June 29, 2022

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Scottie Pippen, sons of Shack playing for the Lakers summer team

Scottie Pippen, sons of Shack playing for the Lakers summer team

Instead of targeting the elderly, the Lakers Looking to target older children. In the moments after the end of 2022 NBA Draftthe Lakers have reportedly agreed to a two-way deal with Scottie Pippen Jr., Scotty’s son, and a summer league deal with Sheriff O’Neill, Shaq’s son, according to Shams Charania. the athlete.

both players I worked with the Lakers during the pre-draft process. Sheriff was the latest of the two to go through a workout, coming in in the days leading up to the draft. after his exercise, Sharif expressed his happiness at the opportunity to return home He worked on a franchise that grew up watching his father win titles.

“I went in today and was kind of surprised,” he said. “Like, I was really born into this team. My dad and Kobe won trophies when I was born and now I wear Lakers gear. It was crazy. I was speechless, sort of.”

“It’s a blessing to a team I grew up watching. My dad won trophies with this team and now I’m on the Lakers team, it’s amazing. It’s a dream come true.”

In the same meeting with the media, Sharif stated that he and his father disagreed over his decision to enter the draft, which resulted in Shaq not offering much in the way of advice or guidance to Sharif in the weeks and months prior. Draft.

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“He and I have kind of been rocking about this process,” Sharif said. “He wanted me to stay in school. I wanted to improve myself and get past this. He knows I work with teams but I’m not going to lie, we didn’t talk about it. I kind of go through it. He didn’t do any pre-made drills. He just joined a team It’s a different grinding method. But he doesn’t want me to do this. I know he probably doesn’t want me to say this but it’s okay, we’re both grown up. We’ll get through it.”

Hopefully for both parties, signing with the Lakers will serve as a bridge to mend fences and put Shaq back in the picture.

None of the players were considered in the top 60 which led to the draft which is probably why they sealed deals so quickly at the conclusion of the draft.

this couple He will be joined by Max Christie, a member of the Lakerswho was picked by the team with the 35th selection on Thursday, in the Summer League squad, the first three players so far appear to be locks to be on the roster.

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