The only person better at generating headlines than Lonzo Ball seems to be his father, LaVar. The elder Ball managed to do so again this weekend, once for saying something wild and then again for walking those comments back. LaVar told KCUB Sports Radio 1290 in Arizona that UCLA star Lonzo would play for the Lakers and that he would discourage other teams from taking the stellar point guard at the top of the draft. Later, he said he was only posturing. Lonzo is averaging 14.8, 7.6 assists and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Bruins, who stand at 26-3 on the season. He’s in the mix to be the potential No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft. LaVar has already stated on multiple occasions that Lonzo is better
The best college football recruits in the country choose to play ball at a particular school for two reasons: to win national championships and to make it to the NFL. According to research done by Business Insider, using data provided by the NCAA, through Week 3 of the 2016 season, there are 31 schools with at least 21 players on active NFL rosters. Recent struggles aside, let’s not forget that the Oregon Ducks are only two years removed from competing in the CFP title game against Ohio State.