During individual workouts, NBA talent evaluators look carefully for weaknesses in a player's game: His handle, his work ethic, his conditioning. But in Lonzo Ball's case, teams are also weighing his talent against the potential distraction that his father, LaVar, could bring with him. Lonzo worked out for the Lakers on Wednesday, and afterward he answered questions from the media. As expected, some reporters asked about LaVar and whether the Lakers mentioned him during their interview. "They said the love him," Lonzo Ball said. "That's about it."
Lonzo Ball says the Lakers have no problem with LaVar: 'They said they love him'
CBS Sports | Jun 8