting on November 7, 2017, in China. They subsequently returned to the US when the US government negotiate, where they faced a fine and up to 10 years in jail.
Ball and the others were able to return to the US thanks to President Donald Trump and the US Department of State, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly informed the media.
As they were leaving China, Trump encouraged the group to express their appreciation to him. Ball subsequently had a news conference in which he acknowledged shoplifting in China and praised Trump for bringing him back to the United States.
They were then discovered to have committed a second heist barely 90 minutes after the first, and they were released on bond before anybody knew about it. Additionally, the claims against them were dropped prior to the involvement of Trump and Kelly.
He was indefinitely suspended by UCLA after the event, and he finally chose to leave the course. He wasn’t seen as an NBA potential at the moment. Ball and his brother LaMelo were both signed by BC Prienai on December 11, 2017.
LiAngelo Ball’s Marital Status
Yes, the athlete from California has a girlfriend named Jaden Owens. She participates on the University of California, Los Angeles basketball team as well.
The pair started dating in 2018. There isn’t much information known on the relationship, however.
However, we are aware that the two connected on Instagram while Jaden was a student at Plano West High School.
Furthermore, the pair initially met in July 2018 following many talks. LiAngelo was then a member of the Los Angeles Ballers.
In addition, his club was eager to play the Atlanta Ballers in Dallas.
Jaden Owens, the younger of her two sisters, was born on June 30, 2000. Tori Owens and her mother, Harold Owens, gave birth to her.
Jaden is a point guard who plays basketball, much as LiAngelo does. In addition to her time at Plano West High School.
Jaden started every game as a regular for four years in high school.
She also served as her high school team’s captain for three years. Jaden was also recognized as the McDonald’s All-American.
Jaden was rated third among national prospects in the BlueStar report and ninth by ESPN. Jaden is a UCLA student now pursuing her dream of being a sports writer while studying communication.
Jaden also wants to work as a social media influencer, she has said, in addition to continuing her basketball career.
LiAngelo had a romance with his ex Izzy Morris before starting a relationship with Jaden Owens.
Izzy and LiAngelo started dating in their junior year at Chino Hill High School. Up until 2018, the ex-couple spent all four years of high school together.
After LiAngelo went to UCLA to play in the Lithuanian basketball league, the two split up.
Izzy, LiAngelo’s ex, was born on December 10, 1999. Izzy, like his current fiancée, is well-known on social media.
Furthermore, Izzy is now dating as well, after LiAngelo’s romance with Jaden.
LiAngelo Ball’s Net Worth
Despite the fact that LiAngelo is still developing as an NBA player, he has built good wealth.
His participation in the Junior Basketball League and the Lithuanian Basketball League helped him increase his overall net worth.
In addition, LiAngelo reportedly earned $50,000 each month playing for both clubs. He also receives income from the reality program and his family’s Big Baller Brand.
His projected $5 million net worth as of 2022. In addition, he has just bought a large property in Chino Hills with more than six bedrooms.