LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets guard
LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaMelo Ball is a professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets. He was selected in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft after playing previously in the Lithuanian Basketball League, the Junior Basketball Association and the Australian-based National Basketball League.

In his debut NBA season, LaMelo was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and won Rookie of the Year honors. LaMelo’s brother, Lonzo Ball, also plays in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls.

  • Current team: Charlotte Hornets
  • Position: Point Guard
  • Drafted: 2020 by Charlotte Hornets
  • Shooting hand: Right
  • Birthday: August 22, 2001
  • Hometown: Anaheim, California
  • Height: 6’6”
  • High school: Chino Hills and SPIRE Academy
  • Net worth: $10 million

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