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LiAngelo Ball scores 21 in first pro game in Lithuania

Brother LaMelo Ball scored 10 points and had a nifty behind the back pass that will end up in a highlight reel. The game was shown live on Facebook.


Kahron Spearman


LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball made their debuts for BC Vytautus, with a 90-80 win over BC Zalgaris on Tuesday.

LiAngelo scored 21 points with five rebounds. LaMelo scored 10 points and had a nifty behind the back pass that will end up in a highlight reel.

LaMelo and LiAngelo are listed to play as professionals in Lithuania; however, their first game was an exhibition as part of, get this, the Big Baller Brand Challenge.

91k watching hoops in Lithuania, Lavar Ball is a certifiable genius. Or just certifiable. Either way, I give him props for his marketing skills.

Robert Flores
@roflo, MLB Network

Zalgiris' own teenaged phenom, the 17-year-old Rokas Jokubaitas scored 31 points with six rebounds to lead his team.

According to TMZ Sports, there will be a four more exhibition contests, as part of the Big Baller Challenge Games. All of the games will be shown live on Facebook.

Hoodie Melo is out here in Lithuania (via @overtime)

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