Arguably one of the most epic episodes in ESPN's First Take happened a few hours ago. Stage dad LaVar Ball went on a shouting rage against the one and only Stephen A. Smith.
Stephen A. Smith vs LaVar Ball
Lately, LaVar Ball has been making some absurd comments about prominent names in the sports world. The former NFL player, who is now 48 years old, took its acrimonious speech against Stephen A. Smith which stuns Molly Querim and Max Kellerman. LaVar Ball might be the most controversial stage dad this decade have ever seen. While other people are lacking confidence, LaVar Ball doesn’t have any problem with it.
The showdown between Stephen A. Smith and LaVar Ball started smoothly. Until the host brought up about LaVar Ball being self-centered rather than letting his kids enjoy the spotlight. LaVar Ball was also defiant with his actions and statements against Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Stephen Curry. Molly Querim asked LaVar Ball if he is getting too personal about LeBron James and LaVar Ball’s reply made Stephen A. Smith angry.
LaVar Ball Is A Stage Dad
Stephen A. Smith is widely considered as a geek when it comes to numbers and providing info to sports fans. Smith knows that LaVar Ball will take it to the extreme and he was ready for it. Stephen A. Smith thinks that LaVar Ball is being self-centered. Smith wasn’t the only person who thinks LaVar ball is hungry for fame. Numerous sports analyst and NBA players thinks that Ball is getting out of hand
Probably the craziest claim that LaVar Ball has stated is when he told the media that he can beat Michael Jordan one-on-one. Everybody took a cheap shot at LaVar Ball and the crew from TNT made an epic response. The crew also made a comparison between the numbers of Jordan and LaVar ball during their days. While Jordan averaged 17.7 points per game in college, LaVar Ball has 2.2 ppg.