Pistons Sign LiAngelo Ball

The Detroit Pistons and LiAngelo Ball have agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Now that all three Ball brothers have NBA contracts, we can admit that Lavar Ball isn’t the worst dad ever after all. He’s just beyond annoying.

What’s most important is that the NBA already canceled its usual “Summer League” back in October. That means LiAngelo will likely get an opportunity to practice and run some games with the real roster. It’s not everyday you see non-guaranteed contracts land that type of opportunity.

He’s 6′ 5,” so he’ll likely play at the two-guard spot if things work out. A team can’t have enough of those in today’s NBA. Ball was never considered much of an NBA prospect leading up to the signing, so it will be entertaining to see how he performs. LiAngelo shot over 41% from deep during the 2017-18 campaign overseas. He isn’t bad.

We’re honestly just waiting for Lavar Ball to tell us LiAngelo could take Dr. J one-on-one. It would be the perfect dessert for this signing.

Written by Gary Sheffield, Jr

Gary Sheffield Jr is the son of should-be MLB Hall of Famer, Gary Sheffield. He covers basketball and baseball for OutKick.com, chats with the Purple and Gold faithful on LakersNation, and shitposts on Twitter. You can follow him at GarySheffieldJr


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  1. #2 pick, #3 pick, and FA; all in the league. Impressive no matter who their parents are. Maybe more impressive for them considering the pressure and micromanagement their lives went through to get to this point.

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