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Can the Ball children be saved from their father?
« on: August 31, 2017, 02:49:07 PM »

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Re: Can the Ball children be saved from their father?
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2017, 02:53:02 PM »

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I see nothing wrong with this. The kid is selling a shoe (with the help of family) and first time a high schooler has his own brand and merchandise. The ball family is taking a risk and will reap large rewards if it all pans out. That's the essence of capitalism and freedom in America to start your own business venture

He clearly doesn't care about eligibility as ball is highly ranked and will be sought after regardless if he plays. The nba age limit will probably be lowered by then to 18

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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2017, 02:55:09 PM »

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Last I checked the eligibility is more likely to go up than down. It means the kid will be forced to play a year in China or some such place.  The kid is also nowhere near as good as Lonzo was. He could have probably used several years of development in basketball and life with a fine coach but that's all done now.

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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2017, 02:57:54 PM »

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Last I checked the eligibility is more likely to go up than down. It means the kid will be forced to play a year in China or some such place.  The kid is also nowhere near as good as Lonzo was. He could have probably used several years of development in basketball and life with a fine coach but that's all done now.
the nba players union wants to lower the age limit.  He wont be forced to play in China. There's no rule saying you have to be playing somewhere

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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2017, 03:01:44 PM »

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Stage dad's aren't anything knew, he's just taking it to the reality tv era extreme. I think his sons can be just fine if they take care of themselves and their career.

Plenty of overinvolved and bad parents in all of sports, sad reality of the amount of fame/money it can bring.

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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2017, 03:02:16 PM »

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I see nothing wrong with this. The kid is selling a shoe (with the help of family) and first time a high schooler has his own brand and merchandise. The ball family is taking a risk and will reap large rewards if it all pans out. That's the essence of capitalism and freedom in America to start your own business venture

He clearly doesn't care about eligibility as ball is highly ranked and will be sought after regardless if he plays. The nba age limit will probably be lowered by then to 18
What if the 16 year old kid doesn't want to be a part of this risk and wants to go to college? How much say does he really have in the matter?
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2017, 03:11:07 PM »

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I see nothing wrong with this. The kid is selling a shoe (with the help of family) and first time a high schooler has his own brand and merchandise. The ball family is taking a risk and will reap large rewards if it all pans out. That's the essence of capitalism and freedom in America to start your own business venture

He clearly doesn't care about eligibility as ball is highly ranked and will be sought after regardless if he plays. The nba age limit will probably be lowered by then to 18
What if the 16 year old kid doesn't want to be a part of this risk and wants to go to college? How much say does he really have in the matter?
He wants to. You've clearly never seen videos of lamelo ball and his personality


This is like saying a kid doesn't want to start a lemonade stand and sell lemonade. So you have a problem with that too? What's the difference

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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2017, 07:07:17 PM »

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Does this kid want to play in the NBA? Is that likely to be his career path? Is this helping or hurting his career path?

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LaMelo, the youngest, for his 16th birthday just got a Lamborghini. Good car for a kid to drive to school.



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can save dem chill n   froms

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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2017, 07:14:13 PM »

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LaMelo, the youngest, for his 16th birthday just got a Lamborghini. Good car for a kid to drive to school.
Great parenting right there.

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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2017, 07:24:04 PM »

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I'm reporting this thread to the mods, it should be renamed to "can the Ball father save his children", dude was unlucky to not play in the NBA and GOAT the league, now he's sending his sons to do it for him :laugh:.

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« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2017, 07:35:52 PM »

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Hes a loud obnoxious **** but by all accounts a great father.

Hes sending 3 boys to UCLA and one of his children is a millionaire at age 22. Lonzo is also by all accounts a very humble and likeable kid.

Hate the dad all you want, but dont say the kids need to be saved from him. Hes a great father.
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Hes a loud obnoxious **** but by all accounts a great father.

Hes sending 3 boys to UCLA and one of his children is a millionaire at age 22. Lonzo is also by all accounts a very humble and likeable kid.

Hate the dad all you want, but dont say the kids need to be saved from him. Hes a great father.

This.