It's been no secret that UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball hopes to stay in California and play for the Lakers.
He says the elder Ball turned down the deals and in the process eliminated the option of Lonzo making even more money if he were to be drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers with with #2 pick in this month's NBA Draft. When the Lakers were given the second selection on the night of the draft lottery, most assumed that meant Ball was destined to wear the purple and gold.
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects LaVar Ball to "settle down" after his son, top 2017 draft prospect Lonzo Ball, gets selected.
"I think he would be a great fit for any team", UCLA men's basketball coach Steve Alford said.
There is also a chance he doesn't, and even if the Lakers have continuously said publicly they aren't anxious, they're surely deliberating over how much it matters that LaVar Ball can't seem, or doesn't want, to stay out of the news. To emphasize his point, he compared LaVar Ball to Kardashians momager, Kris Jenner, as reported by CBS Sports.
LaVar Ball, though, has had a major presence in the high school careers of his children, to the occasional chagrin of their coaches, and the Lakers, not to mention other National Basketball Association teams, would have reason to be concerned about bringing aboard him by drafting his son next month. "So they have a big decision to make".
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"Like, so the original deals that Nike, adidas, Under Armour were going to offer Lonzo Ball were five years, $10 million - $2 million per year. Instead of saying he now wants $1 billion, he now wants $3 billion". "And I think that's why this story is something that people want to read". That equals $25.25 mil as his starting salary and about $146.45 million over five years. Speaking of which, that was the sound many observers thought they heard in a video Tuesday, in which LaVar Ball responded to a long-distance-shooting challenge from Ice Cube.
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Tomic is blessed with huge ability and can frustrate opponents, but clay is a surface that he endures rather than enjoys. But also, I realized I had to put some balls in the court, so that would be my main focus at that point".
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