in case you missed it, On Tuesday, Bleacher Report s Jonathan Abrams put out a feature on De’Aaron Fox, but the real story was a quote from his father, Aaron, who doesn’t think too highly of LaVar and Lonzo Ball:
“My son already ate his ass up twice,” Aaron said of Lonzo. “[LaVar] can say what he wants to say. I just tell him to go back and watch the film. That’s it. All that yap, yap, yapping, I don’t even got to respond to that. We played them twice. Twice his son got outplayed. I always tell [De’Aaron], let your game speak for it. You ain’t got to talk. You ain’t got to fuss.”
Too bad it may be all for not as the Lakers zero in on Lonzo instead of Fox. Oh well.
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