Lonzo Ball cut ties with Big Baller Brand co-founder Alan Foster over the weekend, after it was revealed that Foster allegedly stole $1.5 million from the Lakers’ level guard.
Shortly thereafter, Ball posted a photograph on instagram containing Nike’s “It’s solely a loopy dream till you do it” tagline, together with the caption “Moving on to larger and higher #MyOwnMan.” Naturally, this led to rumors that LaVar Ball’s first-born son is able to ditch BBB in favor The Swoosh.
Ball’s teammate and Nike lifer, LeBron James, spoke with The Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli in regards to the latest developments concerning Big Baller Brand, in addition to the Nike rumors.
Of course, LeBron says he would welcome Lonzo aboard Team Nike if that is what he chooses to do.
“I really like the truth that he is taking management his s–t. I imply, he is, that is what’s actually, actually dope to me. Once I noticed that story, I simply seen a child turning into a person. ‘This is my profession and I am taking this. I achieved had sufficient with—no matter. I achieved had sufficient. Whatever. If I am not going to achieve success, I am not going to achieve success on my phrases.’ I noticed quite a bit that. We’ll see.
“Whatever the child decides to do, no matter model he comes with subsequent—if it is with Nike, clearly we’d welcome him. I’d undoubtedly welcome him. I really like the child regardless what footwear he had on. But we will see.”
According to ESPN, Lonzo owns 51% Big Baller Brand. His father owns 16.four%, whereas his mom and Foster every personal 16.three%. It’s unclear what’s going to occur to Foster’s stake now that his connection to the model has been severed.