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Re: LaVar Ball: A Guide On How to Not Coach Your Sons
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2017, 12:44:14 PM »

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Lonzo is severely left eye dominant. His point of aim is in his left eye. It's a term used in the world of pistol and rifle shooting competitions.

It can be corrected by covering the left eye with a patch that reduces vision to 50%. Naturally during off season.

In short order, his shooting hand will begin relying on his right eye to sight its target, and his shooting hand will begin to drift to its normal position. 

I can't believe his world-class trainer/father didn't correct this problem years ago.
maybe lavar is not a world class trainer? lonzo seems to have a number of problems with fundamentals of basketball.
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Re: LaVar Ball: A Guide On How to Not Coach Your Sons
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2017, 02:03:13 PM »

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The NBA is a business...

They love the Balls. They can't get enough of them.

The father is a clown who won't shut up? Perfect.
The oldest son plays for the Lakers? Outstanding.
The younger son is rotting in a Chinese prison? Jackpot.
The President of the United freaking States is in a catfight with Ball senior? Bring it on.
They make their own sneaker brand and are prone to effing it up? Yay.
There should be or will be a stupid reality show about these people? Where do we sign?
This makes the Jenner sex change thing look kind of tame.

Do you have any idea of the cost involved getting your brand, the NBA, to the top of the daily news stream on a weekly basis? It literally costs billions. Lavar is getting this done without shooting anybody? A miracle.

The Tom Brady affair kept the NFL in the news during the off season for literally...years. Caching.

The President of the United States has to free one of Lavar's children from Chinese prison and then get in a twiiter war with Lavar? Do you know what a Madison Avenue marketing firm would charge your company for that "media event?!"

Lavar Ball is endlessly being rewarded for being an idiot. He only cares for money and power and has sold himself completely in this pursuit. If he didn't get paid to act like this? He'd have figured something else out.

His children can watch this and learn from it. Lots and lots of parents live through their children, Lavar just gets the gold medal for it.

 

Re: LaVar Ball: A Guide On How to Not Coach Your Sons
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2017, 09:49:57 AM »

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The NBA is a business...

They love the Balls. They can't get enough of them.

The father is a clown who won't shut up? Perfect.
The oldest son plays for the Lakers? Outstanding.
The younger son is rotting in a Chinese prison? Jackpot.
The President of the United freaking States is in a catfight with Ball senior? Bring it on.
They make their own sneaker brand and are prone to effing it up? Yay.
There should be or will be a stupid reality show about these people? Where do we sign?
This makes the Jenner sex change thing look kind of tame.

Do you have any idea of the cost involved getting your brand, the NBA, to the top of the daily news stream on a weekly basis? It literally costs billions. Lavar is getting this done without shooting anybody? A miracle.

The Tom Brady affair kept the NFL in the news during the off season for literally...years. Caching.

The President of the United States has to free one of Lavar's children from Chinese prison and then get in a twiiter war with Lavar? Do you know what a Madison Avenue marketing firm would charge your company for that "media event?!"

Lavar Ball is endlessly being rewarded for being an idiot. He only cares for money and power and has sold himself completely in this pursuit. If he didn't get paid to act like this? He'd have figured something else out.

His children can watch this and learn from it. Lots and lots of parents live through their children, Lavar just gets the gold medal for it.

Yeah, The problem is he's getting publicity at the cost of his kids future. He also doesn't seem to have the business sense to turn marketing into sales from what I read about big baller brand. I'm fairly sure he's just a moron who lucked into marketing genius because our society is very fascinated by train wrecks. I don't believe he intended to be one, though.

He's just a moron, a terrible father and will eventually go bankrupt.

Re: LaVar Ball: A Guide On How to Not Coach Your Sons
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2017, 10:55:04 AM »

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LaMelo and LiAngelo will play in Lithuania for a completely unknown team........

Instead of UCLA........


So they will have much worse training facilities , much worse trainers , will live in very small city in Lithuania (two LA boys mind you..) for what ?????

Jennings went and played in Europe under much better circumstances  and didn't do much there. Other than some money he didn't have any gain from his season in Rome ... Well at least he was there and not next to north pole!


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« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2017, 11:31:35 AM »

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LaMelo and LiAngelo will play in Lithuania for a completely unknown team........

Instead of UCLA........


So they will have much worse training facilities , much worse trainers , will live in very small city in Lithuania (two LA boys mind you..) for what ?????

Jennings went and played in Europe under much better circumstances  and didn't do much there. Other than some money he didn't have any gain from his season in Rome ... Well at least he was there and not next to north pole!
it'd be well worth it (for the rest of us) if Lavar went with them

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« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2017, 12:38:39 PM »

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On the Ball bros in Lithuania, we don't know the salaries, but it was mentioned that it should not be more than $500 each, and they might even play for free.

IMO it's very hard to say much before we have more detail, but it's an interesting move given that the older one was suspended - and would not make the draft anyway-, and the young one might benefit from playing with much older and stronger ppl.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2748753-report-liangelo-lamelo-ball-in-serious-contract-talks-with-prienu-vytautas

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« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2017, 12:48:43 PM »

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Lonzo is severely left eye dominant. His point of aim is in his left eye. It's a term used in the world of pistol and rifle shooting competitions.

It can be corrected by covering the left eye with a patch that reduces vision to 50%. Naturally during off season.

In short order, his shooting hand will begin relying on his right eye to sight its target, and his shooting hand will begin to drift to its normal position. 

I can't believe his world-class trainer/father didn't correct this problem years ago.
maybe lavar is not a world class trainer? lonzo seems to have a number of problems with fundamentals of basketball.
Exactly.  He has been poorly coached.  His best skill is court awareness which can’t be taught. 

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« Reply #22 on: December 12, 2017, 01:35:08 PM »

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LaMelo and LiAngelo will play in Lithuania for a completely unknown team........

Instead of UCLA........


So they will have much worse training facilities , much worse trainers , will live in very small city in Lithuania (two LA boys mind you..) for what ?????

Jennings went and played in Europe under much better circumstances  and didn't do much there. Other than some money he didn't have any gain from his season in Rome ... Well at least he was there and not next to north pole!
it'd be well worth it (for the rest of us) if Lavar went with them

The Lithuanian people don't deserve this !

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« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2017, 01:57:59 PM »

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LaMelo and LiAngelo will play in Lithuania for a completely unknown team........

Instead of UCLA........


So they will have much worse training facilities , much worse trainers , will live in very small city in Lithuania (two LA boys mind you..) for what ?????

Jennings went and played in Europe under much better circumstances  and didn't do much there. Other than some money he didn't have any gain from his season in Rome ... Well at least he was there and not next to north pole!
it'd be well worth it (for the rest of us) if Lavar went with them

The Lithuanian people don't deserve this !
Lithuania tuned out the Soviet Union. They will tune out the Balls. LaVar is going to hate them

Re: LaVar Ball: A Guide On How to Not Coach Your Sons
« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2017, 04:11:32 PM »

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well, for those of you interested in the lavar circus with minors attached, here is an interesting read from SoSH. lavar, for those who do not know, has taken his two younger sons to lithuania to play professional basketball.

if what SoSH is saying is true, life is about to get a lot grimmer and less glittzy in very short order. they team they signed with seems to have a salary cap of $500 per month. hot diggity!!!!

http://sonsofsamhorn.net/index.php?threads/lalithuania-ball-where-the-ugly-stepsisters-get-to-dance.18330/page-12
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« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2018, 06:50:53 AM »

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BC Vytautas rocked the basketball world last month with the signing Liangelo and Lamelo Ball, who were set to make their professional debuts on Tuesday against Tsmoki-Minsk. However Vytautas recently announced their decision to part ways with the BBL, choosing a series of BBB Challenge friendly games instead.

According to Article 11.3 of the BBL Regulations for the 2017-2018 season, Vytautas will be handed a fine of 5000 EUR for forfeiting a non-televised game.

This would make it Vytautas' second forfeit of the season already and as FIBA Rules Article 20.2.3 states, if in a tournament the team forfeits for the second time, the team shall be disqualified from the tournament and the results of all games played by this team shall be nullified.

The first technical loss was handed to Vytautas in the end of October, when Head Coach Virginijus Seskus decided to withdraw his team to the locker room with him after having been awarded a second technical foul in the game against AVIS Utilitas Rapla.

Final sanctions for the club will be decided in the BBL board meeting.

http://www.eurobasket.com/Baltic-League/news/518480/Vytautas-forfeits,-disqualification-looming

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« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2018, 04:43:05 PM »

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he is a user of people ,  even his own to get money

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« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2018, 07:44:34 PM »

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Regarding Lonzos shooting motion.  My son is a high level player so I’ve watched literally hundreds of games from age 8 to now 14 against thousands of kids from multiple states.  Yeah, many kids have the basic form.  But beyond that, you’ll see some crazy forms that would be hard to imagine.

These kids aren’t necessarily coached to shoot that way.  Look at Ball; he has three sons and all three shoot differently.  My point is that kids shoot in ways that feel natural and right to them.  Sometimes it looks “normal”, sometimes it doesn’t.  Could Lonzo have been coached early on to shoot differently?  Sure, but my guess is that it would not have worked very well.

So of all the things I hear about Lonzo, let’s stop talking about his shooting motion like it can be “fixed” or that it’s someone fault.  That is what feels comfortable to him and while you may try to tweak the shot in some ways, his base is just different from others.  You can’t make him shoot like others without getting disastrous results.  Not from the beginning, and especially not now.

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« Reply #29 on: April 25, 2018, 07:45:16 PM »

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genius fathe

Who really thinks this?   I have never heard anyone call him a genius.  Guy is a blowhard.

He has three sons playing professional basketball and is a multimillionaire himself... What else does he have to do to prove himself?