Sport DeMarcus Cousins on Lonzo Ball: ‘Never heard of him’

23:25  10 april  2017
23:25  10 april  2017 Source:   Sportsnaut

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LaVar Ball has become one of the more polarizing figures in the basketball world, but he has a fan in Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins . TMZ cameras caught up with Boogie and while he said that he “ never heard of ” Lonzo Ball , he was sure to point out that LaVar is a “legend.”

DeMarcus Cousins just threw some shade at ex-UCLA star (and possible #1 NBA pick) Lonzo Ball hitting him with the dreaded " never heard of him " when we got Cousins out in L.A.

Mar 27, 2017; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins (0) prior to the game against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena. © Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports Mar 27, 2017; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins (0) prior to the game against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

DeMarcus Cousins isn’t shy about throwing shade, and he threw a truck full of it in the direction of Lonzo Ball when asked about the soon-to-be NBA rookie.

Cousins was asked by TMZ Sports for his thoughts on the best prospects coming out of March Madness. He listed off a few, including Malik Monk and any players coming out from Kentucky, his alma mater. But when he was asked about the former UCLA star guard he said he’s “never heard of him,” while adding, “His dad is a legend.”

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DeMarcus Cousins just threw some shade at ex-UCLA star (and possible #1 NBA pick) Lonzo Ball hitting him with the dreaded " never heard of him " when we got Cousins out in L.A

New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins claimed he had never heard of Lonzo Ball when talking about NBA draft prospects during an interview with TMZ Sports. Cousins appeared to be joking and throwing a bit of shade in good fun, however, after stating that De'Aaron Fox

One has to believe Ball will get more than his fair share of verbal jabs when he does start playing against NBA stars.

His dad, LaVar, recently said Lonzo is better than Stephen Curry (right now, seriously) and that Lonzo would only play for the Los Angeles Lakers. His dad has also said a whole bunch of other stuff that’s pure nonsense, and NBA executives are reportedly wary of his influence on Lonzo’s career.

It remains to be seen if any of that will impact where Ball lands in the 2017 NBA Draft.

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