NBA Twitter loved and hated LaVar Ball's draft night spotlight

Melissa Caskey
Melissa Caskey
LaVar Ball is a happy man. (Getty)

As LaVar Ball’s NBA draft dreams came true on Thursday night, with his son Lonzo being selected second overall by the Los Angeles Lakers, Twitter reacted accordingly to the Big Baller Brand CEO’s moment in the spotlight.

Sixers big man Joel Embiid already wants to see LaVar’s son get dunked on by Ben Simmons:

But LaVar got plenty of love elsewhere:

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