It started with an easy question about Ball’s high school basketball career. Hart: Did you play all four years in high school? Ball: I played all fo … well see high school only went from 10th grade. You don’t get four years. Hart: That was the perfect answer! Did you play all four years in high school? ‘Well I … (Mumbles)’ Ball: You only get three years in high school for us. Hart: What position did you play? Ball: Any position. You know a point guard told me: ‘Lavar, I’m the one to get you the ball.’ And you know what I told him? ‘I’m the one who gets the [expletive] rebound to get to you to give it to me.’
July 30, 2021 | 12:14 am EDT Update
Andrew Greif: Housekeeping notes to confirm and add: The second-round pick the Clippers sent NYK to get Keon Johnson was Detroit’s 2024. In the Jason Preston deal, the Clippers are sending Orlando a 2026 second-rounder from Detroit.