LaVar Ball, whose eldest son, Lonzo, plays for the Los Angeles Lakers, has repeatedly minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release, telling CNN earlier this week: "If I feel nobody did anything, I don't have to go around saying thank you to everybody".
"The basketball players, by the way - I know a lot of people are asking - I will tell you, when I heard about it two days ago, I had a great conversation with President Xi", Trump said after boarding Air Force One in Manila at the conclusion of a 12-day trip through Asia.
Sargent wrote that the immediate segue to football players, whom Trump has repeatedly criticized for kneeling during the national anthem, shows a clear pattern of a public attack on prominent African Americans. P says despite Trump's policies and the way that he handles things, he should be grateful that his son is back on USA soil following the whole fiasco that happened in China. It's a really big deal, especially in China.
President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool". "I would be surprised if they were even prosecuted". Tony Schwartz, a frequent critic of the president who has said he regrets writing the 1987 book that helped sale Trump's reputation as a successful business magnate, made his remarks after Trump attacked this week the father of a college basketball player. "On the one hand it is racial, on the other hand he has very thin skin".
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"LaVar Ball is the ideal man to pull Binky duty". "If he accepts the challenge, he may also be the last famous person in the United States who at the moment can credibly claim to be doing real public service".
He acknowledges that Lavar Ball is vocal about his opinions but he still thinks the President's help should be acknowledged in some for of gratitude.
"This back and forth with Donald Trump has extended the brand awareness outside of just sports", Apex Marketing Group president Eric Smallwood told Yahoo Sports. "To have that reaction from someone as high up as Trump, it has definitely helped [Ball] reach a larger audience".