LaVar Ball speaks out on the Lakers potentially trading Lonzo Ball

Lawrence Kim
June 24, 2018

Furthermore, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reports that the Lakers have informed LiAngelo that he will not be a part of their Summer League team.

"What's next for him is to play in the Summer League", Ball told Fred Roggin of AM 570 LA Sports after the draft. The Los Angeles Lakers, who now employ his older brother, Lonzo, reportedly are passing on the chance to add another Ball to the mix. However, the Lakers' failure to engage in a trade deal with the Spurs doesn't mean that Ball is already safe from being traded.

"You can see they're not playing for Luke no more", LaVar said back in January.

The Los Angeles Lakers passed on LiAngelo Ball in last night's NBA Draft, as did every other NBA team, spoiling LaVar Ball's master plan to get LiAngelo on the team with his brother, Lonzo.

After LiAngelo's workout with the Lakers, he told the media he doesn't think that his dad would affect his draft stock, but it's pretty clear he has. No high-fives when they come out of the game. He's too young. He's too young. Lonzo will be on his third year, and I'll let every National Basketball Association team know that Lonzo is not going to re-sign with the Lakers, but will go to any team that will take all of my three boys.

"I want all three boys to play for the Lakers". If the Lakers didn't take LiAngelo, as they have now done, LaVar would eventually use Lonzo's free agency to find a team that would take all three of his sons.

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