Who is LaMelo Ball's new girlfriend in 2021? Fans curious about NBA star

Jane Corscadden April 8, 2021
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Who is LaMelo Ball’s girlfriend in 2021? The rising basketball star has just been ranked as the number three player under 25 on ESPN’s Best 25 Under 25 list.

Naturally, people are interested in finding out more about his life, including who he’s dating.

Who is LaMelo Ball?

LaMelo Ball is a basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets. He was picked to join the team in their 2020 NBA draft.

Ball was born in Anaheim, California in August 2001 – making him just 19 years old.

LaMelo was trained to play basketball by his dad, LaVar, as soon as he could walk. His brothers, LiAngelo and Lonzo, are both basketball players too.

Ball began playing basketball as a freshman at Chino Hills High School.

His teammates included his two older brothers and his cousin, Andre Ball.

In 2017, his professional career began with a signing to Prienai of the Lithuanian Basketball League. Ball was the youngest American to sign a professional basketball contract.

After this, Ball had stints at the Los Angeles Ballers and Illawarra Hawks before taking up his current role at the Charlotte Hornets.

Who is LaMelo Ball currently dating?

So, who is LaMelo Ball dating in 2021?

Reports from February say that LaMelo is linked to Instagram model Ashlyn Castro.

An article from Awesemo states that Ashlyn Castro confirmed the two are friends at the very least – with many suggesting that the pair are dating.

After confirming their friendship in a message, Castro shared an image to her Instagram story. It said: “Y’all do too much explaining. Let whoever think whatever and keep it moving.”

However, LaMelo and Ashlyn Castro haven’t confirmed whether they’re dating or not and haven’t posted anything about each other on social media.

So it’s hard to say for sure who LaMelo Ball’s current girlfriend is.