For the record, we doubt LaVar will ever say "Thanks" to Trump, but we're pretty sure he's gonna have some words for P pretty soon. "I don't know. If I was going to thank somebody I'd probably thank President Xi (Jinping)", he told CNN's Chris Cuomo. He's attacked many prominent black people during his time in office so far, including players kneeling during the national anthem before football games and Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, after he found out that she had been privy to the phone call he made to a gold star widow in her district. P says despite Trump's policies and the way that he handles things, he should be grateful that his son is back on US soil following the whole fiasco that happened in China.
His feud with Mr Ball started when the man's son, LiAngelo, was arrested for shoplifting in China. Ball, Riley and Hill did not play in the team's victory over Georgia Tech in Shanghai. Ball refused to thank the President for his alleged actions and said that he's unsure if Trump actually had anything to do with it in the first place. Trump, whose administration has been under investigation by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller for its ties to the Russian hacking scandal among other alleged charges, immediately took credit for the boys' release on Twitter. "Trump regularly attacks high-profile African Americans to feed his supporters' belief that the system is rigged for minorities", Sargent wrote on Twitter Wednesday. "I need to go over and get them.' That wasn't the thought process".
"Who?" he told ESPN when asked about Trump's role in the situation days after their release.More news: Troopers increase I-40 patrol Wednesday for Thanksgiving travel
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'On the one hand it is racial, on the other hand he has very thin skin'. "If he accepts the challenge, he may also be the last famous person in the United States who at the moment can credibly claim to be doing real public service".
UCLA is one of the top basketball programs in the country, and the Ball family - including LiAngelo's outspoken father, LaVar Ball - has become well-known in the sports world.
It is estimated that Big Baller Brand has received about $13.2 million in free digital and TV advertising since the Trump/Ball feud began on November 17, according the Apex Marketing Group.