LaVar Ball Reveals Next Step For LiAngelo Ball After Son Goes Undrafted

Jun 23, 2018, 02:01
LaVar Ball Reveals Next Step For LiAngelo Ball After Son Goes Undrafted

To that end, LaVar Ball was prompted about his son going undrafted and, in short, he gave a remarkably tame response, at least by his own lofty standards.

LiAngelo Ball - the middle Ball brother - wasn't picked Thursday night in the 2018 NBA Draft, meaning he'll need to find another avenue into The Association. Maybe it was when he worked out for only the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors in the pre-draft process.

The Los Angeles Lakers were among the teams that hosted him for a workout leading up to the draft, but they are not inviting him to join them for the Summer League.

It sounds like the Lakers decided one Ball was enough, making it known "obviously there's more to it than basketball".

Black curtains covered vacant top sections at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario as the announcer welcomed LaVar Ball to center court to speak. However, he warned them that trading Lonzo could be the "worst move they ever made". In other words- the LaVar effect was real. After the draft concluded LaVar said the families focus is now on the Summer League, but there doesn't seem to be too many teams at this point jumping out of their seat to give LiAngelo a shot.

If the Lakers, which do want to keep a good relationship with Lonzo at the very least, won't invite LiAngelo, it doesn't sound like he has much hope from the rest of the National Basketball Association.

Still, none of that is likely to stop the Lakers from dealing Ball if they can ultimately land a ready-made star this offseason.

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