Your team did go and picked up a non-scoring point guard in Ricky Rubio
Sorry, SLC. I hate it had to be you. But you lost the biggest star your franchise has seen in years for nothing, and there was nothing your team could do about it.
Your team did go and picked up a non-scoring point guard Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys in Ricky Rubio, who would have been a great fit next to Hayward. It’ll still remain competitive for the next few seasons, competing for and losing grasp of a lower playoff seed. Then, before you know it, Rudy Gobert’s contract will be up, and this nightmare will replay itself once more.
Big Baller Brand has been looking for a co-branding partnership from Nike, Adidas, or Under Armour all along. They could be hoping to play themselves back to the negotiating table with those brands by showing them what Ball can do while playing in their products.
In April, talks between Big Baller Brand and each of the three companies broke down after Lavar Ball insisted on a co-branding partnership, according to a report from ESPN. That made Orioles Cheap Jerseys sense, because the Ball family had zero leverage then.
They at least have a bit more now that Lonzo Ball has shown off his skill in front of packed houses in Las Vegas while becoming one of the most talked-about prospects since LeBron James in 2003. It’s hard to stay away from that.
SB Nation reached out to Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour representatives for comment on any interest in reopening negotiations with Ball after he wore their shoes. Requests from all three have not yet been returned.