Earlier today, we told you how LaVar Ball is sliding into basketball recruits’ DMs to ask them to play for his new professional basketball league, the Junior Baller Association. So far, he’s courted two Kentucky signees, and we’re proud to say both said no. Both Tyler Herro and Immanuel Quickley turned down Ball, with Quickley’s EYBL coach sharing the DM with TJ Walker just a little bit ago:
— Jide (G Day) Sodipo (@JideSodipo) February 2, 2018
There aren’t enough “crying because I’m laughing” emojis in the world for this story.
UPDATED: Coincidentally, our own Drew Franklin interviewed Immanuel Quickley today in Maryland for our “Next Man Up” profile series and the future UK guard confirmed that Ball offered him a spot but he turned it down.
No Big Baller Brand/JBA for Immanuel Quickley. He is excited to be at Kentucky next season. pic.twitter.com/A2te8wAmDe
— Drew Franklin (@DrewFranklinKSR) February 2, 2018