LaVar Ball’s master plan to have all three of his sons on the Los Angeles Lakers roster may seem ludicrous to some, but LiAngelo Ball’s play in Lithuania has drawn the attention of a Lakers scout.
According to Lithuanian journalist Donatas Urbonas, a Lakers scout was in attendance to watch the 6’5 19-year-old for Vytautas’ most recent LKL game. Ball dropped 12 points, including 3 for 3 behind the arc, in 18 minutes of play.
Los Angeles Lakers scout was in the stands watching Nevezis-Vytautas game in Kedainiai. NBA Draft prospects LiAngelo Ball and Tadas Sedekerskis performed well. Gelo contributed to Vytautas W 96:79 with 12pts (3/3 threes) in 18 mins. Sedekerskis had season highs in pts 17 & EFF 23
— Donatas Urbonas (@Urbodo) April 12, 2018
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) April 12, 2018
A few months ago, LaVar Ball told Urbonas that his eldest son, Lonzo, will not resign with the Lakers if they don’t take LiAngelo and LaMelo as well.
“I want all my three boys to play for the Lakers. But if that does not happen. I’m telling you the story what’s gonna happen first. If they don’t take Gelo this year, I bring back Gelo here (Prienai) to play with Melo for two years. Lonzo will be on his third year and I want let every NBA 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. That’s my plan.”
LiAngelo Ball has played in 12 LKL games since arriving in Lithuania. He’s averaging a team-high 14.2 points per game and shooting 44 percent from the field. Last month, Ball declared for the NBA draft and is expected to participate in the Pro Basketball Combine.