Lonzo Ball net worth 2022 : Lonzo Anderson Ball, popularly known as Lonzo Ball, is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for New Orleans. He plays as a point guard and he is known for his swiftness and his high accuracy when it comes to dunking. In just four years of playing basketball, Lonzo has already achieved great feats during this time, though he has been beset with series of injuries but he shown no signs of slowing down. In this article, we bring you thrilling facts about Lonzo Ball net worth and biography.
Lonzo Ball Early Life
Lonzo Ball was born to former basketball players Lavar (father) and Tina Ball (mother), on October 27,1997 in Anaheim in California. His father, Lavar briefly played for Washington state before moving to Cal State Los Angeles where he met Lonzo’s mother Tina who was playing for Cal State Los Angeles at that time. Lavar Ball also played American football for a short period. He played for the London Monarchs in the American football.
After giving birth to their lovely children Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo, they three of them began following in their parents footsteps. Lonzo, at the age of 2 began learning how to play basketball, and at that time his role model was legendary basketball player, LeBron James. When he and his brother had come of age, they were registered in the team’s that were coached by their father Lavar. Lonzo Ball on the other hand played for Chino Hills HIGH school in California.
Lonzo Ball Career
Lonzo Ball began his professional career at Los Angeles Lakers, after he had established himself as one of the best point guard of his level at high school and college level where he won several awards and also broke records. He was the total 2nd draft pick by Los Angeles Lakers in 2017,Round 1.
He was drafted into NBA in 2017 due to his eye catching performances at College level. During the 2017-18 Lonzo Ball was limited to just 52 games, missing out on 30 due to series of injuries that beset him. Because of the injuries, his team Los Angeles Lakers had to trade him with New Orleans Pelicans as they couldn’t continue with any longer as a result of his persistent injury.
Is Lonzo Ball Into Music Too?
Lonzo Ball is believed to have great interest in rap music. During his leisure time, he usually goes to a studio to record some songs which were written by him. According to him, he would have become a rap artist if he wasn’t into sports.
Lonzo Ball, in 2017 produce his first rap track which he dedicated to his younger brother LaMelo. The song is titled “Melo Ball”. He also released another song which he dedicated to his shoe brand, the song was titled “ZO2”. He further released another hit track titled “born 2 ball”a, which was number 42 on the Billboards Independent Albums Chart and later ranked number 13 on Heatseekers Albums Chart.
Lonzo Ball Awards and Honors
Lonzo Ball has managed to scoop several awards and honors while playing at college, high school and in the NBA, below is a combined list of the honors and awards he has received so far.
- Wayman Tisdale Award
- Pac-12 Freshman of the Year
- 2× Rising Stars Challenge
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team
- Associated Press first-team All-American
- USBWA first-team All-American
- NABC first-team All-American
- Sporting News first-team All-American
- First-team All-Pac-12
- Pac-12 All-Freshman team
- Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Defensive Team
- Naismith Prep Player of the Year
- Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year
- USA Today Player of the Year
- Mr. Basketball
- McDonald’s All-American
- Ballislife All-American
- Ballislife All-American Game MVP
- California Mr. Basketball
- Los Angeles Times Player of the Year
In 2017,on Facebook Watch, Lonzo Ball made is his first reality show appearance along with his family, which they called “Ball in the Family”.
Lonzo Ball was involved in some legal issues in 2019, regarding regarding him and the manager of Big Baller Brand, Gregory Alan Foster whom he accused of taking a whooping sum of $1.5 million of his own personal money. Lonzo sought to sue him for this act, and it was their desire to recover more than $2 million in damages.
Lonzo Ball Net worth
Lonzo Ball net worth is $12 million. Though he had been hampered by series of injuries, Lonzo Ball has managed to acquire a level of fame and wealth. Part of his wealth is gotten from the family business Big Baller Brand which deals with the sales of sport costumes.