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

23:25  10 april  2017
23:25  10 april  2017 Source:   yardbarker.com

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"His dad is a legend." TMZ reporters recently caught up with Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins to badger him with questions about the NBA's tight Fox, Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo, but when he was asked about UCLA's Lonzo Ball he didn't have anything to say other than, " never heard of him ."

Lonzo Ball and his dad, LaVar, are in the headlines every day now, it seems, and DeMarcus Cousins had the best reaction when asked about them this weekend. “ Never heard of him ,” Boogie quipped, before adding, “His dad is a legend, man.”

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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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.

George Raveling Disses Lavar Ball: 'Worst Thing To Happen ... ' .
George Raveling, the pioneering coach who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame two years ago, is no fan of LaVar Ball."Worse thing to happen to college basketball in the last 100 years," Raveling said of Lavar.

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