LaVar Ball leaves the restaurant of a Shanghai hotel Wednesday, the day after his son LiAngelo was reportedly arrested for shoplifting with two UCLA teammates.
Photo: AJC
Photo: AJC

LaVar Ball’s brief interview in China

LaVar Ball was at UCLA’s team hotel Wednesday morning and granted an interview that was broken up after one question.

Ball, the famed basketball father and entrepreneur, is the father of UCLA freshman LiAngelo Ball, who was one of three UCLA players reportedly arrested Tuesday morning in Wangzhou, China, for shoplifting.

Why was Ball’s interview so short?

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.