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LaVar Ball: Lakers 'don't want to play for' Luke Walton

LaVar Ball: Lakers 'don't want to play for' Luke Walton

Lonzo Ball disagreed with his father that Luke Walton has lost control of the Lakers locker room, but stopped short of an outright endorsement of his coach.

Had the interview ended at that point, Ball's father would have seemed like a disconnected parent.

"I'll play for anybody", the rookie point guard said following the Lakers morning shoot around at Staples Center.

One wonders if Carlisle is more upset with Ball, or ESPN.

The response was far from a ringing endorsement of Walton and could be perceived to be the opposite.

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"My job is to play basketball".

With those two responses, Ball called into question his support of the Lakers' Head Coach. "Whatever those meetings [with LaVar Ball in the past] are, I'm not concerned with those".

"I don't see that our players aren't playing hard", Walton responded to Ball's father's comments. "I just know they'll take care of it".

It was less than a month ago that the Lakers brass met with Ball about toning down criticism of Walton, the Lakers and how the franchise was handling Lonzo Ball, who returned Friday after missing six games with a sprained left shoulder. "I think our players are playing very hard".

Ball suggested the Lakers would be fine moving most of their team to land LeBron James, who can become a free agent next season, as long as they had some rebounders and his three sons on the roster (LiAngelo being the other). "They're giving us what they have and we're going to keep working and we'll be fine".

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With a current record of 11-27, the Lakers are dead last in the NBA's Western Conference standings.

Ball's comments came after his father, ? Like I said, he is going to say what he wants to say. "You can't give my son the best player in the league, and don't expect them not to win".

"I feel very secure in my job status right now", he said. I know our front office and organization, they'll do whatever they have to do on their end of it, but I'm not spending my time trying to figure out what they're all doing about it.

Lonzo spoke to the media on Sunday and was asked where he stood on LaVar's comments and if Walton had indeed lost the locker room.

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