LaVar Ball has been the topic of discussion for quite some time now due to his abrasive behavior, constant showboating through his sons' successes, and random attacks on former and present NBA players. He has certainly made a name for himself as the well-known father of a future NBA player.

Kyrie Irving’s latest comments

Recently, Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving made comments about LaVar Ball, who stated that he is going to be in every part of Lonzo Ball’s life.

“I’m sorry, LaVar, you’re not going to be in every hotel room that Lonzo is going to be in,” Irving said.

“You’re not going to be everywhere and part of his life as he continues to grow up...he’s 19 years old. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want it to bypass him being a father, but he’s got to let Lonzo be Lonzo for the long haul.”

Irving made some good points in his statement. LaVar cannot be there for Lonzo every step of the way, especially considering that he has two other sons he has to look after. Eventually, Lonzo is going to branch out and live his own life. Right now, he is still a young kid and could use his father’s guidance and supervision, but he has the potential to become a major NBA star and could take care of himself in the long run.

LaVar Ball responds to Kyrie Irving

LaVar Ball was on the Road Trippin’ Podcast Wednesday afternoon to discuss his son, Lonzo, and Irving’s comments were mentioned, which LaVar responded to:

“How you going to tell me how my son should be, when you don’t have a kid,” LaVar said.

“I’m a parent, he’s a son,” LaVar continued. “And like Kyrie, he’s in a different situation. So you can’t put yourself in the same situation as Lonzo. I have a wife and two other sons, you’re not in that situation…my boy is not needy, he does whatever he wants.

“Maybe he didn’t have the relationship me and Zo got, and I don’t think he did,” LaVar said of Irving and his father.

“First of all, his mom wasn’t there, so something's gotta change right there. It’s not the same. Lonzo could come home to see his mom and dad all the time. Most people with his talent have a single parent.”

LaVar is right to a certain extent.

Since Lonzo has both his parents, he has more discipline at home and more influence from them, which is always a good thing for a young kid. However, I don’t think Irving was trying to personally attack LaVar or Lonzo. He was just stating what usually happens to every kid growing up -- they eventually find their own identity and begin living their own lives.