“I Love Youu Baby”: Birthday Boy LaMelo Ball Pens a Heartfelt Note to 12 Years Older Model Girlfriend on the Special Day

Published 08/22/2023, 4:21 PM EDT

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LaMelo Ball is one of the best Point Guards in the league. His limitless range, incredible finishing, and top-notch passing make him a great player. As a result, at just 20, he was named an All-Star. Despite combating injuries, he has put up numbers that are not commonplace even in the current NBA. The Guard is now celebrating his 22nd birthday, getting showered with wishes.

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One wish stands out because of the intimacy reasons.

LaMelo Ball gushes for his girlfriend

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August 22nd is the date when Ball celebrates his birthday. Anthony Edwards and his Hornets teammate Miles Bridges also wished him on the day. He received many wishes on the day, but her girlfriend’s message truly stands out.

The Guard has been dating Instagram model Ana Montana. On his birthday, the model posted a birthday wish to Melo on her Instagram.

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She captioned it, ”Happy birthday my love I’m so thankful & proud of you, blessed to be on this journey with you”.

 

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She posted three photos. In the first photo, she has her right hand on Ball’s upper thigh. Montana is wearing fancy sunglasses while Melo is throwing a sign, also wearing fancy sunglasses.

In the next photo, he has his dog, who appears to be a pit bull. In the last photo, Montana has her hand on his shoulder. She also made an IG story on this post and wrote,”HAPPPPYYYY BIRTHDAY BABY @MELO”. 

The Charlotte Hornets Guard reposted this story on his IG and wrote “i love youu baby good looking out on everything u know what it is”. The two seem to be heads over heels for each other.

After being close in 2022, the two made their relationship official in June. 

On her Instagram, the model posted intimate photos and wrote “The One”. The photos in the post are from LaMelo’s trip to Milan where he watched AC Milan and Verona.

 

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This was a part of his PUMA promotional. The Guard also posted photos from the trip and captioned his Insta post as “1 of 1’s

Who has Melo’s heart locked in these days?

A brief look at Montana’s journey

Montana’s birth name is Analicia Chaves. She is 34 years old and 12 years elder to the sprouting NBA talent. While she gathered the limelight for exchanging comments with Melo before they made their relationship official, she had built a glorious name for herself before that. 

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In 2010, she signed with Louis Model Management. She has been featured in videos of popular artists like Rick Ross and Flo Rida.

Apart from that, she dated Karim Benzama, which also gave her a ton of popularity. As a result, her Instagram following is around 3.2 million.

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Her romance with Melo has taken her stardom to another level.

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Written by:

Shubham Singh

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Shubham is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. He became a fan of the NBA in late 2000s and his interest skyrocketed after Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks upset the Miami Heat in Six Games during 2011 NBA Finals. He loves looking into playing styles of different players and teams while also trying to analyse what circumstances shape a typical NBA game.
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Saumya Khanduja

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