LaVar Ball - updates

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WATCH: LaVar Ball says Lakers will never win another championship

Jun 16, 2019 - 12:24 PM

'It will be the worst move the Lakers ever did in their life and they will never win another championship,' LaVar Ball on the Lakers trading his son Lonzo

CRASHING DOWN. LaVar Ball believes that the Lakers will go 'crashing down' without Lonzo Ball. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

LaVar Ball creates stir after claiming coach Walton has lost confidence of Lakers players

Jan 08, 2018 - 11:27 AM

The Big Baller Brand dad draws the ire of at least one coach for his claims about the Lakers coach

TALKING BIG. "Luke doesn't have control of the team no more. They don't want to play for him," said LaVar Ball. Photo by Petras Malukas/AFP

Ball brothers arrive in Lithuania to begin 'journey to NBA'

Jan 04, 2018 - 4:40 AM

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball begin their pro careers with the Vytautas club, taking an unorthodox route with the NBA as their ultimate goal

BALL IS ROUND. If you thought LaVar Ball would arrive quietly in Lithuania, then you don't know LaVar Ball. Photo by Petras Malukas/AFP

LaVar Ball launches league for players to skip college

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:08 PM

Ball says his Junior Basketball Association will be fully funded by his Big Baller Brand and seeks 80 players to fill 10 teams

BIG BALLER. LaVar Ball says he's starting a league for players who don't want to stay in college for one season before declaring for the NBA Draft. File photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images North America/AFP

LaVar Ball to pull out son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA

Dec 05, 2017 - 10:28 AM

LaVar says LiAngelo would rather concentrate on entering the 2018 NBA draft

STRICTER PUNISHMENTS? LaVar Ball plans on pulling out son LiAngelo Ball as he believes that UCLA punished his more than China. Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images North America/AFP

On vacation, Donald Trump again feuds with NFL and the Big Baller

Nov 23, 2017 - 12:10 PM

Though US President Donald Trump is an avowed sports fan, athletes are among his preferred opponents on his now 280-character bullhorn

UNGRATE FOOL. This file photo taken on November 14, 2017 shows LaVar Ball, father of basketball player LiAngelo Ball and the owner of the Big Baller brand, attends a promotional event in Hong Kong. Donald Trump calls him 'ungrateful fool' in his tweets. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

'Should've left them in jail!' – Trump slams ungrateful LaVar Ball

Nov 20, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Donald Trump takes it out on social media to respond to LaVar Ball's ungratefulness

UNGRATEFUL. The US President Donald Trump calls out LaVar Ball for being 'ungrateful'. File Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Lonzo Ball’s brother LiAngelo released on bail for shoplifting in China, faces 99.92% conviction rate

Nov 09, 2017 - 8:42 PM

LiAngelo Ball awaits his sentence after shoplifting from Louis Vuitton

NUMBER ONE IN STEALS. The younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball was caught shoplifting in China. Photo from Instagram (@gelo)

Lonzo Ball bounces back from disastrous debut with near-triple double

Oct 21, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Lonzo Ball has 29 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists in his second NBA game to lead the Lakers over the Phoenix Suns

REDEMPTION. Lonzo Ball redeemed himself after being humiliated by Patrick Beverley in his first NBA game. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

LaVar Ball fires back after son Lonzo’s 3-point debut: 'Who is Patrick Beverley?'

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Daddy Ball comes to his son's aid after Patrick Beverley trashes him after shutting down Lonzo Ball

TRASH TALK DOESN'T STOP. It appears that even in defeat, LaVar Ball will not stop talking, because he’s LaVar Ball. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

BBB launches Filipino fan page as Lonzo Ball says he'll visit Philippines 'next summer'

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Lonzo Ball shares his excitement to meet his Filipino fans and says he ll pay a visit next summer

GLOBAL EXPANSION. Big Baller Brand launches @FollowTheBall Twitter page to cater to the Filipino community. File photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/AFP

Ball brothers guest at WWE Raw, LaVar steals show

Jun 27, 2017 - 12:16 PM

LaVar Ball is again the talk of the town as he goes topless with The Miz

WATCH: LaVar Ball gets booed as he leaves 2017 NBA Draft

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Not even a chorus of boos can wipe the smile off LaVar Ball s face

PROUD DAD. While Lakers fans may be excited about the drafting of Lonzo Ball, fans had no love for his dad LaVar Ball at the NBA Draft. Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images North America/AFP

Backing up LaVar’s claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Lonzo Ball echoes his dad s belief that basketball is for entertainment with no room for worries

BALLING OUT. LaVar Ball talked his son Lonzo becoming a Laker into existence, and he might just do the same about next year’s playoffs. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images North America/AFP