GENEVA, Ohio — LaMelo Ball will enroll at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio to play for head coach Jermaine Jackson. The 17-year-old Ball will be able to suit this winter, where he is expected to make his debut on November 13 against national powerhouse La Lumiere in Indiana.
Spire Institute is a prep school, which makes LaMelo eligible to play against other top prep schools. He confirmed the news via social media.
I’ve decided to return to highschool and complete my senior year. I thank my dad for the JBA Experience and playing overseas. I’ve been accepted to attend Spire Prep Academy in Geneva, Ohio where i look forward to earning my highschool diploma and winning with my new team! pic.twitter.com/FQzta0PiNE
— Melo (@MELOD1P) 6 november 2018
My youngest son Melo has decided to complete his Senior year of highshool at Spire Prep Academy in Geneva Ohio. He will earn his highschool diploma, and help lead his new team to W’s!
The Greatest Show in Highschool Hoops is Back! #classof2019 #MB1 #BBB pic.twitter.com/Ryhg37WPCr
— Lavar Ball (@Lavarbigballer) 6 november 2018
LaMelo will be eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft. LiAngelo Ball will enter the NBA G League player pool in hopes of signing with a G League team.
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