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LaMelo Ball
LAMELO
BALL
Charlotte Hornets#2 Point Guard
HT/WT6' 7", 180 lbs
DOB
COLLEGE  N/A
HIGH SCHOOL  Chino Hills in Chino Hills California
DRAFT2020: Rd 1, Pk 3 (CHA)
STATUSActive
2023-2024 SEASON STATS
PTS
23.9
20.0
RBS
5.1
6.2
AST
8.0
7.4
PER
20.8
18.9
CAREER
current Contract

YearAgeBase SalaryCap HitDead Cap

2024-25

Charlotte Hornets

23

$35,250,000
$35.2M
$35,250,000
$35.2M
$35,250,000
$35.2M

2025-26

Charlotte Hornets

24

$38,070,000
$38.0M
$38,070,000
$38.0M
$38,070,000
$38.0M

2026-27

Charlotte Hornets

25

$40,890,000
$40.8M
$40,890,000
$40.8M
$40,890,000
$40.8M

2027-28

Charlotte Hornets

26

$43,710,000
$43.7M
$43,710,000
$43.7M
$43,710,000
$43.7M

2028-29

Charlotte Hornets

27

$46,530,000
$46.5M
$46,530,000
$46.5M
$46,530,000
$46.5M
  • Language exists for 30% cap
  • 15% Trade Bonus
Contract

$204.4M, 5 yrs

Signed Using
Bird
Average
$40.8M
Free Agency
2029/UFA
Transactions

  • Will miss the remainder of the 2023-24 with Charlotte (CHA) due to season-ending ankle injury

    March 28, 2024

  • Fined $2,000 for flopping during CHA-DET game. The deal includes Rose Rule language with would make the contract worth 30% of cap.

    January 24, 2024

  • Fined $2,000 for flopping during CHA-DET game

    January 24, 2024

  • Signed a 5 year $204.45 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Charlotte (CHA). The deal includes Rose Rule language with would make the contract worth 30% of cap.

    July 06, 2023

  • Signed a 5 year $205.9 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Charlotte (CHA). The deal includes Rose Rule language with would make the contract worth 30% of cap.

    July 06, 2023

  • Signed a 5 year $205.9 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Charlotte (CHA)

    July 06, 2023

  • Agreed to a 5 year $205.9 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Charlotte (CHA). The deal includes Rose Rule language with would make the contract worth 30% of cap.

    July 01, 2023

  • Agreed to a 5 year $205.9 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Charlotte (CHA). The deal includes Rose Rule language (30% of cap).

    July 01, 2023

  • Will miss the remainder of the 2022-23 season with Charlotte (CHA) due to season-ending ankle injury

    March 01, 2023

  • Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHA-CHI game

    February 02, 2023

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-IND game

    January 08, 2023

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-CHA game

    January 04, 2023

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-CHA game

    January 02, 2023

  • Charlotte (CHA) exercised $10.9 million option for 2023-24

    October 27, 2022

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game

    January 25, 2022

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHA game

    January 23, 2022

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game

    November 29, 2021

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CHA game

    November 14, 2021

  • Charlotte (CHA) exercised $8.62 million option for 2022-23

    October 29, 2021

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-CHA game

    May 11, 2021

  • Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-GSW game

    February 26, 2021

  • Signed a 4 year $35.60 million rookie scale contract with Charlotte (CHA)

    November 30, 2020

  • Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#3 overall)

    November 18, 2020

  • Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#3overall)

    November 18, 2020