The predictable LaVar Ball-Lakers war is coming

Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen right shoots under pressure as Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez defends him during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday Nov. 21 2017 in Los Angeles

LaVar Ball says Lakers coach Luke Walton doesn't know how to coach his son Lonzo

Ball went 2-of-8 from behind the arc for the game, and said afterward that draining two threes was "a start".

It's freaky to hear the coach of an National Basketball Association team say he's tuning out what his players' parents think of his coaching. The Lakers have begun the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season with a 7-10 record, with Ball averaging a tally of 8.9 points, 7.1 assists, 7.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals as the starting point guard.

The Lakers would probably like nothing more than for LaVar to leave Lonzo to them and stay out of the way, but based on the way the past couple of years have gone, it's safe to say that won't happen anytime soon.

The always outspoken and enigmatic LaVar Ball is back at it again.

Ball has a point - why haven't the Lakers told their prized rookie to "go get the victory"?

Ward tweeted that Walton was impressed with the clutch plays Lonzo Ball made toward the end of the game. He's not going to take no shots because he's not in the flow.

"Go get the W. Do whatever it takes". That's why I'm down here saying, 'Rebound.

Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez center loses handle of the ball as Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball left and center Brook Lopez right defend him during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday Nov. 21 2017 in Los Angeles. (AP
LaVar Ball Says Lakers Are 'Soft,' Don't Know How to Coach Lonzo

"He's been away from me too long".

Seventeen games into the season and the Los Angeles Lakers are experiencing a bunch of growing pains as they try to figure out what type of team they want to be. Say, 'You guys need to win.

Walton seems to agree with this, which is why he wanted to squash any belief that he was going to be influenced by Ball.

During a recent interview, Ball said he believes the Lakers don't know how to coach his son.

It has been evident since Lonzo's one season at UCLA that his father thinks he has all the answers, and is not the least bit shy about sharing his thoughts. "They don't know how to coach my son".

Lakers coaches are the ones that will help him turn it around from a shooting perspective this season, not LaVar. Of course, given that Ball's goal is to create headlines, all the better to tout his Big Baller Brand company, his "go get the victory" approach to publicity can hardly be questioned.

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