LaMelo’s Father Thinks there’s more than Using LaMelo Ball’s Eligibility to ‘prove a Point’
Is the NCAA using LaMelo eligibility to prove a point? His eligibility in college basketball will likely be nearly impossible according to LaVar, LaMelo’s father, who prefers his son to play overseas instead of a fight with NCAA.
During Sunday’s episode of “Ball in the Family,” LaVar said that the battle to receive his son’s eligibility with NCAA was an uphill task. While one is likely to think that the possibility of playing for a professional team in Lithuania or serving in family shoe brand is the thing keeping him out of college career, his father claimed the NCAA wouldn’t consider his son
LaVar also said that it would be difficult for LaMelo to get into a college program. Although he brings crowd, wins and also entertains, he is still not eligible. He also points out that you might only play with pros, endorse a sneaker and hire an agent and expect to play college ball.
LaMelo has said several times said that his wish is to play in college Basketball. According to him, their list of reasons why college basketball eligibility is best. Now his Lithuanian career over, he prepares for his next step in a basketball career. He is playing for Spire Institute a prep program in Ohio.
Members of Ball’s family may not think of reasons the NCAA is keeping LaMelo out, and they talked about the upcoming legal fight.
Spire Institute coach said that they have been getting calls from top colleges, but the biggest issue with them was whether the NCAA was going to let him play. Coach Jermaine Jackson of Spire Institute said that there was nothing wrong with him, he is an ordinary student-athlete, he had taken his classes and nothing illegal he has done. There is nothing illegal he had done.
LaMelo said he doesn’t know and it doesn’t make sense when asked about how he feels about his eligibility status.
Despite various views about LaMelo eligibility, there might be plenty of reasons why he is not eligible. Instead of a legal fight with NCAA, LaVar decides that LaMelo have his NBA overseas instead of costly disputes.