Gelo Ball is a professional basketball player. He plays in the NBA G League, the official minor league of the National Basketball Association. He plays as a shooting guard for the Greensboro Swarm.
LiAngelo Ball has also played for other prominent teams. Some of them are BC Prienai and Los Angeles Ballers.
Besides, Gelo is well known as the son of a businessman and former football player, LaVar Christopher Ball. His father is often criticized for his controversial comments and statements. He used to play for popular NFL teams like New York Jets and Carolina Panthers.
LiAngelo is also the brother of NBA players Lonzo and LaMelo Ball. Lonzo used to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. However, he currently plays for Chicago Bulls. The Pelican point guard was drafted in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.
Similarly, LaMelo plays for the NBA team Charlotte Hornets. The youngest Ball was drafted in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft.
The brothers were exposed to basketball by their father. Gelo has been a big fan of basketball since he was a kid. Moreover, he started playing when he was in kindergarten. He wasn’t afraid of challenges and used to play with kids twice his size.
LiAngelo Ball might have lost his final chance to play in the NBA after the Hornets waived him before the start of the 2022-23 season.
Before getting into details about the basketballer’s life, here are some quick details about him.
|Full Name||LiAngelo Robert Ball|
|Birth Date||November 24, 1998|
|Birth Place||Anaheim, California, United States|
|Education||Chino Hills High School|
|Father’s Name||LaVar Christopher Ball|
|Mother’s Name||Tina Ball (nee Slatinsky)|
|Siblings||Two; Lonzo And LaMelo Ball|
|Age||25 Years Old|
|Height||6’5″/1.96 m/196 cm|
|Weight||98 kg/215 lb.|
|Shoe size||12.5 (US)|
|Profession||NBA G League Player|
|Current Team||Oklahoma City Blue|
|Position||Guard/ Small Forward/ Centre|
|Jersey Number||#34 (Detroit Pistons)
#3 (Prienai, Los Angeles Ballers, Greensboro Swarm)
#15 (UCLA Bruins Men’s Basketball)
|Active Years||2018 – Present|
|Ex-Girlfriend||Isabella “Izzy” Morris, Jaden Owens|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Last Update||November, 2023|