Ballers

The BEST episodes of Ballers

Every episode of Ballers ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ballers!

A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends and handlers.

Last Updated: 10/22/2022Network:HBO
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Game Day
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8.04
2543 votes

#1 - Game Day

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/25/2016

Spencer makes a last-ditch effort to get back what he's lost. Ricky awaits a call that could define his future. Vernon takes a road trip. Siefert offers Charles a big opportunity, but it comes at a cost.

Directors: Julian Farino
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Laying in the Weeds
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7.93
2496 votes

#2 - Laying in the Weeds

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2016

Spencer's Draft Day party finds him trying to keep a lid on the firm's private affairs. Meanwhile, Charles and Ricky have a major disagreement; and Travis wonders how bright his future will be.

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Players Only
star
7.93
741 votes

#3 - Players Only

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/13/2019

Despite having a bullseye on his back, Spencer refuses to back down in his fight for the league's players. Joe embraces a new state of mind as he finds peace with himself. Julie encourages Charles to take care of unfinished business. Ricky decides to strike out on his own with his latest project. Reggie takes the next step in his career, with some encouragement from Vernon.

Directors: Chloe Domont
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Million Bucks in a Bag
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7.92
2462 votes

#4 - Million Bucks in a Bag

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2016

Spencer gets a surprising offer from Andre; Ricky mulls where to put down roots; Vernon works overtime to return to the field; Charles and Julie clash over his busy schedule.

Directors: Julian Farino
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Head-On
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7.92
2182 votes

#5 - Head-On

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/16/2015

Joe feels slighted when his efforts at work go unnoticed; Spencer tries to make amends; Bella challenges Ricky to act like an adult; Vernon is nowhere to be found after discovering what Reggie's been up to.

Directors: Julian Farino
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
There's No Place Like Home, Baby
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7.91
951 votes

#6 - There's No Place Like Home, Baby

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/7/2018

Spencer takes his fight to the next level and Ricky gets real with Charles.

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Flamingos
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7.86
2171 votes

#7 - Flamingos

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/23/2015

Spencer faces a tough decision when Joe has an idea for a new venture; Ricky is confronted by his dad; Charles gets another chance; and Jason and Spencer try to get through to Vernon once and for all.

Directors: Julian Farino
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Everybody Knows
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7.84
2577 votes

#8 - Everybody Knows

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/28/2016

Spencer scrambles to stay ahead after Andre makes a surprise visit to the office. Joe discovers the skeletons in his partner’s closet. Ricky tries to make amends with Dennis, as Charles plots to keep Ricky in Miami. Travis confides in Spencer during a talk-show appearance.

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Elidee
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7.82
2729 votes

#9 - Elidee

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/31/2016

Spencer advises a reluctant Vernon to stay quiet when the truth behind his injury threatens his career. Trying to stave off Andre’s attacks on their business, Spencer and Joe butt heads over how best to advise a client. Charles worries whether he’s up for a challenge. A hard-to-impress Ricky takes a trip to tour a potential new home.

Directors: Julian Farino
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Devil You Know
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7.80
922 votes

#10 - The Devil You Know

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/30/2018

Spencer takes a big risk, with the potential to blow the deal. After a heart-to-heart with Ricky, Charles spells out his vision for the team. Joe and Reggie enlist Vernon and Terrell “Sizzle” Suggs to persuade Illegal Civilization.

Directors: Chloe Domont
Writer: Jason Lew
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Everything Is Everything
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7.80
2239 votes

#11 - Everything Is Everything

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/26/2015

Charles decides he is going to be selfish. Joe negotiates with Maximo. Ricky's off-field activities end up being revealed.

Directors: John Fortenberry
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Seeds of Expansion
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7.79
2493 votes

#12 - Seeds of Expansion

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/23/2017

Looking to score high-profile clients to pay off his debts to Ricky and Vernon, Spencer hits a roadblock with Mr. Anderson, who wants to focus on the Las Vegas market by partnering with casino magnate Wayne Hastings, Jr.. Ricky ponders fatherhood; Vernon and Reggie eye an edgy endorsement; Larry makes Charles the face of bad news at a team press conference.

Directors: Julian Farino
Writer: Rob Weiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
World of Hurt
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7.75
2612 votes

#13 - World of Hurt

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/7/2016

Spencer and Joe search for Andre’s weakness, while Vernon anxiously awaits news. Jason faces an uphill battle as he woos a client. Ricky tries to understand his dad. Charles gets the real deal from Siefert.

Directors: Julian Farino
Writer: Rob Weiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Who Wants a Lollipop
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7.73
736 votes

#14 - Who Wants a Lollipop

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/6/2019

Spencer and Joe get into past grievances while working out a major player deal, after which Spencer makes a public statement that's sure to have consequences; Ricky is on the defensive in a meeting with a Hollywood bigwig.

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Saturdaze
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7.72
2549 votes

#15 - Saturdaze

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/21/2016

Spencer attempts to broker peace between Travis and a critic. Struggling to adjust to his new role on the team, Charles is tasked with delivering bad news. Joe encounters Andre one-on-one. Still torn about his future, Ricky is thrown for a loop when Dennis decides to have more of a voice in his life.

Writer: Rob Weiss
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Ends
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7.72
2207 votes

#16 - Ends

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/2/2015

Ricky flies off the handle; Spencer and Charles say good-bye to Roddney; Jason meets his mother's new beau.

Writer: Rob Weiss
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Machete Charge
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7.72
2273 votes

#17 - Machete Charge

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2015

Ricky tries to find common ground with Alonzo. Charles's marriage is put to the test. Spencer and Joe step in to help Vernon with a crisis.

Directors: Seith Mann
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Crackback
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7.71
1867 votes

#18 - Crackback

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/17/2017

Spencer learns that his master plan to bring a team to Las Vegas may be in jeopardy. Ricky arrives at a crossroads, personally and professionally. Charles sees his wish come true in Miami, but ends up with regrets.

Directors: Julian Farino
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Protocol Is for Losers
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7.71
866 votes

#19 - Protocol Is for Losers

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/25/2019

While peacefully enjoying retirement and reflecting on his past, Spencer gets a tantalizing offer to become the first black majority team owner in professional football history. A year after splitting with Spencer, Joe eyes a big swing at Sports X with his new partner, Lance. Ricky finds himself in hot water with Charles, and Vernon considers a life outside of football, much to Reggie's chagrin.

Directors: Chloe Domont
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Yay Area
star
7.70
1805 votes

#20 - Yay Area

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/24/2017

Spencer and Joe get a late-game assist in their efforts to win over team owners. After soul-searching, Ricky maps out a new future. Jason gets Charles another crack at a coveted job. Reggie makes an impact at training camp.

Directors: Julian Farino
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Gaslighting
star
7.69
2187 votes

#21 - Gaslighting

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/9/2015

Spencer tries to save Vernon by confronting his past; Ricky tries to reconcile with Bella; Charles finds that his football skills come in handy.

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Heads Will Roll
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7.69
2324 votes

#22 - Heads Will Roll

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/12/2015

Spencer visits a neurologist. Charles gets pursued by a woman. Reggie tries to steal Vernon's renegotiation. Joe breaks the rules to get a client, while Ricky finds himself a mantra.

Directors: Julian Farino
Writer: Rob Weiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Most Guys
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7.69
2534 votes

#23 - Most Guys

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/14/2016

Spencer tries to mentor Travis while dodging unwelcome medical news and the ghosts of his financial past. Attempting to cheer up Vernon, Reggie and Joe buy a wild gift. Ricky encourages Charles to stand up for himself; later, he gets advice on a big career decision after running into a face from the past.

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Crumbs
star
7.68
766 votes

#24 - Crumbs

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/22/2019

Spencer faces pressure from all sides as he fights for Kisan. Ricky gets mixed feedback about his radio show. Reggie, Vernon and Lance struggle to convince Joe to get into the gaming business. Charles works hard to land a big player. Jason goes through tough negotiations with the Anderson brothers.

Directors: Rob Weiss
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Ride and Die
star
7.68
2132 votes

#25 - Ride and Die

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/13/2017

A key owner's blessing to bring professional football to Las Vegas hinges on equally critical meetings for Spencer and Joe. Meanwhile, Ricky stages his own private workout after being spurned by his new teammates; Vernon seeks a second chance; and tensions escalate between Charles and Larry after a Kisan's tryout.

Directors: David Katzenberg
Writer: Rob Weiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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