He’s brash. He’s bold. He’s never at a loss for words. Hyperbole seems to be his best friend. He is one of the most polarizing figures in basketball, if not all of sports. He is Lavar Ball. All of those previous statements are subjective and up for debate. What is fact is that he is the father of one present UCLA Bruin as well as two future commits. How good all of the kids will be and how prophetic his braggarts claims will turn out to be are still to be decided.
Lamar Ball is the loquacious and controversial father to UCLA freshman phenom, Lonzo Ball and high school standouts (as well as UCLA commits) LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball. Of course the futures of all of the Ball brothers have yet to be determined, but there is consensus opinion (supported by Lavar directly) that Lonzo will leave UCLA regardless of the Bruin’s fate during March Madness and declare for the NBA draft where it it widely assumed he will be a top five pick. READ MORE