LaMelo Ball is Back in High School! Drops 20 & 13 in SPIRE Debut! 🅱️🅱️🅱️ | SLAM Highlights

  • Published on Nov 11, 2018
  • It's official, LaMelo Ball is back playing high school basketball for SPIRE Institute (OH).
    In his season debut-a 96-86 scrimmage victory over The Hill (PA) School-LaMelo finished with 21 points, 13 assists and 5 rebounds.
    Senior guard Rocket Watts, finished with 38 points. Together, are they the best backcourt in the nation?
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Comments • 213

  • DuckBrosGaming
    DuckBrosGaming 9 months ago +128

    I stg if anyone says “ wHy iSNT HE sCoRiNG 40”.... he has good teammates now and a good coach and doesn’t take as many shots so don’t expect him to drop 40 he’s still number 1 in his class and lowkey I don’t even think he was trying this game😂

    • Liberty
      Liberty 9 months ago +1

      Melo is talented and he's in the top 10 of HS ballers for 2019.
      And yes, he did have this "I'm too cool for school" vibe in this game.

    • Manuel Toranzo
      Manuel Toranzo 9 months ago

      @Sharrieff Muhammad Where did I called you that? I'm confuse. The person that used that language wasn't me I was somebody else that is who I called immature. Like I said it wasn't me.

    • Manuel Toranzo
      Manuel Toranzo 9 months ago

      @Murell James Your replies shows the kind of person you are.

    • Manuel Toranzo
      Manuel Toranzo 9 months ago

      @Murell James Yes. I'm not a fan either but I didn't call you any names, but it was ok for you to call me that and that is what I called you immature.

    • Manuel Toranzo
      Manuel Toranzo 9 months ago

      Sharrieff Muhammad just look at the post above which I replied. If it wasnt you that is how RU-clip show it. I haven't called anybody other than BBB fanatics in any of my post because I don't use that language. I that wasnt that was it showed.

  • IZ Wild
    IZ Wild 8 months ago

    Lonzo is a way better athlete and defender

  • The Dippa Knows
    The Dippa Knows 9 months ago

    Bullshit! LaMayo is a fucking PRO! You can't go from THAT to THIS!

  • randomly chillin_
    randomly chillin_ 9 months ago

    I live in Ohio

  • LoneWolf Rider
    LoneWolf Rider 9 months ago

    Everyone dislike because they are too lazy to show the scoreboard! D I S L I K E now

  • Ethan Kjenstad
    Ethan Kjenstad 9 months ago

    Anyone know his shot % this game?

  • j gg
    j gg 9 months ago

    wheres dat romanian guy innit

  • imahustla50
    imahustla50 9 months ago

    Hey slam when are you guys going to put Lamelo Ball on the cover? he needs a solo cover ASAP!!!

  • Nate Watusay
    Nate Watusay 9 months ago

    Mane #swagwalkin to the nba

  • Big Daddy
    Big Daddy 9 months ago

    We’re rob

  • Damion Magee
    Damion Magee 9 months ago

    That whole squad tuff... Melo blended right in. This will be a team to follow for sure. Just wait til they get used to his fast, push da ball type pace. They wont know if Melo bout to pull up from half court or throw a lob. 🤣 🤛🏾✋🏾✌🏾

  • Alex Danny B
    Alex Danny B 9 months ago

    TRAVEL? 9:09

  • JahPoetix
    JahPoetix 9 months ago

    Definitely a dynamic duo. Hoping they have defensive drills in practice though. That's always a constraint to the next level of hoops. Offensively speaking, they may rival some great backcourts across the land. Time will tell.

  • Savage Saquad
    Savage Saquad 9 months ago

    Number 0 was spraying

  • EJ Monteagudo
    EJ Monteagudo 9 months ago

    Where is the 7 foot 7 kid

  • John Wall
    John Wall 9 months ago +1

    Lamelo is trash.If u watch the highlights has no defense aint,but he wanna play in the league lls stop it.

  • Robi Yonas
    Robi Yonas 9 months ago

    why oak hill scared tho

  • Adamlee_23
    Adamlee_23 9 months ago

    number 0 is cold; he knocked down like 7 threes

  • ATL Hip Hop
    ATL Hip Hop 9 months ago

    Ik Teams in Atlanta that play better

    • StreetDirty Entertainment
      StreetDirty Entertainment 9 months ago

      ATL Hip Hop who let get them together and make the world learn rocket watts spire way

  • K!ng BlackOut414
    K!ng BlackOut414 9 months ago

    Melo is going to the NBA

  • Account Name
    Account Name 9 months ago

    Playing in chino hills against Zion Williamson to playing with professionals in Europe to playing in the JBA to playing back into high school again. What a cycle!

  • Erik Johnson
    Erik Johnson 9 months ago +1

    He would get destroyed in high D1 competition. Lacks strength, turnover machine and simply can't guard anyone.

  • Troll Bot
    Troll Bot 9 months ago +1

    He looks lazy on the court lmao

  • JB
    JB 9 months ago

    Worst highlights

  • Terrell Martin
    Terrell Martin 9 months ago +2

    I hope going against highschool kids don't make him worse. He been pass them.

  • Doyoan
    Doyoan 9 months ago

    Lamelo is playing smart

  • Drippyrc
    Drippyrc 9 months ago

    Where is that tall white nigga who look like a stick ?

  • Dan
    Dan 9 months ago

    Out of how many shots?

  • Danny Gentry
    Danny Gentry 9 months ago +1

    Lamelo is a better shot taker than Lonzo for sure but something i see in all 3 is they like aggression. I dont think its because they cant, they just dont have that hunger because their dad gave them the things that normally come with the Nba. These kids had deals, fancy cars, a fan base, money just in HS. They all remind me of a young dirk... they love the game but the hunger is absent.

  • Drake Ovo
    Drake Ovo 9 months ago

    Fuck Cole Anthony the nigga a bum he scared thats why he beg oak to cancel the match melo gonna drop 50 thats why he scrared

  • oi m8
    oi m8 9 months ago

    opposing team mad fucken annoying simp ass niggas coonin and bafoonin

  • DC nation's capital
    DC nation's capital 9 months ago +1

    He doesn't play with passion lack of energy seems like he doesn't like basketball at times

  • A.Lane15 WWJD
    A.Lane15 WWJD 9 months ago

    Even if the JBA comes to a end, it has served its purpose getting Lamelo and Gelo towards where they need to be and improving their game.

  • A.Lane15 WWJD
    A.Lane15 WWJD 9 months ago

    Lamelo did this not too much removed from a flight. He’s gonna be a great player. Not including his range and the fact that he’s now shooting at a much closer 3pt line.

  • Ry Guy
    Ry Guy 9 months ago

    Refs wearing shorts? This must not have been an official game.

  • Yavex
    Yavex 9 months ago

    Please watch this instead of the Overtime video the camerawork and lighting is so much better.

  • Jonathan Fernandez
    Jonathan Fernandez 9 months ago

    That up and under at the beginning is classic Melo

  • Lost Thoughts
    Lost Thoughts 9 months ago

    This the high school duke lol

  • Lost Thoughts
    Lost Thoughts 9 months ago

    Slam out here with the pixel 3 camera lol

    HEΔRT GΔ†ES 9 months ago

    Rip JBA

  • jacob
    jacob 9 months ago +1

    Where’s Rocket Watts?

    • J Savvy
      J Savvy 9 months ago

      number 0 is him

  • waltdunn2
    waltdunn2 9 months ago


  • Young Among
    Young Among 9 months ago +2

    He could of easily went for 30+ in this game but got called a ball hog so he shared the rock he's lowkey the best prospect coming out of this year ❗💯

  • Michael
    Michael 9 months ago +1

    How tall is he really?? I looked it up and I’ve see everything from 6’3 to 6’8..

  • King Seasick
    King Seasick 9 months ago

    Melo looking like Jason Tatum

  • Walter Davis
    Walter Davis 9 months ago +8

    Damn he dont hustle and he dont play defense!!!!

      JOEL REED 9 months ago

      Walter Davis have you ever got of a 14 hour flight?? you legitimately sound stupid...

    • Big Dicholas
      Big Dicholas 9 months ago

      @Walter Davis I suppose when you're young you don't feel fatigue from exercise and travel? That's not how it works, ancient one. Having to play a game and then probably not sleep on the flight back to then immediately go to another game will tire anybody out. Stop hating people younger than you because you never did anything in life.

    • Walter Davis
      Walter Davis 9 months ago +1

      @Big Dicholas man stop making excuses ok. Dont hype shit up then come with excuse. He to damn young to ne tired ok.

    • Big Dicholas
      Big Dicholas 9 months ago

      He had just got off of a game and a 14 hour flight to get to the game. His coach wanted him to score for them and not worry about defense so much.

  • Johnathan’s Life
    Johnathan’s Life 9 months ago

    Is it a preseason game?

  • Kcon Vlogs
    Kcon Vlogs 9 months ago

    Where’s the Rob Bob at

  • Malachi Barrett
    Malachi Barrett 9 months ago

    Where is this school

  • Miles Davis
    Miles Davis 9 months ago

    Levar send him to CAL he would be ok and still will be in Cali

  • djmiamamma
    djmiamamma 9 months ago

    he aint that good

    • G West
      G West 9 months ago

      @Bro Beans lol you mad? I told you nothing would happen. But you wanted to act all high and mighty. Reality cock slapped you right in the face.

    • Bro Beans
      Bro Beans 9 months ago

      G West it got served after I busted a nut on your moms face

    • G West
      G West 9 months ago

      @Bro Beans still waiting on justice to be served? lol

    • Hopper830
      Hopper830 9 months ago

      "Justice will be served" lmao idiot

    • G West
      G West 9 months ago

      Thousands of comments with insults and profanity get posted on youtube every day. So yeah good luck with wasting your time.

  • Bane Braxton
    Bane Braxton 9 months ago

    6:38 y’all see da way he twisted his ankle right

    CB MIXTAPES 9 months ago +5

    This is insane, how slam like ALL the comments

    • Javon
      Javon 9 months ago +1

      he ... didn't .. like .. urs

  • Damian vlawgs
    Damian vlawgs 9 months ago +1

    Everyone got different stats for him w t f

  • 1stRedShirt
    1stRedShirt 9 months ago +14

    This is the best video from the game posted so far. All the others look like they were recorded on a potato

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +2

      😂 appreciate that

  • Ryan Stanfield
    Ryan Stanfield 9 months ago +8

    bro those uniforms😖😷

    • MEECH !!
      MEECH !! 9 months ago

      Them bitches solid as shit, be quiet

    • Chiraq Shawty4
      Chiraq Shawty4 9 months ago +3

      Mf it ain’t no fashion show they playing ball who cares how the uniforms look y’all complain about everything on the internet damn shut yo bitch ass up and enjoy the video fag ass goofy

    • Ryan Stanfield
      Ryan Stanfield 9 months ago +1

      SLAM in my humble opinion and again just a opinion yeah i think their bad

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago


  • Basketball God
    Basketball God 9 months ago +8

    Yo Melo play that first game just like LeBron played his first games when Playoff starts definitely was a feel out game LOL

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      For sure. Makes sense tho gotta build the chemistry

  • Here Here
    Here Here 9 months ago +4

    I wish he would try on the D side of the ball .. put his damn hands up at least .. his length would shut down a lot of lanes

    • LaVar Ball
      LaVar Ball 9 months ago +1

      @SLAM pause

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago

      Dude got longgg this past year

  • Damien H
    Damien H 9 months ago

    that darkskin nigga was splashing bruh😭

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago

      Who rocket watts?

  • Martin
    Martin 9 months ago +11

    Not even trying light work

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +2

      Looks so easy for him

  • You A Fool Boa
    You A Fool Boa 9 months ago +10

    So Uh Where’s Tht Tall Dude

    • KingJo
      KingJo 9 months ago

      In the weigh room💪

    • Richard Wolfe
      Richard Wolfe 9 months ago +2

      SLAM I saw a comment on another video that the tall guy is on the b team.

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      Idk I was wondering the same thing 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • deangeloross
    deangeloross 9 months ago +13

    Glad to see my ex high school teammate and University of Detroit great Jermaine Jackson doing his thing in the sideline those kids are gonna get alot of basketball and life skills if they listen to him

  • Sheff M
    Sheff M 9 months ago +4

    Yeah no one touching that Brewster squad

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      They are LOADED

  • Shadow Viper Inc
    Shadow Viper Inc 9 months ago +78

    melo looked like he was just getting used to the team, passing a lot to make sure the team accepts him..once he takes control as the leader, he will put up 30 and 10 every game.

    • Henry Mader
      Henry Mader 9 months ago

      couldn't agree more. melo didn't look as melo as he did on chino hills playing with his brothers and what not. still needs time to acclimate.....

    • Youngnationsquad
      Youngnationsquad 9 months ago

      Lol facts that’s the smart way to do it, you don’t just come on a team & start taking mad shots. You have to ease your way in.

    • Dan holland
      Dan holland 9 months ago

      My question is will people play him because a lot are already saying we don’t want to play spire

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +5

      That’s probably what he was doing. I’m sure him, Rocket, and Isaiah Jackson will get chemistry and be a great 3

  • Richard Hill
    Richard Hill 9 months ago +14

    STOP: Let's first THANK SLAM FOR this video. Unlike the mainstream media, who only want to post negative information. Remember, they all thought that Melo going overseas was a mistake, that he was playing UN ORGANIZED BASKETBALL and that he needed to be back in HS.
    Well, Melo is NOW playing ORGANIZED BB and is back in school. The media doesn't want to have to admit that Melo has IMPROVED by going overseas and being in JBA USA, ergo their deafening silence.

    • MrSugardove
      MrSugardove 9 months ago +1

      you absolutely right.... say again for the clowns in the back that that didn't hear bro

    • Richard Hill
      Richard Hill 9 months ago +1

      Thanks but more people, especially blacks need to stop drinking all the MAKOR MEDIA KOOL AID. You guys are doing the public a HUGE FAVOR, PLEASE CONTINUE!@SLAM

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      Appreciate that

  • Heights
    Heights 9 months ago +20

    His offense is nice but if he walks back on defense on the college or professional level he’s just gonna buy himself a seat to the bench

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +4

      😂😂😂 He’s done that forever. But you’re right they’ll be like have a seat lol

    • Heights
      Heights 9 months ago +4

      KlayVon Boumjie Boumjie there’s a big difference when you’re a young guy in the league, you should be able to compete on both sides of the floor no problem, brons in his 16th season, there’s no way you can’t tell me that doesn’t wear your body down

    • KlayVon Boumjie Boumjie
      KlayVon Boumjie Boumjie 9 months ago +4

      Heights yea bc Lebron don’t walk around the court

  • Darion Anderson
    Darion Anderson 9 months ago +1

    They need to play oak hill or brewster

    • KC
      KC 9 months ago +4

      @1stRedShirt Oak Hill Scareddd of lil' ol'

    • 1stRedShirt
      1stRedShirt 9 months ago

      @Progressionmusic1 because Melo is an ex-professional

    • Progressionmusic1
      Progressionmusic1 9 months ago

      SLAM Anyone’s knows why?

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      Too bad the Oak Hill game got cancelled

    • Jon Butler
      Jon Butler 9 months ago +1

      @Progressionmusic1 nah oak hill backed out of the game

  • Michael Santonastasio
    Michael Santonastasio 9 months ago +1

    Probably 20 pts on 1000 shots

  • Ambrosia 10
    Ambrosia 10 9 months ago +7

    Glad to see Rocket Watts doing his thing... Great talent.

    • Ambrosia 10
      Ambrosia 10 9 months ago

      @SLAM I coached against him in Detroit, he was a nightmare slam. He may be the most underrated in the country.

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      Kid’s a bucket

  • Edgar Campos
    Edgar Campos 9 months ago

    fuck melon did y’all see number 0 he was going off

    • Edgar Campos
      Edgar Campos 9 months ago

      hell yeah my nigga head look like melon 🍈

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago

      Melon lol

  • ZayGoat 23
    ZayGoat 23 9 months ago +6

    That rocket dude tuff

    • ZayGoat 23
      ZayGoat 23 9 months ago

      SLAM yo y’all replied can y’all check out my new basketball seris trailer

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago

      Yeah dropping 38 is no joke

    • Alyssa McKee
      Alyssa McKee 9 months ago

      ZayGoat 23 he is ranked 27 in the country

    KRAZe4KiCKS 9 months ago +4

    Where was rob bob

    • Miami Papi
      Miami Papi 9 months ago

      KRAZe4KiCKS he plays for the 2nd team

    • KRAZe4KiCKS
      KRAZe4KiCKS 9 months ago

      SLAM Robert bobrovski. I probably didn't spell his name right, but he's the 7'7" dude who I thought went to spire with lamelo

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago


  • Laura Bos
    Laura Bos 9 months ago +62

    Lot better quality than the OT vid. Thank you! No hate for OT tho

  • Floco 803
    Floco 803 9 months ago +3

    LeMelo!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Vino Chamberlain
    Vino Chamberlain 9 months ago +12

    The best Duo in hs basketball watch Melo and rocket gone show out 🔥💯💯

    • Ah
      Ah 9 months ago +1

      Vino Chamberlain Aye you may be right. Time will tell

    • Vino Chamberlain
      Vino Chamberlain 9 months ago

      @Ah them boys is cold 💯 but to me Melo And rocket are pure scorers watch what they do this season this rocket second 30 point game

    • Ah
      Ah 9 months ago +1

      Vino Chamberlain You think they’re better than Scottie and Antoine?

    • Vino Chamberlain
      Vino Chamberlain 9 months ago

      @SLAM The coldest 😰😰⛷️⛷️

    • SLAM
      SLAM  9 months ago +1

      That’s a mean duo