LiAngelo Ball decides to enter National Basketball Association draft

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Lonzo is averaging just over 10 points, seven assists and seven rebounds a game for the Lakers. LaMelo, the youngest of the Ball brothers, has played alongside LiAngelo with Vytautas Prienu since the two made their debut for the club in January. Whether or not National Basketball Association teams believe he can be a professional at the National Basketball Association level remains to be seen. 247Sports ranked LiAngelo as a 3-star recruit coming out of Chino Hills high school, and he was ranked as the 226th overall player and 50th ranked shooting guard in the 2017 class.

There are a lot of moving parts but it seems as if LiAngelo is trying to mature from the UCLA shoplifting scandal in China. His father pulled him from UCLA due to his disagreement over the length of the suspension he would of have been receiving for the incident. Upon his return to the United States, he was suspended indefinitely by UCLA and left the program without having played a game. It's worth noting that this was another "Big Baller Brand Challenge" game, meaning Ball and his Prienu Vytautas teammates were going up against Guangdong's youth team instead of their professional squad, but 72 points is still 72 points. His stock might have improved overseas, though, as he's averaged a league-leading 15.7 points while hitting 45 percent of his shots from 3-point range in nine first-division Lithuanian league games for Vytautas. He also got 11 rebounds. That won't stop a G League team from picking him up, though; there's still hope for him.

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LiAngelo is expected to work out for several National Basketball Association teams once he returns to the United States.