LaVar Ball on LeBron James signing with the Los Angeles Lakers: 'I know it's going to happen'

Known for having spoken things into existence with the Los Angeles Lakers drafting his son, Lonzo Ball, the always confident LaVar Ball is attempting to do so again.

This time, LaVar Ball’s forecast revolves around Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James.

Asked Tuesday on FS1’s Undisputed if he thinks James will sign with the Lakers this summer, Ball responded in classic Ball fashion.

“I don’t think it’s going to happen,” he said. “I know it’s going to happen.”

James’ name will create headlines daily over these next few weeks. Free agency begins July 1, and Los Angeles — with its cap space, big city appeal and youthful talent — will likely be a suitor.

“I told you to call him LA ‘Bron,” LaVar Ball said. “For him to justify he’s the best player in the world ever, he’s got to win a couple more championships somewhere else.”

LaVar Ball believes James would succeed in Los Angeles for many reasons — one of them being his son.

“That’s what Lonzo does,” LaVar Ball said. “He makes everybody better.”

Time will tell whether LaVar Ball has spoken this possibility into existence. Until then, he’ll continue speaking about his second son, LiAngelo Ball, and LiAngelo’s chances of being drafted (which are slim to none).

“LiAngelo is the best two guard in the draft,” he said Tuesday.

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CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 14: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers listens to LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers after the game at Quicken Loans Arena on December 14, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Lakers 121-112. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Dec 14, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) defends Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) in the first quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 14, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) defends Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) in the first quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 14, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) throws a pass between Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) and forward Brandon Ingram (14) in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 14, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) grabs a pass in front of Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 14: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers embrace during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on December 14, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 14: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers defends LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 14, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 14: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers shakes hands with LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers after the game at Quicken Loans Arena on December 14, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Lakers 121-112. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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