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LaVar Ball Representative Fires Back At New ESPN Report

LaVar Ball wearing a Big Baller Brand tie.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: LaVar Ball, father of Lonzo Ball, looks on during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Earlier Wednesday afternoon, The Athletic's Richard Deitsch reported LaVar Ball will no longer be a guest on any ESPN platform moving forward.

The decision reportedly came in response to Ball's controversial appearance on First Take where Ball made an inappropriate comment to host/moderator Molly Qerim.

Deitsch said Ball won't appear on ESPN any longer, but one of his representatives suggested that's not the case.

Denise White of EAG Sports Management called out Deitsch's report. She said Ball made an appearance on ESPN Radio this morning.

"Before putting out false information you should do your homework LaVar Ball was on ESPN radio this morning and has been asked to be a guest weekly for their affiliate. This has bee exploited into something it wasn’t. There was no intent! Your clickbait is wrong," his representative said on Wednesday.

LaVar returned to the public eye after the Lakers traded Lonzo Ball to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Unfortunately, that trade re-started the LaVar Ball media tour. He seems intent on keeping it alive as long as possible.

It's difficult to see ESPN bringing LaVar Ball back for a weekly spot after his comments on the network this week.

Stay tuned for the latest.