Shareef O’Neal and Scotty Pippen Jr. have both landed two-way contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers.
On the same day, they became undrafted and the contracts were signed on the same day.
O Neal is the son of Shaquille O Neal and Puippen Jr. is the son of Scottie Pippen six times world champion.
The two boys posted on social media their achievement to celebrate the signatures.
O Neal threw a video from the beginning thanking the Lakers. “Thank you for this opportunity,” he wrote. The Lakers organization retired his famous father’s jersey in 2013.
As for Pippen Jr., he wrote, “Dreams come true,” with a praying hands emoji. “Let’s get to work.”
O Neal had previously played for UCLA AND LSU and stands 6-foot-10. He indicated that his father preferred him to stay in school this year.
“He wanted me to stay in school,” he said. “He knows I’m working out with teams. But I’m not going to lie; we ain’t talked about this. I’m kind of just going through it. ”
Pippen Jr. for three years played for Vanderbilt. He scored 20.4 points per game in the final exam of the season.
Do you think these contracts are deserved or come from their parents?