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UCLA's Lonzo Ball drives to the basket over Washington's Dominic Green (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Seattle. Ball led UCLA with 22 points as UCLA won 107-66. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Lavar Ball's Big Baller Brand made more than $150K on its first day selling its $495 shoes


Well, don't hate the player, hate the game. We guess? 

Lavar Ball hasn't done a lot to endear himself to many sports fans in the past few months. The Ball family patriarch has regularly appeared in the sports media talking about his sons like they're the second coming (admittedly, they are extremely talented basketball players). 

And it's for that reason that many wanted to see the Ball family finally stumble when they announced the launch of an expensive shoe brand known as, of course, Big Baller Brand. 

But the Balls might have the last laugh. On the first day of sales, Big Baller Brand made $157,685, according to Nice Kicks' Matt Halfhill

Which might make it seem like the Ball family moved ridiculous amounts of shoes. Until you realize that Lonzo's first sneaker retails for a hefty $495. With prices like that, Big Ballers doesn't need to move a lot of shoes, it just needs to find its market. And based on early market figures, it almost certainly has. 

Seriously. People on social media weren't having Big Baller Brand at all. 

They weren't having it. At all. 

That being said, Big Baller Brand has some high-profile fans on social media. 

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