The Ball family had a big Lithuanian debut, throwing down dunks and generally making it seem like the grand experiment that is overseas basketball for the Big Baller Brand clan will be a huge success.
But the second game LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball played for BC Vytautas was a Lithuanian Pro League game, and the competition was clearly more intense. Neither Ball brother scored for Vytautas on Satuday against a much bigger Lietkabeli squad. LiAngelo played nine minutes on Saturday, while LaMelo played just five in a 95-86 loss.
Overtime has highlights from their second game, which was clearly a disappointment for the Balls. The fanfare was certainly there, though. Here’s an opponent taking a picture of LaMelo on the court before the game started.