The move came four weeks after LiAngelo Ball was arrested in China and charged with shoplifting. This set off a feud between LaVar Ball and the president that played out mostly on Twitter, where Trump called the outspoken basketball dad "an ungrateful fool" and a "poor man's version of Don King".
"We are exploring other options with Gelo", LaVar Ball told Jeff Goodman of ESPN.
"He's not transferring to another school", Ball told ESPN. As previously reported, LiAngelo was indefinitely suspended from the team after he and two teammates shoplifted from several stores during a trip to China. So there may be a lot of LiAngelo appearances on Facebook, and not too many elsewhere until next year's National Basketball Association draft.
Lonzo Ball, the oldest of the three brothers, is now a rookie with the Los Angeles Lakers after spending one season at UCLA. The three issued public apologies after returning to the U.S. The players also expressed gratitude to Chinese authorities and to President Trump for intervening on their behalf. It was unclear how long the suspensions were to last.
When LiAngelo returned to the United States, the university put him on indefinite suspension, a punishment that LaVar believes is unjust because the charges were dropped against his son.