Papa LaVar Ball has another dad-of-the-year moment at NBA draft

LaVar Ball claims his son will be so good for the Lakers, he'll take them to the post-season in just his first year with the team. Of course, it's just LaVar's most recent outlandish claim after his son was selected second overall by Los Angeles in Thursday's NBA draft.

Claims son Lonzo will take Lakers to playoffs in his 1st year, and Twitter erupts

LaVar Ball, father of second overall pick Lonzo Ball of the Los Angeles Lakers, is seen speaking to a media member during the first round of the NBA draft at Barclays Center on Thursday in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

LaVar Ball just can't stop making bold claims on national television.

After his son Lonzo was selected second overall to his home team Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, it was a dream come true for the Ball family.

Just seconds after being drafted, the outspoken father made yet another over-confident statement about his son's potential. 

After adding that "Zeus and Jesus" told him Lonzo would go to the Lakers, the Twittersphere predictably erupted.

But after being correct about where his son would end up getting drafted, some agreed LaVar was only speaking the truth.


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