LaMelo Ball, at just the age of 17 years, is already having a great future in the field of basketball. The younger brother of NBA star Lonzo Ball is already showing the family talent with the basketball in the courts. It looks like LaMelo Ball is fully confident that he will have a great career ahead and hopes to be the No. 1 overall pick up for 2020 NBA drafts.
As of right now, the young star will start with the Australian NBL and then gradually move to the US NBA. Here are the future plans of LaMelo Ball and what is father and coach has to say on his future.
Playing for Australia NBL
LaMelo Ball has been currently signed by the Australian NBL team Illawarra Hawks for the 2019-20 season. As per the reports, LaMelo will receive a 6-figure contract salary just for playing a single season. The other perks include an apartment, car, traveling, and training. LaMelo thinks that NBL is the perfect way to reach the NBA and get a top spot for the next year trade deals.
I just think that currently, it is the best route for me. I’m trying hard and training enough to be the No. 1 overall pick up for the 2020 draft. So, I have heard that NBL got great strength and conditioning over there. It will be good at off the court gotta be good. Even the pros for on the court looks amazing. It will be best for me and my career.
Father Lavar Ball is Confident
Lavar Ball, the father, and American media tycoon has full faith in his son. It seems that it was Lavar who is managing his son Melo’s career and have a great hand in shaping him up to be a future superstar.
It was obvious once when Lavar saw his son playing as a point guard for Chino Hills High School. Lavar says that LaMelo will be the NBA 2020 No. 1 pick because he is terrific in the field. Even the head coach Jermaine Jackson has faith in LaMelo and thinks he would be picked at the top spot Cleveland Cavaliers in the coming NBA 2020 season.