The LeBron James-LaVar Ball rivalry may have taken yet another turn.
Ball — the father of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball — questioned whether the sons of James would ever live up to the hype set forth by their father. James took offense to that, and responded aggressively through the media.
Cleveland played versus Chicago on Thursday evening. During warm-ups, LeBron was shooting threes in the corner…with an unorthodox shooting motion eerily similar to that of Lonzo Ball. The clip begins at the 0:10 mark:
— NBA (@NBA) March 30, 2017
The shot — plus the wry smile — seems a bit too much to be purely coincidental.
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