LaMelo Ball to play in NBL20

From nbl.com.au : Global teenage sensation LaMelo Ball has become the latest highly rated NBA prospect to join the Hungry Jack’s NBL, signing for the Illawarra Hawks as part of the NBL Next Stars program. A five star recruit, LaMelo Ball is the younger brother of New Orleans Pelicans star Lonzo Ball and is currently ranked number 21 in the 2019 ESPN 1000 and considered a first round selection in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 17 year-old will join top five NBA Draft prospect RJ Hampton as part of the…

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Lonzo Ball reveals second BBB shoe

Big Baller Brand is unveiling the next sneaker in the ZO2 collection. Named the “ZO2.19”, it will worn by Lonzo Ball during his upcoming second NBA campaign. There are three initial colorways of the ZO2.19. The “New White” and ”Lilac” colorways feature a  reinforced spacer mesh base with overlays of suede and then leather.  The multi-colored “Madagascar” substitutes more leather in place of the suede overlays. According to the brand the mesh aims to be “strong enough to never blow out.” Present on the upper is a forefoot strap composed…

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Jordan Crawford in negotiations to join Big Baller Brand

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jordan Crawford was amongst the first to publicly show he was down with the Big Baller Brand, going as far as posting his order summary when he purchased a pair of ZO2: Prime sneakers back in May. https://twitter.com/jcraw55/status/862405724881682432/photo/1 Crawford has been wearing BBB gear already this season and now according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania, he and his agent are in negotiations to wearing them in a official capacity. The contract not be what would be termed a “normal endorsement deal”; it would place him under…

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LiAngelo Ball enters the NBA Draft

LiAngelo Ball has declared for the 2018 NBA draft. The 19-year-old formally submitted paperwork to enter the upcoming draft. Ball is expected to workout for several NBA teams and will take part in the Pro Basketball Combine at IMG where team executives will be in attendance. Ball played for the Lithuanian team Vytautas Prienu this past season along with younger brother LaMelo. LiAngelo is currently averaging a league-high 15.7 PFG. He also averaged 2.9 rebounds per game and connected on 45 percent of his three-point shots.

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Big Baller Brand unveils Lonzo Ball ZO2 sneaker

It was reported last week that the major sneaker brands expressed no interest in the deal LaVar Ball pitched to them in that they would have to license his Big Baller Brand.  “We said from the beginning, we aren’t looking for an endorsement deal, Mr. Ball said. ‘We’re looking for co-branding, a true partner. But they’re not ready for that because they’re not used to that model. But het, the taxi industry wasn’t ready for Uber either.” The Sports World is Forever Changed. Introducing Lonzo's 1st Signature Shoe: The ZO2…

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