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LaVar Ball Makes New Decision For Sons' Basketball Careers

LaVar Ball appears on ESPN's SportsCenter.

The LaVar Ball Lithuania reality show is coming to an end, in all likelihood. With just two games left in the season for his sons' team BC Prienai, also known as BC Vytautas, LaVar and his sons are heading home to Los Angeles. Ball says the team's coach, as well as LiAngelo Ball's ankle injury, are to blame.

LiAngelo Ball has already declared for the NBA Draft. The middle Ball brother seems like a serious long shot to make the league. He did play pretty well for his Lithuanian club, before going down.

Lithuanian basketball reporter Donata Urbonas got the scoop on the Ball family. LaVar says that the family is set to return to the United States on Sunday or Monday.

Back in February, the Balls committed to stay with BC Prienai through June.

Instead, they are gone in late April. The decision comes with the team battling to keep a place in its league, and avoid relegation.

It is unclear how much either player would have helped, though. LiAngelo was dealing with the aforementioned injury, and young LaMelo Ball was glued to the bench.

Interestingly, LaVar Ball wouldn't totally commit to the notion that LaMelo won't play in Lithuania next year. However, it won't be for the same team.

At this point, with Lonzo in the NBA, LiAngelo trying to make the league, and LaVar starting a whole host of new ventures, it seems extremely unlikely that LaMelo won't find somewhere to play in the U.S. One potential option is the Big Baller Brand "Junior Basketball Association."

Ball is looking to get that G-League and college hoops alternative off the ground. The JBA hosted tryouts in cities around the country over the last few weeks.

According to Bleacher Report, LiAngelo averaged 12.6 points per game, and shot over 41-percent from three. LaMelo averaged 6.5 points and 2.4 assists per game in just over 12 minutes, but did not shoot well, and only wound up appearing in eight games.

It seemed unlikely that LaVar Ball would have his sons play in Lithuania for very long. Making it almost the entire way through April is probably longer than most would have guessed.