The Warriors will host LiAngelo Ball for a pre-draft workout on June 10, a source confirmed with The Chronicle. If it doesn't work out in the National Basketball Association, it still seems he'll have a chance to play professionally somewhere next season.
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been a vocal critic of LaVar Ball, but that won't keep Golden State from evaluating Ball's middle son. A knee injury prevented the Los Angeles Lakers rookie from participating in the Rising Stars Challenge and, in LaVar Ball's estimation, cost him a shot at the main event at Staples Center this past February. He and his younger brother, LaMelo Ball, then went overseas to play professionally with Lithuanian team Vytautas Prienu.
LiAngelo has been called the "weakest link" in the Ball family before.
While playing for BC Vytautas over the past few months, Ball, 19, averaged 12.9 points in 22 minutes. "If he had been solid, go 80 games, durable, they understand what they got, that would make a big difference".
The 2018 NBA Draft is set for June 21.
"The Lakers are my priority, for sure". When we get older, we will get stronger, faster and a better feel for the game. The Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, and Golden State are the only three teams with known workouts scheduled with him, and it won't be too long before news starts leaking out of those workouts about where he is from a skill perspective.
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