Steve Kerr laments coverage of LaVar Ball, the 'Kardashian of the NBA'

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It would give LaVar Ball a moment to try to work things out with the organization and also allow Lonzo Ball to show us if he's ready to step up to his father if his dream come true is on the line. ESPN's coverage of Ball vs. Walton disgusts Van Gundy, who vows to protest the sports media giant January 19 before and during the Pistons' game against the Washington Wizards. Or else ESPN wouldn't be spending what they're spending to send reporters to Lithuania, when they laid off people who were writing really substantial pieces.

The circus that surrounds LaVar Ball has moved past Westwood and into, of all places, Lithuania, where Ball organized a plan for his two youngest sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, to play hoops professionally oversees. It doesn't matter if there's any substance involved with any issues. It's just, can we make it interesting for no apparent reason?

Ker's comments on media and how Ball became popular are interesting because he's right that it wouldn't be a story if people didn't care about it. He was asked about LaVar Ball after the demonstrative dad told ESPN that the Lakers no longer want to play for coach Luke Walton, a dear Kerr friend and former top assistant with the Warriors. Goodman is now positioned in Lithuania, where LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are playing.

When it comes to Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, it's no secret that finding his shot this season continues to be a struggle. And Kerr isn't alone.

The latest attack prompted the head of the National Basketball Coaches Association, Rick Carlisle of the Dallas Mavericks, to attack the messenger - in this case ESPN - for continuing to provide a platform for LaVar Ball's analysis. If Trump made a comment like that, it's easy to imagine Van Gundy or Gregg Popovich ranting and raving about the sanctity of a free press. The league is rightfully protective of that TV money, which is why Van Gundy risks a fine if he doesn't cooperate with ESPN.

"I'm not meeting with their announcing crew before the game, I'm not doing the in-game interview", he said, per the New York Daily News.

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Maybe, for once, LaVar Ball will listen. I hope Lonzo Ball is worth it. I don't decide who the coach is.

On Tuesday, Lonzo Ball had his worst shooting night in more than five weeks.

As a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, ESPN is responsible for generating revenue.

Randle spent most of the season using his superior athleticism to get the better of backup centers and power forwards as a scorer. It's not even news really, it's complete nonsense.

Then again, ESPN is an entertainment network that covers sports.

The issue is that LaVar Ball is nothing like a Kardashian. Most sports stories are superfluous. I know Carlisle thinks making their jobs harder will somehow lead ESPN's bosses to alter their treatment of subjects like Ball, but he's wrong.

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