LaMelo Ball dedicates 92-point performance to hospitalized classmate

The Dagger
15-year-old Lamelo Ball scored an astounding 92 points in a 147-123 victory against Los Osos.
15-year-old Lamelo Ball scored an astounding 92 points in a 147-123 victory against Los Osos.

Shortly after LaMelo Ball, younger brother of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, dropped 92 points for Chino High School on Tuesday, he tweeted, “92 points #love4lexi.”

 

Scroll to continue with content
Ad


The tweet was acknowledging Ball’s classmate Alexis Anderson, who was hospitalized on Friday. According to the GoFundMe account created for Anderson, she was found on Friday morning without a pulse and not breathing. She was then transported to the ER with a weak heartbeat.

“We’re just asking for prayer,” Lexi’s father Todd Anderson said in a Facebook post. “We believe it is God’s divine intervention that we found her when we did.”

As of Thursday afternoon, the GoFundMe account has raised over $40,000 of its $100,000 goal. More than half of the 407 total donations were made after Ball’s 92-point performance. One $92 donation was made.

According to Todd’s Twitter account, Lexi needs a heart transplant.

Today, Todd Tweeted that Lexi went into six-hour heart operation.

 


What to Read Next