LaVar Ball is going to be LaVar Ball and do and say what it takes to see his dream of his sons playing for the Lakers come to fruition. With the upcoming 2017 NBA draft, LaVar tells says “Team-wise, the Lakers are a better fit,” in an interview on CSN’s Celtics Talk podcast (via CSN New England’s A. Sherrod Blakely). He feels at the Lakers, Lonzo would play the point and have an opportunity to lead the team. Citing a lack of leadership on the Lakers. Regarding the Celtics, Lonzo skipped a workout as he feels they already have a team leader.
However, with other top prospects in the draft, Lonzo would have to really prove his abilities in a Lakers workout and stand out amongst other players. Reports are that Lakers were simply not impressed with Ball as LaVar has hoped.