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Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #60 on: January 08, 2018, 03:19:13 PM »

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Maybe Lavar should shut his gaping piehole until he can figure out how to run his company.

https://sports.yahoo.com/lavar-balls-big-baller-brand-receives-f-rating-better-business-bureau-180918918.html
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Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #61 on: January 08, 2018, 03:28:45 PM »

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the one thing I'm curious about is is this just Lavar's opinion or has heard this from Lonzo?

Lonzo when asked about Luke Walton as a coach: "I will play for anybody."

Yeah. Pretty passive aggressive and weaselly. Can you imagine Smart or Tatum or Brown saying that?

He makes some vaguely supportive comments for Walton in other parts of the interview, but overall he sounds pretty unconvincing IMO. I wouldn't be surprised if he and his dad are on the same page after all.

ESPN has the same story, but titled it "Lonzo disputes assertion Walton has lost team." ESPN, the pillar of journalistic integrity. I'm just trying to imagine how ESPN would react if Tom Brady made the exact same quote.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/lakers-lonzo-ball-on-whether-he-likes-luke-walton-as-a-coach-ill-play-for-anybody/

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« Reply #62 on: January 08, 2018, 05:01:33 PM »

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Maybe Lavar should shut his gaping piehole until he can figure out how to run his company.

https://sports.yahoo.com/lavar-balls-big-baller-brand-receives-f-rating-better-business-bureau-180918918.html

What a sham!

Can the customers file a class action suit against shady business dealings like this?
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Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #63 on: January 08, 2018, 05:45:59 PM »

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Lonzo when asked about Luke Walton as a coach: "I will play for anybody."

Classic case of good kid with a dad with too big a mouth...

Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #64 on: January 08, 2018, 05:49:48 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.

Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #65 on: January 08, 2018, 06:16:37 PM »

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Hire Lavar as coach so that way ESPN will air every Lakers game !!!
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Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #66 on: January 08, 2018, 06:18:42 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.

some of us predicted this senero ,  the ball family as a disruption would likely raise its ugly head .  The Lakers thought they could handle a big mouth clown , but apparently not so far.

The end result is liable to decease Lonzo s value and mess with his carreer ......what if the Lakers say ......forget it .....Lonzo is not worth the headache .....how many franchises jump forward to take him and his clown family.......a reality TV show .

Lonzo is probably mosltly good kid .  But he needs to step in ...PROTECT his COACH, TEAM ,  and have a talk with his clown father .....like dude ....Im cuttingyou off money wise ...

If you don't stay the out of my business.

Re: Lavar Ball: "Lakers don't want to play for Luke Walton."
« Reply #67 on: January 08, 2018, 06:52:53 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.
The only problem is they are losing a lot, much more than many expected, and it is on Luke, it's that simple

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« Reply #68 on: January 08, 2018, 06:55:03 PM »

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Lonzo when asked about Luke Walton as a coach: "I will play for anybody."

Classic case of good kid with a dad with too big a mouth...
That's not a quote of a good kid. That's a quote of a snake trying to add fuel to the flame

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« Reply #69 on: January 08, 2018, 07:19:17 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.
The only problem is they are losing a lot, much more than many expected, and it is on Luke, it's that simple
It's also on LaVar's kid that was shooting almost as bad as Marcus Smart and then got hurt

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« Reply #70 on: January 08, 2018, 07:53:07 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.
The only problem is they are losing a lot, much more than many expected, and it is on Luke, it's that simple

Blame the coach for a young team has never done anything or proven themselves in the NBA consistently losing games?  Losing mentality for a bad organization.  It's only a surprising season for them if you buy into hype.  I was confident they would be a bottom 5 team all along (which is why I was so high on the draft day move, even before Tatum being as good as he has been).

I have not liked many things about the Balls but tried not to go on about it.  I think coming in all the scout talk I had to listen to about how Lavar makes his teammates better by passing quickly to them and letting them do whatever they wanted, how he made them better when they were passing the ball around, getting credit for their play, I wondered how this would go.  He is not a ball handler and he wasn't making regular NBA PG plays at all.  Rondo is still maybe the best passer in the NBA and he's not so good of a player.  There's a lot more to this game and I didn't buy what I was being sold.  I'm glad the Celtics were not even a discussion for taking him.
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« Reply #71 on: January 09, 2018, 02:15:46 PM »

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« Reply #72 on: January 09, 2018, 02:48:34 PM »

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This is incredibly simple. The Lakers just need to bar Lavarr from everything Lakers related, and refuse to acknowledge his existence. They need to block him from all the social media and then just state that the Lakers as a policy don't discuss non basketball matters such as the opinions of nobodies like Joe Schmo from New Jersey or some player's mommy or daddy or former roommate's best friend's dog washer.

If Lonzo doesn't play with good effort the next night then Lonzo needs to be a healthy scratch the night after that and when asked why Luke says "It was my decision. I play guys that I think I need to play to help my team win." then do it again.  Then do it again. Then start to let him play.

Then let someone anonymously leak it out from the front office "The players were playing for Luke Walton the other night. Well. One of them wasn't."

If any player complains they get benched too and effort in games and practice gets addressed.
The only problem is they are losing a lot, much more than many expected, and it is on Luke, it's that simple
much more than expected?  I predicted they would be a bottom 3 team.  They are losing exactly like I thought they would.

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« Reply #73 on: January 09, 2018, 04:34:38 PM »

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« Reply #74 on: January 09, 2018, 05:36:43 PM »

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Lonzo when asked about Luke Walton as a coach: "I will play for anybody."

Classic case of good kid with a dad with too big a mouth...

sounds pretty passive aggressive to me. Didn't defend his coach or even mention him by name. Just said he will play for whatever coach is in front of him.

imagine if they asked Tatum what he thought about playing for Stevens and he said "eh ill play for anybody"