LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent

LaVar Ball wants his two younger sons to play on the same team as they prep for NBA future

While Lonzo Ball was a college basketball star, his father has assured that the other two sons will not be.

Both LiAngelo and the 16-year-old LaMelo Ball (also a UCLA verbal commit) have made a decision to bring on this agent and forego any collegiate eligibility, with the plan being to find a team where they can play together overseas.

If LiAngelo does not play overseas he could play in the NBA's developmental league, the G-League, and enter into the 2018 NBA Draft since he is now 19.

Gaines also represents the aforementioned Lonzo, the Los Angeles Lakers rookie and eldest of the Ball brothers.

"I don't care about the money", LaVar told ESPN .

The Ball brothers could even find themselves playing in the Chinese league, where several former National Basketball Association players have gone on to make million-dollar salaries towards the end of their careers.

This news comes three days after LiAngelo withdrew from UCLA. Along with fellow freshman Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, LiAngelo admittedly stole designer sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, where the team was staying ahead of their season opener against Georgia Tech in Shanghai on November 10. Despite the shoplifting incident, there is no legal reason that would stop the brothers from playing in China. This makes him ineligible to play for the Bruins and now the UCLA basketball team has an open scholarship for the 2019 class.

The boys' father said several teams in Asia and Europe have expressed interest. "I'm letting Harrison handle all that, but I know there are a few teams interested". LaVar said his primary goal for his two sons is for them to go somewhere together where they can play and get back onto the court.



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