Lonzo Ball Biography
An American professional basketball player, Lonzo Ball is currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
Lonzo is currently dating girlfriend, Denise Garcia and the couple is expecting baby together. To know more about Lonzo’s personal life, early life, career, girlfrined, boyfriend, married life, wife, affairs, divorce, net worth, salary, children, and much more, stick with us.
Lonzo Ball Early life, Education and Early Career
Lonzo also well-known as Lonzo Anderson Ball, was born on 27th October 1997 in Los Angeles, California. He was born to a father, Lavar, and mother, Tina Ball. His parents both were former college basketball player and his father had also played American football for the London Monarchs in the World League of American Football.
Lonzo grew up with his younger brother, LiAngelo and LaMelo and was interested in basketball at the age of two. During his senior year in Chino Hills High School, he scored 35-0 and his team Huskies was ranked the consensus No.1 team in the nation. Moreover, he also received the USA Today Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Mr. Basketball USA, etc.
Lonzo Ball Career, Basketball Profession
Lonzo started playing basketball at the age of two and was an amazing player during his high school days. He played one season with the UCLA Bruins which earned him first-team All-American honors and afterward he was selected for the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.
Ball started his professional basketball career on 22nd June 2017 with the Los Angeles Lakers and has signed a four-year rookie scale contract with the Lakers. He is listed among those NBA players like Ben Simmons, Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, etc. who has recorded multiple triple-doubles within the first 20 games of their NBA careers.
Lonzo has amazing basketball skills and technique. He has an unorthodox jump shot and moves the ball from his left hip to the left of his forehead. He prefers to shoot jumpers while moving towards his left and rotates his right elbow in toward his chest until it reached 45-degree angle before he shoots the ball.
Lonzo Ball Awards and Achievement
Lonzo outstanding performance has earned him wide recognition and fame. His amazing basketball skills have won him several awards and fame from his high school days. During high school days, he was awarded by
- Naismith Prep Player of the Year in 2016
- Morga Wootten National Player of the Year in 2016
- USA Today Player of the Year in 2016
- Basketball USA in 2016
- Los Angeles Times Player of the year in 2016
- Ballislife All-American in 2016
During his College days, he also won
- Associated Press first-team All-American in 2017
- NABC first-team All American in 2017
- Wayman Tisdale Award in 2017
- Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Defensive Team
- First-team All-Pac-12 in 2017
- USBWA first-team All-American in 2017
Recently, during his NBA career, he has earned Rising Stars Challenge in 2018.
Lonzo Ball Personal life, Girlfriend, Children, and Relationship
Lonzo Ball is currently dating girlfriend, Denise Garcia, former professional soccer player for Seattle University and the University of California. The couple met each other in high school and it’s been more than three years since they started dating each other.
Denise is currently pregnant and the duo is expecting their first child at the end of 2018. They announced that the pregnancy is going well and their little angel is also healthy. Besides his girlfriend Denise, Lonzo is closer with his brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo and both of them are playing basketball as well for the UCLA.
Lonzo Ball Net Worth and Endorsement
Lonzo outstanding basketball skills earns his wide recognition and wealth. He played for several teams and won several matches and tournaments through which he obtains a huge sum of money. He is also the 172nd best-paid NBA player in 2017 and his salary from Los Angeles Lakers in 2017-18 is $6,286,560.
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Lonzo has a four-year contract and had made $4.5 million in his first year and $200,000 in his second year. He also earns a tremendous amount of money from several endorsements and brands. He has signed with three major companies such as Nike, Adidas, or Under Armour.
Additionally, Lonzo Ball also earns a decent amount of money from his brand shoe Z02S. He owns $5.2 million Mansion in California and is an avid car collector. His car collection includes Black RR dawn, Black Cadillac Escalade, Green Mercedes G Wagon, Rolls Royce, and Porsche Panamera.
Allocating information from several sources, it is found out that his current net worth as per 2018 is around $ 14 million.