LaVar Ball will now also be coaching the professional Lithuanian basketball team his sons play on, according to ESPN.
ESPN reported the following:
LaVar Ball will serve as an assistant coach for LiAngelo and LaMelo’s team, Vytautas, on Tuesday night in a Big Baller Challenge contest in Lithuania.
Vytautas will play against BC Dzukija in the Big Baller Challenge — a five-game series of friendly games that do not count in the standings.
Vytautas coach Virginijus Seskus told ESPN through a translator, “LaVar wants the team to play fast. He also has an idea for a new way for the team to play defense, so we’re going to try it out tonight. Today we’ll be like two equal coaches, but this will only be for the friendly match. We’ll see how it goes today.”
This is awesome. The man went over there with his two sons, and now he’s going to be an assistant coach for a game. Is there anything this man isn’t capable of pulling off? I almost feel like he’s only a couple steps away from running the entire country.
I don’t care what you think about LaVar, but you’re naive if you don’t think everything is coming together according to his plan. Nobody knew who he was 18 months ago. Now he has a son in the NBA, two more playing pro in Europe, he’s a big name in the sports world and it looks like he’ll be around for a very long time.
Now we just need LaVar on the sidelines for Lakers games. That would be true electricity.