Is LaVar Ball the Dana White of Basketball?


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The Baldfather Part II?

Dana White is one of the most successful promoters in recent memory, and perhaps of all time. He is credited as a leading force in taking the UFC from a company in debt in 2001, to being part of the largest sports acquisition in history, selling the company to WME-IMG for $4 Billion in 2016 (along with his partners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta). The main factor to his success as President and head mouthpiece of the UFC has been his unmatched ability to make wild statements to keep eyes and ears on his brand.

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For anyone who pays any attention to Basketball, doesn’t this sound kind of familiar?

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For the sake of saving you from too much rambling in this post, I’m going to assume you know who LaVar Ball is. If you don’t, I’m going to assume you’ve been in a coma for the past 2 years, and in that case, thank god you’ve woken up and found your way to! If you need the cliff notes on LaVar Ball, here’s his Wikipedia page (undoubtedly edited by himself on a daily basis).

If you’ve been following anything involving LaVar Ball, then yes, the first paragraph (see above) should sound very familiar. Am I saying that LaVar Ball is the light-skinneded second coming of Dana White? No, not necessarily, but they do have a hell of a lot in common.

So what is it that makes LaVar Ball the Dana White of Basketball? And no, it’s not just because they’re both bald and love to talk.

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