We know, we know. Keep LaVar Ball out of the news and he might just go away.
Instead, we’ll let FOX Sports personality Kristine Leahy make the man who claimed Kentucky only beat UCLA in NCAA Tournament because too many white players were on the floor with his son look like an even bigger fool.
In case you missed it last week, Lonzo Ball’s father and the man behind the $500 shoes sold by the Big Baller Brand made an appearance on FS1 to speak with Colin Cowherd and co-host Kristine Leahy. During the interview, the discussion got heated when Leahy asked him how many shoes he had sold at that price. LaVar Ball told her to stay in her lane, and drew quite a bit of criticism for it.
You can see video of a portion of the disagreement here:
Lavar Ball goes in on reporter part 1 pic.twitter.com/fA1SC7gN1O
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Well, leave it to LaVar Ball to not leave well enough alone once this story blew over.
Instead, he doubled down on the “stay in yo lane” term that drew harsh criticism by printing a t-shirt with those words and made it available for sale on his Big Baller Brand website. Now, we’re going to do our part to not help him sell any of these shirts by leaving the link out of this story.
Here’s the tweet that was sent out by his company on Thursday announcing that they were available for sale. Kristine Leahy’s Twitter account was among those tagged on the tweet.
So how did Leahy respond when she found the shirt that double-down on the disrespect the elder Ball showed her on air last week?
In the best way possible.
Her tweet read: “In lieu of shirts, join me in donating $50/60 or whatever you can to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold.” It was accompanied by a link to donate to Support Girls Inc.
Leahy then dedicated much of the rest of her afternoon responding to her many Twitter followers, including fellow FS1 personality Jason Whitlock, who chose to make a donation upon her request.