Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About LaVar Ball! (NBA/NFL) – BIG BALLER BRAND


LaVar Ball was born on October 23, 1968, and
he was brought up in South Los Angeles, California. EverythingTop10 is proud to present, “The
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About LaVar Ball!” #10. LaVar has four brothers, named LaFrance, LaValle,
LaRenzo, and LaShon. #9. He attended Canoga Park High School in Canoga
Park, Los Angeles, where he was a prominent quarterback on the football team and he played
basketball as a forward. In one season, he grabbed a total of 316 rebounds
to break the school record. #8. LaVar first began playing college basketball
at West Los Angeles College despite having little experience at the prep level. In the season opener in 1986, he recorded
33 points and 18 rebounds against Porterville College. #7. He then transferred to Washington State and
he became a starting forward. In 36 games for the Cougars, he averaged 2.2
points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game. #6. After one season, LaVar transferred again
to Cal State Los Angeles, which competed in the NCAA Division II. Aside from sports, he also met his future
wife Tina here and he majored in criminal justice. #5. Following college, he was invited to a football
tryout and he eventually made a return to the sport. On March 7, 1995, he signed with the New York
Jets as a tight end and he was immediately loaned to the London Monarchs of the World
League of American Football (WLAF). #4. In the 1995 season for the Monarchs, LaVar
recorded 28 yards in kick returns. During his NFL career, he was also a part
of the practice squads of the Jets and the Carolina Panthers. #3. On April 6, 2017, two weeks after his son
Lonzo and UCLA fell to Kentucky in the 2017 NCAA Division I Tournament, he said, “Realistically
you can’t win no championship with three white guys because the foot speed is too slow.” He was presumably referring to his son’s
teammates Bryce Alford, T.J. Leaf, and Thomas Welsh. #2. On April 20, 2017, George Raveling, the global
basketball sports marketing director of Nike, called LaVar “the worst thing to happen
to basketball in the last hundred years.” #1. After his youngest son LaMelo reached four
years of age, he began training all of his sons to play basketball. For a relatively short period of time in their
childhoods, LaVar also had them play flag football, with Lonzo playing quarterback and
his other sons catching passes. That’s all folks! Please leave a like if you enjoyed the video
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