Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LaVar Ball Wants a Billion Dollar Sneaker Deal for His Sons

Never was there a man who made more outrageous claims about the athletic prowess of his children than LaVar Ball. The father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball is already figuring that his two younger sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, will be successes in college and beyond. In fact, he's already dreaming about a package sneaker deal for all three of his kids.

Billion dollar babies: Balls seek $1B shoe deal

4:57 PM ET Darren RovellESPN Senior Writer Close's sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC LaVar Ball has a price for his sons: $1 billion.

"A billion dollars, it has to be there," Ball told USA Today. "That’s our number, a billion, straight out of the gate. And you don’t even have to give it to me all up front. Give us $100 mil over 10 years."