Tina Ball, LaVar Ball, LaMelo Ball, LiAngelo Ball and Lonzo Ball attend the Los Angeles Lakers Vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/Getty Images)

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LaVar Ball Tells Lakers to Sign All Three Ball Brothers or Lose Lonzo

LaVar says Lonzo will leave L.A. when his contract is up unless the team brings in his brothers.

LaVar Ball announced Monday that if the Lakers do not bring all three Ball brother to Los Angeles, Lonzo will walk when his contract expires. As has become standard of LaVar’s provocations, whether or not Lonzo Ball agrees is unclear, according to the Washington Post. His two brothers, LiAngelo, formerly of UCLA, and LaMelo, formerly of Chino Hills High School, are currently playing on a professional team in Lithuania. Though LaMelo very well could be drafted in 2020, LiAngelo is not forecasted to sign with an NBA team, making LaVar’s demands particularly unfeasible. LaVar’s latest comments come at a time of transition for the Lakers, as the team just acquired a point guard to split time with Lonzo in Isaiah Thomas, and cleared some of the cap space necessary to chase LeBron James, Paul George, and others this summer.

Read the full story at the Washington Post