You can’t stop LaVar Ball from talking – you can only hope to contain him. While Lonzo Ball was in the midst of playing his second Summer League game, his father LaVar Ball, was in the stands getting a microphone shoved in his face and asked his thoughts on the game. He quickly went off […]
The most outspoken father in the NBA didn't disappoint during Lonzo's second Summer League game
What many suspected over the past few months was finally confirmed after a candid conversation revealed that LaVar Ball and the way he acts on camera is all for marketing purposes. Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson recently revealed that Ball admitted to him that his media antics are all designed to bring his ball […]
So LaVar Ball and his family are going to have a reality TV show. Oh, don’t look shocked — it was an inevitable development for a man likened by none other than Magic Johnson to Kardashians matriarch Kris Jenner. All we ask is this: Can Joel Embiid please be a recurring character? After all, every […]
The famous pancakes always came with strawberries, and LaVar Ball didn’t change that just because there were VIPs in his house. So after Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka watched Lonzo Ball go through a full day of his normal routine, they all...
EL SEGUNDO – The crowd hovered around LaVar Ball, reporters and cameramen eager to document what Lonzo Ball’s outspoken father might say next. LaVar Ball never has shied away from his bold proclamations. So he wrote everyone’s headline for them. “I don’t think the Lakers are going to make the playoffs,” Ball said. “I know […]
EL SEGUNDO – The first son born into a basketball family, Lonzo Ball was bred for stardom. What he knew about Magic Johnson, a superstar who last played in the NBA a year before he was born, came from the stories his father, LaVar, told and what he could glean from the grainy footage of […]
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To Ball or not to Ball? For the Lakers, that is the question. Unfortunately for Lonzo and his father, LaVar, who announced the Lakers are their best fit, they’re not running the draft. Magic Johnson is and he has questions about Lonzo, not to mention the three-ring circus around him with LaVar as ringmaster. If […]
LaVar has always been proud of his son, which Magic says isn't a problem as long as it doesn't bother Lonzo
Lakers president says Jenner bragged about daughters, similar to LaVar bragging on Lonzo.
On Thursday, while speaking on ESPN radio to co-hosts Marcellus Wiley and Kelvin Washington, Magic Johnson made a bizarre comparison when he put LaVar Ball in the same league as Kris Jenner. He meant it as a compliment. “Look, the Kardashians, we didn’t say that the mom was bad, and she made them a lot […]
Magic Johnson compared LaVar Ball to Kris Jenner on Thursday.
Magic Johnson says LaVar Ball reminds him of Kris Jenner ... and that ain't a bad thing. Johnson was asked about LaVar Ball when he joined 'Afternoons with Marcellus and Kelvin' on ESPN radio... and not only did he compare L.B. to K...
Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson says that controversial figure LaVar Ball is like Kris Jenner, the mother of the Kardashians.
With the Lakers more or less on the clock with the No. 2 pick in June’s NBA draft — assuming the Celtics go with Markelle Fultz at No. 1, as widely expected — Los Angeles has a month to decide if it wants to select Lonzo Ball. That, of course, also means taking on the UCLA star’s […]
Magic Johnson will keep LaVar Ball in line while Lonzo is tearing it up in L.A.... so says former Lakers coach Byron Scott who tells TMZ Sports Magic is too tough to fear the Balls. It's the million dollar question right now... is Lonzo's…
Despite Lonzo Ball having quite the character for a father, Magic Johnson says it won’t affect the UCLA star’s draft slot. Ball is a consensus top-three pick in this summer’s draft and a player the Los Angeles Lakers might consider if they’re able to get one of the top three picks in the lottery. Show More Summary
He has “No effect at all” on how the Lakers are evaluating him.
Dad's big mouth hasn't slowed his son yet, and still might not be a detriment come draft night