Fa­ther knows what’s best for the Ball boys

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some­day run at Chino Hills, the same fre­netic style he and his four broth­ers played on the courts of south Los Angeles. No shot was a bad shot. Faster was al­ways bet­ter. The of­fense is a re­flec­tion of LaVar — con­fi­dent, brash, un­for­giv­ing. His sons have never played any other way.

Ced­ing con­trol, you see, is not in LaVar’s play­book. He balked at the idea of en­trust­ing his sons to some­one else’s AAU team. So he started his own team, called Big Ballers VXT.

“Brand­ing is the ul­ti­mate”

LaVar Ball poses with two of his three sons: Chino Hills (Calif.) High School bas­ket­ball stars LiAn­gelo, left, and LaMelo. LiAn­gelo will play for UCLA next sea­son. LaMelo scored 92 points in a game this sea­son as a 15-year-old sopho­more. The other Ball brother, Lonzo, plays Fri­day in the NCAA Tour­na­ment. Leonard Ortiz, The Or­ange County Reg­is­ter

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