Lavar Ball claims LiAngelo Ball will lead the league in scoring
Lavar Ball has made several outlandish claims about his sons in the past, often boasting about their level of play. However, the declaration he made about LiAngelo Ball during Tuesday’s airing of Undisputed takes the proverbial cake.
During his appearance on the show, Ball professed that LiAngelo will lead the NBA in scoring within three years of playing in the league.
“Gelo has always been the best scorer, everywhere he goes,” Lavar said. “I’m telling you, when he gets in the NBA, within three years, he’ll be the scoring champ — guarantee.”
Skip Bayless, who serves as host of the show, was taken aback by Lavar’s claim about Liangelo:
“Your middle son is going to lead the lead in scoring?” Bayless asked in bewilderment. “Lavar, I gotta call you on that.”
“Gelo,” as LiAngelo Ball is known, is currently playing on practice squad for the Oklahoma City Blue of the G League. Ultimately, though, Lavar is hoping Liangelo gets a shot to play alongside his younger brother, LaMelo.
“He’s gonna get that look (in the Summer League),” Lavar said, referring to LiAngelo. “He just wants to play. Everything they say that Melo and Zo can’t do, this one can do.”
“When Gelo gets in the NBA, within 3 years, I guarantee you he's a scoring champ.
-Lavar Ball on Liangelo Ball
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— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) March 3, 2020
LiAngelo Ball has a different build than that of his brothers. At 6-7 and 235 pounds, he has good size, but he’s yet to garner much interest from NBA teams. Injuries hampered his ability to play Summer League this past July. Let’s see if he gets a shot this time around.