2017 NBA Draft

Lakers Choose Lonzo Ball With Second Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

L.A. Lakers

The saga of Lonzo Ball has been one of the most heavily covered sports stories of the past year. The young man became a college basketball superstar playing for UCLA. Unfortunately, his father wound up generating as many headlines as his son for all the wrong reasons. Lavar Ball made a habit of making controversial statements on national talk shows that generated a ton of publicity. That is what Lavar was going for because he also promoted his son every chance he would get.