LaVar Ball never really was a fan of Luke Walton as a head coach as it’s been well documented of what he thinks about the former Lakers coach.
Luke Walton will get a fresh start with the Sacramento Kings in the 2019-20 NBA season after he got fired by the Lakers, but that doesn’t mean the criticism from LaVar will stop.
During an appearance on the “Maybe I’m Crazy” podcast, LaVar explained his issues with Walton as a coach and offered a warning to Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox.
“He wasn’t battle-tested. Just because you stood in for a team that was autopilot and then fooled the Lakers saying ‘Oh he’s a great coach!.’ If he would have coached a high school or an AAU team to a championship, he might have a little something. I’ve never seen him do something. Just because you come out of Arizona and your daddy’s Bill Walton, that don’t make you the best coach in the world.”
“And De’Aaron Fox is going to call Lonzo and say ‘God dang, man what the hell happened.’ You going to see. You going to see. Be sure to talk to Fox’s dad, too, when he gets crazy in Sacramento because it’s going to happen.”
Walton kept his comments to himself when he was asked about LaVar in Los Angeles, but now that he is no longer coaching his son, the gloves may come off and he just might start firing back at him.