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Metta World Peace Balls In Lithuania?! LaVar's a Genius!!!

12/12/2017 2:34 PM PST

Metta World Peace: LaVar Is a Genius For Sending Kids to Lithuania

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Metta World Peace thinks LaVar Ball's move to ship his kids to Lithuania is "extremely brilliant" -- telling TMZ Sports he's putting the boys in the BEST possible position to succeed. 

And yeah, he'd dead serious. 

Metta played in both China and Italy during his pro career -- and told us going overseas will help LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball develop their game faster than they would have in the U.S.

"If it wasn't for a lack of fundamentals in the AAU system, then yeah, I would say just stay here. But overseas, the coaches are way more advanced. They give you a bit more freedom to play."

Metta also says the league in Lithuania is top-notch -- and will force the Balls to step up their game in a big way.

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