LaMelo Ball wants to play for a ‘top college program'

LaMelo Ball’s Ohio billboard. More

LaMelo Ball’s Ohio billboard. More

Video: LaMelo Ball high school highlights Watch all of Ball's top plays and shots while at Chino Hills High School. Ball said Friday he is still hoping to join a top collegiate program when he finishes high school.

"We got the guy who can make the blind see and the crippled walk in LaMelo Ball", said SPIRE head coach Jermaine Jackson. But Spire's associate academy director Justin Brantley told ESPN's Jeff Borzello that Ball preserved his eligibility because he was not compensated and never received payment for playing in Lithuania or in the JBA. But LiAngelo left the program after being indefinitely suspended following a shoplifting incident on a team trip to China previous year, so it's probably time for the Ball family to find a new school to thrust their spotlight on. His hoops career brought him to a professional league in Lithuania and his father's Junior Basketball Association stateside, but this winter, Ball will play high school hoops at SPIRE Institute in Ohio.

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Eligibility aside, there is the whole traveling party that comes with a Ball brother being on the team.

Ball assumed his normal role of facilitator and three-point shooter, finishing 7-of-16 from the field, 2-of-9 from three-point territory and 4-of-9 at the line for 20 points to go with 13 assists and five rebounds. Or, it could include private workouts for the 2020 NBA Draft. The highly regarded class of 2019 point guard made plenty of national headlines this week after announcing his return to high school basketball.

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