Has appeared in 99 games (95 starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers. Holds career averages of 10.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 32.4 minutes. Ball made All-Rookie Second Team in 2018. Has scored in double-figures 48 times, assisted in double-figures 20 times, and rebounded in double-digits 11 times, totaling 14 double-doubles and three triple-doubles.
University of California, Los Angeles, 2016-17: Consensus First-Team All-American. NABC D-I All-America First Team and Freshman of the Year selection. USBWA District IX Player of the Year and All-District IX honors. Named a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy and Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Pac-12 Co-Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, in addition to an All-Pac-12 First Team selection. Started all 36 games as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and an NCAA-leading 7.6 assists per game. Ranked first in the Pac-12 in assists (7.6), third in steals (1.8), fifth in field goal percentage (.551) and sixth in minutes (35.1). Scored in double figures in 31 of 36 games. Recorded nine double-doubles. Registered at least 10 assists in seven games and grabbed at least 10 rebounds in four contests. Scored a season-high 24 points 1/21 against Arizona. Set the UCLA single-game freshman assists record, dishing 14 assists 3/4 against Washington State. Set UCLA’s single-season assists record (274), the second-highest single-season total in Pac-12 history and a freshman record. Became the first player in the Pac-12 to average at least 14 points, six rebounds and seven assists per game since Jason Kidd in 1992-93.
Personal: Son of LaVar and Tina Ball. Has two younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo. Has one daughter, Zoey Ball. Lists rapping as his off-the-court talent. Passionate about giving back to his roots, and he is an avid volunteer in the Chino Hills community.