LaVar Ball won't affect whether the Lakers select his son Lonzo in the upcoming NBA draft, Lakers president Magic Johnson told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.
In an interview with ESPN's Jeff Goodman, LaVar Ball says the Lakers are not playing for coach Luke Walton any longer and the second-year coach has lost control of the team.
Lonzo Ball apparently has no interest in going No. 1 in next month’s NBA draft.
Ball said Lonzo won't sign with the Lakers after the completion of his rookie deal if the team won't sign LiAngelo and LaMelo.
SI's panel of experts talk about the LaVar Ball strategy of marketing his son and his business.
SI NBA insider Jared Zwerling discusses how Lonzo Ball has approached his rookie season in the NBA and explains how the hoopla surrounding the Lakers' new star affects how opponents play him.