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LaVar Ball reportedly removes his son LiAngelo from UCLA

LaVar Ball reportedly removes his son LiAngelo from UCLA

The move came four weeks after LiAngelo Ball was arrested in China and charged with shoplifting.

LaVar Ball has pulled his middle son, LiAngelo Ball, out of his freshman year at UCLA, according to a report from TMZ, which was then confirmed by ESPN. This set off a feud between LaVar Ball and the president that played out mostly on Twitter, where Trump called the outspoken basketball dad "an ungrateful fool" and a "poor man's version of Don King".

Those options will not include transferring to another school.

It appears the main one of those options is to prepare the player for June's National Basketball Association draft.




A 3-star prospect, LiAngelo Ball is the younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball.

Ball was serving an indefinite suspension, along with Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, after being caught shoplifting from multiple high-end retail outlets while on the team's overseas trip to China. The arrests became an even bigger story when President Donald Trump intervened on behalf of the players with Chinese president Xi Jinping and they were allowed to come home shortly thereafter.

LaVar Ball reportedly considered LiAngelo's suspension unfair after the charges against him and the others were dropped.