LaVar Ball says feud with President Trump didn't affect business: 'We good'

LaVar Ball says feud with President Trump didn't affect business: 'We good'

Ball appeared on CNN's "New Day" to discuss his recent decision to pull his son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA after the freshman basketball player was suspended indefinitely for his shoplifting arrest in China that drew worldwide attention. According to the site, the elder Ball believes the suspension for his son shoplifting from multiple high-end Chinese stores - for which he and two other UCLA teammates were arrested and charged - is unfair.

Chinese authorities arrested LiAngelo and two other teammates last month for what UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero later said was stealing items from three stores during a 90-minute free period in the eastern city of Hangzhou while the Bruins basketball team was on a trip overseas.

"We learned today of LiAngelo Ball's intention to withdraw from UCLA".

LiAngelo Ball's UCLA basketball career is over in apparent protest of double jeopardy. You wear whatever they have for you, like a little jumpsuit. "ZO2s bring you down, stop you from getting all riled up", he said.

It was the UCLA players' good fortune to be detained at the exact same time President Trump was making a visit to the region, and Trump helped engineer the players' release.

Ball recently pulled LiAngelo out of UCLA because, he said, the NCAA waited too long to determine his eligibility to play again following the November arrest. "That's why I gave him the shoes". "It's just you and all the officers, and they don't speak English".




"We are exploring other options with Gelo", LaVar Ball told ESPN. "I'd rather be playing".

"I'm going to make him way better for the draft that UCLA ever could have", Ball told ESPN's Darren Rovell.

"Well, I just want to play basketball, so whatever decision he makes, I trust it", he said.

"LaVar told "Access Hollywood" he sent Trump three pair of Big Baller shoes in red, white and blue".

LaMelo and LiAngelo - as well as their older brother Lakers star guard Lonzo - have quickly developed name recognition thanks both to their play on the court and their large social media presence off of it. "Watch how I do this".

"People already got their perception of me", he said. "I'm 100 in. So I never get stopped".

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