LiAngelo Ball Headlines

  • Master P To LaVar Ball: Thank Trump, God Would Like It

    Master P says LaVar Ball is dead wrong for not thanking Donald Trump ​... Telling TMZ Sports he believes POTUS did help get the 3 UCLA players out of jail, and thanking him is the Christian thing to do. Ball has refused to thank Trump…

    TMZ
  • LaVar Ball's 'Ball in the Family' Reality Show Announced for Season 2

    LaVar Ball knows how to capitalize on his publicity.  The outspoken father of Lakers star Lonzo Ball released a trailer with a premiere date for season 2 of "Ball in the Family," a Facebook reality show featuring his family: The second season will available to view online on Sunday, Nov. 26. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.

    Bleacher Report
  • God Save Us From the Trump-LaVar Ball Battle

    Trump-LaVar Ball tweet battle: Feud between idiot president, bellicose basketball Dad will bring out the worst in America's WWE politics.

    Rolling Stone
  • Mark Cuban: LaVar Ball Is Taking a Page 'Straight Out of the Donald Trump Playbook'

    TMZ Sports recently caught up with outspoken Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, and asked what he thought about the controversy between LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump. As far as Cuban is concerned, Ball is acting just like Trump.

    Breitbart
  • Trump slams UCLA player's father as an 'ungrateful fool' after shoplifting incident

    President Donald Trump lashed out again at LaVar Ball, the father of the UCLA basketball player who was detained in China with two of his teammates. Ball is an “ungrateful fool” and “a poor man’s version of Don King,” Trump tweeted today, referring to the controversial boxing promoter, “but...

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  • Donald Trump Calls LaVar Ball an 'Ungrateful Fool' and 'Poor Man's Don King'

    President Donald Trump responded to LaVar Ball on Wednesday morning regarding his role in helping Ball's son, LiAngelo Ball, make it back to the United States on the heels of shoplifting allegations in China. In a pair of tweets, Trump took credit for getting LiAngelo Ball out of a prison sentence and criticized the Ball family patriarch in the process: "It wasn't the White House, it wasn't the State Department, it wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at LaVar Ball, calling him ‘poor man’s version of Don King, but without the hair’

    U.S. President Donald Trump has again lashed out at LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball who was detained in China for shoplifting, in a series of Wednesday morning tweets.

    Global News
  • Trump calls father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

    The president called LaVar Ball, father of UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball, "a poor man's version of Don King, but without the hair."

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

    Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left...

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  • LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

    Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left...

    ABC News
  • LaVar Ball Refuses to Thank Donald Trump for Helping LiAngelo in China on CNN

    LaVar Ball spoke to CNN's Chris Cuomo after President Donald Trump offered a pair of critical statements about LiAngelo Ball following LiAngelo's arrest in China on shoplifting charges. Ball questioned Trump's role in the situation and declined to offer a thank you to the president, telling Cuomo he "[doesn't] have to go around saying thank you to everybody," per CNN: Ball said a trip for LiAngelo on Air Force One would've changed his attitude toward Trump, according to ESPN's Darren...

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  • Meyers, Colbert weigh in on Trump, LaVar Ball beef: 'The feud we've been waiting for'

    Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert didn’t miss their shot to address the Donald Trump and LaVar Ball feud. On Monday, the hosts weighed in on the back and forth between the president and the father of LiAngelo Ball, one of the three UCLA basketball players who was caught shoplifting on a recent team trip to China. Trump claims he was instrumental in getting them released, and when asked about the president’s involvement, the Ball patriarch said, “Who?” The dismissive response led Trump to tweet...

    EW.com
  • LaVar Ball again questions Donald Trump’s role in son’s release from Chinese authorities

    LaVar Ball didn’t back down during the interview, saying that Donald Trump has more important things to do than ask for his gratitude.

    Global News
  • FS1's Sharpe Sides with Trump, Slams LaVar Ball for Being Ungrateful

    Monday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” host Shannon Sharpe sided with President Donald Trump after the president lamented working with Chinese government to get three UCLA basketball players released after they were detained on shoplifting charges because LaVar Ball, the father of one of the players, acted like Trump played no role in his son’s release. “Who?” Ball responded when he was asked by ESPN about Trump’s involvement in his son’s release. Sharpe said even people who dislike Trump...

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  • FS1's Sharpe Sides with Trump, Slams LaVar Ball for Being Ungrateful

    Monday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” host Shannon Sharpe sided with President Donald Trump after the president lamented working with Chinese government to get three UCLA basketball players released after they were detained on shoplifting charges because LaVar Ball, the father of one of the players, acted like Trump played no role in his son’s release. “Who?” Ball responded when he was asked by ESPN about Trump’s involvement in his son’s release. Sharpe said even people who dislike Trump...

    Breitbart
  • Trump and father of UCLA player spar over arrest in China

    President Donald Trump and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China have become engaged in a so-called war of words. Last week LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA players, Cody Riley and Jaden Hill, were detained in Shanghai after an incident that involved stealing...

    ABC News
  • Donald Trump Responds to LaVar Ball: 'I Should Have Left Them In Jail!'

    President Trump tweeted that he should have left the three UCLA players who were recently caught shoplifting during their trip to China in jail.

    Rolling Stone
  • Trump Changed His Mind and Thinks He Should Have Left the UCLA Players in Jail

    LaVar Ball questioned Trump’s role in resolving the matter.

    Fortune
  • Donald Trump responds to LaVar Ball by tweeting he should have left UCLA players in jail

    President Donald Trump responded to LaVar Ball on Sunday via Twitter after Ball downplayed Trump's involvement in getting LiAngelo Ball and two other detained? UCLA?men's basketball players back to the United States last week. "Who?" LaVar Ball, the outspoken and divisive father of LiAngelo Ball and? Los Angeles Lakers?rookie? Lonzo Ball, told ESPN's Arash Markazi on Friday when asked about Trump's involvement in the matter. "What was he...

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  • CNN's Stelter: Trump's Tweet About Lavar Ball 'Immature at Best,' 'Race-Baiting at Worst'

    Sunday on “CNN Newsroom,” Brian Stelter reacted to President Donald Trump calling out LaVar Ball, outspoken father of UCLA Basketball’s LiAngelo Ball, for not crediting the president for getting his son released by the Chinese after a shoplifting charge. Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal. I should have left them in jail! — Donald J....

    Breitbart
  • Trump Blasts 'Ungrateful' LaVar Ball After Saving Son from Chinese Prison

    President Donald Trump attacked the former basketball player turned media personality LaVar Ball on Sunday evening, claiming that he had been "very ungrateful" after Trump's intervention saved his son from a prison sentence in China.

    Breitbart
  • White House: Trump wasn't being literal when he tweeted he should've left UCLA players 'in jail'

    The three UCLA basketball players who were arrested in China and charged with shoplifting returned stateside after President Trump met with Xi Jinping to ask for help in the case. LaVar Ball, father of LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump's involvement with his son's release while speaking with ESPN. On Sunday morning, Trump sent out a tweet suggesting Ball was ungrateful for his help and that he "should have left [the players] in jail!" At the daily press briefing on Monday, Press Secretary Sarah...

    Business Insider
  • President Donald Trump On LaVar Ball Diss: “I Should Have Left Them In Jail!”

    President Donald Trump fired back via Twitter today at claims by basketball patriarch LaVar Ball that he didn’t have much to do with helping his son, LiAngelo, escape Chinese justice for shoplifting. Ball told ESPN yesterday that claims Trump aided his son, UCLA freshman basketballer LiAngelo Ball, were making “a big deal out of nothing.” "Who?" Ball said to ESPN. "What was (Trump) over there for? Don't tell me nothing. Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me…

    Deadline
  • LaVar Ball downplays Donald Trump's role in UCLA freshmen's release

    LOS ANGELES -- LaVar Ball downplayed his son's shoplifting incident in China, as well as President Donald Trump's involvement in getting LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA basketball players back to the United States earlier this week. "Who?" LaVar Ball told ESPN on Friday, when asked about Trump's involvement in the matter. "What was he over there for? Don't tell me nothing. Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out." UCLA freshmen LiAngelo...

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