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Fuller House Season 3 To Feature Lakers Player Lonzo Ball

Talk about a three-pointer.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has been cast as a guest star in an episode of Fuller HouseVariety confirms.

Ball, who was the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft, played basketball for a single season with the University of California Los Angeles Bruins, during which he earned consensus first-team All-American Honors. The 19 year old also lead the nation in assists, broke the UCLA record for most assists carried out in one season, and scooped up the Wayman Tisdale Award as the top freshman in the nation. 

In the Fuller House episode that features Ball, which wraps filming this week, Ball makes a visit to the Tanner-Fuller house in an attempt to recruit someone to join the Lakers organization. The episode is slated to air during the second half of the show's third season.

Though he's a fresh face to the professional basketball world and his upcoming role will be his acting debut, Ball is no stranger to high-profile families. His own is the subject of a new Facebook reality series called Ball in the Family. Yet to step on the court or make a single shot in the NBA, Ball has already established himself as a household name thanks to his fine-tuned sports skills, his passing abilities, and his rowdy father, LaVar Ball. 

The Netflix series is a sequel to ABC's original Full House, which ran for eight seasons from the late '80s until the mid '90s on the network, and premiered on the streaming service in February 2016. It focuses on D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), the daughter of Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) from the original series, who is a widowed mother of three sons. Her sister Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin), her best friend Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber), and Kimmy's teenage daughter Ramona (Soni Bringas) live together in the Tanners' childhood home in San Francisco, California. A bundle of the original actors have made appearances on the sequel show, including Dave Coulier as Joey Gladstone, John Stamos as Jesse Katsopolis, and Lori Loughlin as Rebecca "Becky" Donaldson-Katsopolis.  

Netflix announced that the third season of Fuller House would be divided into two parts, with the first scheduled for a September 22 premiere to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the original series.

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