LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent

LaVar Ball China Would Love to Have Gelo Back ... for His Pro Career

The move to sign with an agent confirms recent rumors that LaVar would attempt to find an overseas home for both of his youngest sons in an attempt to ready them for the National Basketball Association.

Ball pulled LiAngelo from UCLA earlier in the week and told ESPN that he was frustrated that the school hadn't made a final determination on the length of his son's suspension following an arrest for shoplifting while in China last month.

LiAngelo was not projected as an NBA prospect even before the shoplifting incident in China, while LaMelo was a highly-touted recruit before he withdrew from Chino Hills High School in California to be home-schooled and focus on basketball. LaVar said, when we asked if China would welcome Gelo back.

Ball posted the gif Thursday, tagging the president's account and adding the hashtags, "The Trump Dunk" and "Stay in yo lane".

Among the overseas professional clubs that a representative for the Ball family approached about signing 19-year-old LiAngelo and his 16-year-old brother LaMelo is Lietkabelis of the Lithuanian Basketball League, general manager Mantas Ignatavičius confirmed Tuesday to Yahoo Sports. Ball then said he sent the President three pairs of Big Baller Brand shoes-one in red, one in white and one in blue-but that Trump didn't thank him for the gesture.

But what do you think about LaVar removing LiAngelo and LaMelo from their respective schools to pursue a possible opportunity for them to play together for an overseas team?

Las Vegas is taking an equally dim view of LiAngelo's future in the National Basketball Association. Conversely, it would take a $2,500 bet on LiAngelo going undrafted to win only $100 - a significantly more likely scenario.

On Thursday, though, LaVar put that dilemma to rest.

Sources told ESPN that several teams in Europe and Asia have expressed interest.

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