Talking about Lavar Ball’s desperate attempts to get people to talk about him is a tricky proposition. On one hand, he’s awful and pathetic and opportunistic and generally tasteless. On the other, he’s desperately trying to get people to talk about him, so, ya know, doing so reinforces his obnoxious behavior. That being said, if you assume that no one in their right mind would actually buy the shit he’s selling, giving him attention isn’t all that bad. Whether it’s a $1,000 pair of knockoff Kobe’s or a $50 t-shirt commemorating the time he told Kristen Leahy to “stay in yo lane,” it’s hard to imagine negative publicity translates to money in his pocket.
— Lavar Ball (@Lavarbigballer) May 25, 2017
Man, what a great opportunity to create some buzz around your brand. “Hey, remember the time I went on television and told that woman to know her role? Let’s run with that!” Brilliant branding work from the man who puts the word “brand” in the name of his brand, just to nail home the fact that his brand is, in fact, actually a brand. Genius.
Here are a few other absurd things that have gone from his brain to his mouth that he might want to consider throwing on a t-shirt exactly no one will want to wear…