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LaVar Ball Says He's Launching A Basketball League For Players Who Don't Go To College

LaVar Ball appears on ESPN's SportsCenter.

LaVar Ball has an interesting new business plan.

LaVar Ball, the father of Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, apparently has a new business venture he's launching. Ball, who last year launched the Big Baller Brand to get into the apparel market, told ESPN's Darren Rovell on Wednesday that he'll be starting a basketball league for players who have graduated from high school but don't want to play college basketball.

Ball told Rovell that players would be paid between $3,000 and $10,000 a month to play in the league. Players would be required to wear Big Baller Brand gear.

He also said that to start, his sons LiAngelo and LaMelo would not be part of the league.

Here's more:

Ball's Junior Basketball Association, which he says is fully funded by his Big Baller Brand, plans to pay the lowest ranked player a salary of $3,000 a month and the best player $10,000 a month, Ball said. Ball is looking for 80 players to fill 10 teams that will seek to play at NBA arenas in Los Angeles, Dallas, Brooklyn and Atlanta.

Ball wants players to play in his league for a year instead of doing the whole one-and-done college thing.

"Those kids who are one and done, they shouldn't be there with the NCAA trying to hold them hostage, not allowing them to keep the jersey they wear while selling replicas of them in stores," Ball said. "So our guy isn't going to go to Florida State for a year. He's going to come to our league."

We have no idea whether this is going to work, but Ball is certainly dreaming big here. If you're wondering, the silhouette for the league, of course, will be Lonzo.

We'll keep you updated on the league's progress.