The Big Baller Brand is expecting a new edition! TMZ was the first to report that Lakers point guard is expecting his first child with longtime girlfriend, Denise Garcia.
The news broke late Wednesday afternoon that Ball and Garcia were expecting and that Garcia is four months pregnant, but the gender of the baby is unknown.
Ball, who is an NBA rookie this year, is averaging 10.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, Ball, 20, is averaging 10.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 7.1 assists in 36 games this season. He suffered a disappointing knee injury that has him sidelined, with no date of return as of yet.
Ball and his girlfriend, Denise Garcia, are Chino Hills High School sweethearts. She has made several appearances on the family's Facebook Reality TV show, Ball in the Family. They have shared a few highs and lows of their relationship on the series. She has documented their lengthy relationship via Instagram where she has shared the couple's high school prom and vacations.
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Much like Ball, Garcia was also a star athlete. While Lonzo was balling, Garcia was a star midfielder for Chino Hills High’s girl’s soccer team. Her career continued into the NCAA also as she joined the soccer team for the University of California, even returning after graduation to assist the team.
She has since, ditched her soccer cleats and joined the Big Baller Brand working for the family patriarch Lavar Ball, overseeing the women's line.and Garcia is also part of the women's line of the family's Big Baller Brand.
The family is relieved by the good news after battling the press over LiAngelo Ball's arrest. The 19-year-old was suspended indefinitely from UCLA after shoplifting Louis Vuitton items in China. He has since signed a contract, along with the youngest Ball brother LeMelo Ball to play professionally in Lithuania.
Apparently, the new mommy is trying to adjust to all the responses to the baby news, after tweeting how overwhelmed she was. The entire journey of the new edition will be documented on the family's 13 episode reality series. Could we see a baby line for Big Baller Brand coming in the near future? If papa Lavar has anything to do with it, we can bet on it.