Tag: LaVar Ball

FS1’s Whitlock: ‘LaVar Ball Is a Stereotype’

Tuesday on Fox Sports 1’s “Speak for Yourself,” co-host Jason Whitlock reacted to Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball buying his father, LaVar, a $400,000 Rolls Royce, calling the outspoken basketball father a “stereotype” because he worked his way to money and

LaVar Ball Trolls President Trump on Twitter…Badly

President Trump has had other, bigger and better things to do lately than continue a Twitter feud with LaVar Ball. Apparently not taking this well, LaVar Ball attempted to re-start the war of words with a tweet on Thursday night.

Stephen Colbert Trolls President Trump in Twitter Spat with LaVar Ball

Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show on CBS, rarely misses an opportunity to take a dig at President Trump. The comedian seems especially prone to taking those digs when it comes to the president’s tweets. During Monday night’s opening monologue, Colbert didn’t let that opportunity go to waste.

CNN Guest: Trump Reluctant to Attack White Men

Monday on “CNN Newsroom,” while discussing President Donald Trump’s tweet about LaVar Ball, the father of one of the UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China who were released after the president intervened, Trump biographer Michael D’Antonio said Trump seemed

FS1’s Sharpe Sides with Trump, Slams LaVar Ball for Being Ungrateful

Monday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” host Shannon Sharpe sided with President Donald Trump after the president lamented working with Chinese government to get three UCLA basketball players released after they were detained on shoplifting charges because LaVar Ball, the father of one of the players, acted like

LaVar Ball, center, father of Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball, listens to his son during a news conference, Friday, June 23, 2017, in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LaVar Ball Does Not Credit Trump for Son’s Release After China Arrest

UCLA basketball star LiAngelo Ball and two other players were arrested in China for shoplifting — a crime that carries a ten-year sentence there — and President Donald Trump intervened, asking Chinese President Xi Jinping to look into the case. Chinese authorities have since freed the players, but now, LiAngelo’s father, LaVar Ball, has dismissed the president’s efforts.