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Sixers’ Colangelo: People Around Lonzo Present ‘Challenge’

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Lonzo Ball, who is mulling whether to work out for the Philadelphia 76ers, presents a “challenge” for teams heading into the NBA draft because of the people around him, Sixers adviser Jerry Colangelo said Friday.

The concern isn’t Ball’s on-court skills; Colangelo likes what he sees there. Asked about LaVar Ball, Colangelo wouldn’t single out the point guard’s father, but did say that it’s the people around Ball who cause him to pause — but not pass. “I think Ball is a terrific prospect and could have an outstanding NBA future,” Colangelo told the Carlin and Reese radio show on 94 WIP. “I think it’s going to be challenging with the people around him, without being specific.

Source: ESPN

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