Until college athletes finally get paid, there's always going to be prominent voices calling for just that to happen at seemingly random times (aka when a reporter asks about it). On Friday Lonzo Ball weighed in on the ongoing conversation by stating that he indeed believes prep athletes should get dough for their services, in part because it's already going on:
While that sort of makes it sound like he's copping to receiving payments during his sole year at UCLA, he did deny that he took agent money saying that that's not his father's style:
His comments come in the wake of a Yahoo! report that stated ex-NBA agent Andy Miller gave payments to potential clients through college coaches. Two of those players who allegedly received payments were 2017 first overall pick Markelle Fultz, as well as Ball's teammate Kyle Kuzma (who, coincidentally enough, also recently opined on this stuff).