"He's out of there". This set off a feud between LaVar Ball and the president that played out mostly on Twitter, where Trump called the outspoken basketball dad "an ungrateful fool" and a "poor man's version of Don King".
LiAngelo Ball was detained by Chinese authorities during a team trip to China in November.
There's now at least one less place to interview LaVar Ball.
"We get back over here and the consequences were even stiffer than China. So basically they're in jail here".
LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill faced up to 10 years in prison for the incident and were not allowed to leave the hotel. "If I was going to thank somebody I'd probably thank President Xi (Jinping)", LaVar Ball said to CNN's Chris Cuomo.
LaVar Ball attends a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on December 3
A family spokesperson added LiAngelo and Lavar appreciate UCLA for everything. despite the circumstances that led to the suspension.
"I'm going to make him way better for the draft that UCLA ever could have", LaVar told ESPN in a follow-up story today. "The plan is now to get Gelo ready for the NBA Draft".
The move came four weeks after LiAngelo Ball was arrested in China and charged with shoplifting. "That's like telling the Clippers back in the day not to play JJ Redick", LaVar Ball said.
Oldest son Lonzo is a rookie with the Lakers after playing one successful season at UCLA.
It might be hard to play for another school considering the distraction that accompanies his father. "I'm taking him and I'm gone", he told the Times.More news: New York Attorney General Wants Net Neutrality Vote to Be Delayed
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