When he answered, Leahy had a follow up question to which a weird exchange between the two occurred.
When Leahy told him he ought to market his Big Baller Brand to women in addition to men, LaVar Ball responded, "Uh, yeah, if you have a women's company".
Why do I keep writing about LaVar Ball, perpetuating the character that is the loudest mouth in basketball?
Host Colin Cowherd asked Ball, whose $495 shoes have made headlines, whether he had sold any yet.
Ball was asked about dealing with the big shoe companies and said they will regret not making a deal with him after his son is picked by the Lakers. Ball said. "Something's coming to you". "She scares me. That's why I don't look that way".
"First of all, I don't patronize women", he said.
"Leahy: "Wait, are you threatening me?"
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"I would never wear a Big Baller shirt", he continued, mocking Leahy. He told her to "leave me alone".
Ball: "I'm not talking to you, you're a hater". Ain't we talking about shoes? I don't want to talk about all that.
Additionally, LaVar took a shot at FS1's Jason Whitlock, who he said shouldn't be able to comment on anything unless it's snacks.
"Ball: "I don't know what it is, I'm not a psychic".
Earlier in the show Leahy and Ball got into it over marketing his company to women, which Ball said he doesn't need to do.
Dear NBA Execs looking to draft Lonzo, this is who you will be dealing with, a narcissistic helicopter parent that has no problem alienating groups of people due to his own personal predjudices... all at the expense of his company.