Ball to have solo Lakers workout June 7
- Author: Regina Holmes Jun 02, 2017,
Jun 02, 2017, 2:12
The Lakers own the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, and most believe the team will take Lonzo Ball after the Celtics draft Markelle Fultz. When the Lakers were given the second selection on the night of the draft lottery, most assumed that meant Ball was destined to wear the purple and gold.
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However, Diego Simeone's men face a significant obstacle in that they must overturn a transfer ban to allow the move to go ahead. But Atletico are not interested in paying anywhere near that fee for a player they sold to Chelsea for £32m three years ago.
And while LaVar should be given full credit for keeping Lonzo Ball and the Big Baller Brand in the headlines on a regular basis, there are still questions of whether his outbursts are actually hurting his son's chances of success in the league. To emphasize his point, he compared LaVar Ball to Kardashians momager, Kris Jenner, as reported by CBS Sports. When in reality, he isn't costing him anything.
Competing bidders can offer restricted free agent Noel a four-year max deal, also worth 25 percent of the cap and also starting at $25.25 mil, but with just five-percent annual raises, equaling about $108.575 million over four years.
"The Lakers are probably going to be in a position to get him", he said. The original deals that Nike, adidas, and Under Armour were going to offer would be five years, $10 million.
"As long as it doesn't bother [Lonzo], it's not going to bother the Laker organization, as long as Lonzo performs on the basketball court. Instead of saying he now wants $1 billion, he now wants $3 billion". Will his dad LaVar Ball cause problems in the franchise moving forward?