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Pistons pick LiAngelo joins NBA roaster as the 3rd Ball sibling

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The wish to see all of his three boys together in the NBA is finally coming true for LaVar Ball, as three all of the Ball siblings have now been added to the NBA roster with the signing of LiAngelo to the Detroit Pistons.

LiAngelo joins Lonzo and LaMelo in the NBA

LiAngelo [left], Lonzo [middle] and LaMelo [right] all three Ball brothers are now in the NBA. (Image Courtesy: AP/Getty)
The eldest sibling Lonzo, who is a 2017 2nd overall draft pick is set to initiate his second season with the New Orleans Pelicans, while LaMelo, the youngest of all three has joined Charlotte Hornets in November this year as a 3rd overall pick.

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Now the middle brother LiAngelo, who won the 2018 JBA championship with the Los Angeles Ballers has finally arrived at the big scene after spending one season with the Oklahoma City Blue in the G League.

Pistons pick LiAngelo joins NBA roaster as the 3rd Ball sibling - THE SPORTS ROOM
A Proud Father: LaVar Ball’s dream to see all three of his boys in the NBA comes true. (Image Courtesy: USA TODAY/Getty)

Now, the shooting guard has joined the Pistons on a one year Exhibit 10 deal, which will see LiAngelo get invited to the training camp, as well as a $50,000 bonus to play for Grand Rapids Drive, the G League affiliate of Pistons.

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Plus it’s obvious, seeing all of his three sons makes the father proud as LaVar took to Twitter to share his reaction as fans poured congratulatory messages.

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Till date, LiAngelo has been seen in 65 basketball matches where he averaged 30 points per game. The 22-year-old went undrafted in the 2018 draft before ending up with the OKC Blue as a practice player the next year, although making 0 appearances for them.

However, now hopeful to kickstart a fruitful professional NBA career, LiAngelo and his younger brother LaMelo are slated to make their debut in the 2020-21 season, which is scheduled to kick off from 22nd December.

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Saikat Banerjee
Saikat Banerjee
A wordsmith who indulges in the world of combat sports, Saikat is an MMA, boxing, and arm wrestling content writer at The MMA India Show and The Sports Room. Apart from combat sports, he also engages in Indian sports content at The Sports India Show. Currently pursuing an MBA from Jadavpur University, Saikat's other interests lie in motorcycling, working out, and travelling.
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