It wasn't a good debut. However, the first game of his National Basketball Association career did not go as planned as he only scored 3 points in the Lakers' 108-92 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.
After a rough first game against the Clippers - with Patrick Beverley in his face all night - Ball found plenty of room to operate against the soft defense of the Phoenix Suns. LaVar, as if to prove Beverley's point, was there mid-court after the game being interviewed by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.
Ingram struggled for the vast majority of preseason play, but looks good early on in the second game of the season. And you want to tell me that I got your son. "Let's see what you do the next five games, if you are going to be pumped up towards everybody like that and go back to your 0-for-5 shooting and your 2 or 3 rebounds". Nobody is going to care about you. And for LaVar and is his Big Baller Brand, isn't that what matters most?
He was just an assist short of making National Basketball Association history by becoming the youngest player to ever record a triple-double. So you got to be [all hard]. He added 9 rebounds, 4 assists, a block and a steal.
"Next time I won't make it so close", Anderson said. "That's what happens when you play in L.A.", Lonzo said. I'm touching the back of the white line, 110 yards, I'll be in there.