LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball 'in serious discussions' to sign with Lithuanian team

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According to's Jonathan Givony, LiAngelo and LaMelo are expected to make $500 per month in a best-case scenario and could even end up playing for free.

If signed, the franchise has hopes that the Balls - including father LaVar - could be a marketing boon for the fledgling franchise, sources told ESPN.

However, there are further details as the future of the Ball brothers still remains slightly cloudy.

The Ball brothers will join Prienu Vytautas, often called BC Prienai, in January.

It will be interesting to see how the two brothers adapt to the different style of play in Lithuania and perform in the Baltic league. The team has discussed a role of 20-to-25 minutes a game apiece in the Baltic League, a source told ESPN.

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LaMelo, 16, and LiAngelo, 19, are the younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and the sons of outspoken father and Big Baller Brand CEO LaVar Ball.

LiAngelo withdrew from UCLA after they suspended him indefinitely due to a shoplifting incident in China.

Their older brother, Lonzo Ball, was selected No. 2 overall in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.

The team's best player now is likely the coach's son, Edvinas Seskus, who was considered a huge prospect as a teenager but didn't develop as expected, partially due to injuries.

The news comes after reports that LiAngelo and LaMelo were mulling options to sign internationally, according to Yahoo Sports. There are already grave concerns among those familiar with both the teenage Americans and European team about whether the players can fit into Vytautas on any level.