Many have wondered what LaVar’s reaction to his sons departing the brand would be, given his statements in the past about being “with us or against us” in regards to Big Baller Brand. The LaMelo Ball shoe deal will mean that the 19-year-old will not be promoting the Big Baller Brand, a company launched by his father. Last summer, LaVar's oldest son was traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans in a package that included Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart and brought Anthony Davis back to California. Big Baller Brand is a global sports and lifestyle brand inspired by the Ball Family. The company also has ties with RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks; Denver Nuggets forward and bubble standout Michael Porter Jr.; Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma. Those comments came during an argument about Big Baller Brand in the wake of Alan Foster’s embezzlement charges as Lonzo discussed the future of the brand. The LaMelo Ball shoe deal will mean that the 19-year-old will not be promoting the Big Baller Brand, a company launched by his father. The potential No.1 draft pick had his own shoe at the age of 16 after his father LaVar founded the Big Ball Brand … 1, with Yahoo Sports’ Krysten Peek's mock draft suggesting that the 19-year-old will be picked up by the Golden State Warriors. His parenting techniques have been oft-discussed and criticized over the years, perhaps never more so than when he called Lonzo “damaged goods.”. Also Read: Avery Bradley And His Wife Spent $30,000 On Supplies For WNBA Players In Their 'Wubble', LaVar Ball believes son LaMelo isn't 'a follower', should NOT join Golden State Warriors, LaMelo Ball declares for 2020 NBA Draft after one season with Illawarra Hawks: Reports. Lonzo and LaVar Ball's relationship has been a tangled one that has played out largely in the public over the last year., first episode of season six of “Ball in the Family,”, Bleacher Report proposes Jrue Holiday-Myles Turner trade between Pelicans, Pacers, Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps propose Jrue Holiday trades with Denver Nuggets, Brooklyn Nets, LOOK: Lonzo Ball takes part in Klutch Sports workout alongside Ben Simmons, Report: LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards likely to battle for top pick by Timberwolves, LaMelo Ball signature shoe, clothing line for Puma a possibility in the future, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. I took your approach kind of like ‘Let me be a father first’ and not disowning them because you saying you don’t want this…Sometimes I sit back and reevaluate things.”. Make him angry and even he can take it to another level. LaVar Ball’s control over his sons has been a hotly-debated topic since he became a household name years ago. Viewers of "Ball in the Family" saw first-hand how large the rift had grown at times between the two, leading to an infamous "damaged goods" argument between the two.