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    VIDEO: Luke Walton Talks For First Time Since Being Hired By Lakers

    The Golden State Warriors are set to begin their second-round matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers this weekend, though on Saturday the focus from reporters wasn’t on how Steve Kerr plans to defend Damian Lillard. Instead, the spotlight was on Kerr’s lead assistant coach, Luke Walton. After agreeing to become the next head coach of […]

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    BREAKING: Luke Walton Agrees To Become Lakers’ Next Head Coach

    Well, that was fast. After Byron Scott was fired on Sunday night, the Lakers didn’t hang around. On Wednesday, the Lakers were given permission by the Golden State Warriors to interview Luke Walton. The Lakers didn’t waste any time, and interviewed Luke later in the week, possibly on Friday, as ESPN L.A. 710’s John Ireland […]

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    Lakers Rumors: L.A. Interview Luke Walton For First Time, Meeting “Went Well”

    The Lakers have taken the first step toward making Luke Walton their next head coach. On Wednesday, we learned that the Lakers had been granted permission to talk with Walton, and it appears the two sides have already met. According to Lakers radio play-by-play man John Ireland, the purple and gold have interviewed Walton for the […]

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    Lakers Coaching Target Kevin Ollie Staying At UConn?

    After the Lakers fired Byron Scott on Sunday night, Kevin Ollie was one of the first names to come up. Ollie was also linked to the Lakers job in 2014, though the prospect of the UConn coach making the leap to the NBA this summer seemed a little more realistic due to Kevin Durant’s free […]

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    Complete List Of Coaching Candidates Linked To Lakers Job

    Whether it’s free agency, trades or a coaching search, there are always a bunch of names linked to the Los Angeles Lakers. Right now, the Lakers are in the middle of a search to find their new head coach, and it can be hard to keep up with all the candidates who are reportedly in […]

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    Lakers Rumors: L.A. Plan To Interview David Blatt, Have Interest In Doug Collins

    While it looks like Luke Walton is at the top of the Lakers’ coaching wish list, with Ettore Messina coming in a close second, the purple and gold are doing their due diligence by compiling a long list of candidates. According to Michael Lee and Adrian Wojnarowski from The Vertical, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak […]

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    Vacation Over: Jordan Clarkson Is Already Back In The Gym

    The season ended just two weeks ago, though Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson is already back in the gym. On Thursday, Clarkson posted a video to his Instagram account that showed a quick glimpse of the 23-year-old working out in the gym. “S/16, it aint about what you see,” Clarkson wrote in the caption, perhaps referring […]

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    Warriors Players Believe In Luke Walton “Just As Much As Steve Kerr”

    UPDATE: This post was published before Luke Walton was hired to be the Lakers’ new head coach Despite being the hottest, young assistant coach on the market, Luke Walton has his naysayers. Some say Walton is too inexperienced to lead an NBA team. Others argue that “a 5 year old kid could’ve won with the Warriors,” referencing […]