Both #Lonzo Ball and his outspoken father LaVar Ball said that Lonzo would only work out for the #Los Angeles Lakers. At one time, LaVar even said his son would "only" play for the Lakers but Lonzo has since said that he would play for anyone who drafted him. The two also said that he would only work out for the Lakers before the #2017 Nba Draft and he held true to that one. However, that might come back to haunt Lonzo because, after his workout, the Lakers reportedly are not completely sold on making him their top draft pick.

What Lonzo Ball said

These rumors coming from the Los Angeles Lakers might come as a surprise to Lonzo Ball.

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The UCLA superstar worked out for the Lakers, which included Hall of Fame star and team president Magic Johnson, this week. After the workout, Ball said that he wanted to play for the Lakers but once again said that he will play for anyone who drafts him.

For a change, his father was not with him so it allowed Zo to speak for himself. According to Ball, he got positive vibes from the workout and said that it was fun and he wasn't nervous at all. He also said that the Lakers "love" his father. Los Angeles might have loved Lonzo Ball even more since his answers were brief and to the point and not boisterous like his father.

Lonzo even said that he doesn't think his dad will influence teams drafting him because the teams know him and what is about. However, after his workout, the positive vibes that he felt might have been one-sided.

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Lakers draft rumors

Most people, fans of Lonzo Ball and detractors, assumed when the Los Angeles Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft at the lottery that they were drafting Lonzo Ball. The problem is that, after his workout, the Lakers are looking at other players as well and are not completely sold on Ball.

Other players on the Los Angeles Lakers radar include Josh Jackson of Kansas. The team met with him on Thursday in Sacramento. Los Angeles also met with De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky on Thursday. The Lakers are considering both of those players with the second overall pick in the draft. Of course, if the Boston Celtics pass on Markelle Fultz, the Lakers will almost surely draft him over Lonzo.

The big problem with Lonzo Ball is he refused to go to the combine and his workout with the Los Angeles Lakers was just a one-man show. Lonzo has an awkward shooting release and the Lakers have no measuring stick on how he will against real NBA level talent. Either way, Ball to the Lakers is no longer a sure thing.