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    Richard Jefferson To Join Lakers Coaching Staff?

    Newly crowned NBA champion Richard Jefferson may have been competing against Luke Walton and the Golden State Warriors over the last couple of weeks, though the 36-year-old has announced his retirement after winning his first ring and may be now looking to team up with the opposition. According to former NBA assistant coach Dave Miller, Jefferson is […]

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    Lakers Rumors: L.A. Expected To Pursue Festus Ezeli This Summer?

    Could new Lakers head coach Luke Walton lure some of his former players to the purple and gold this summer? According to Sean Deveney from Sporting News, the Lakers “will have interest in Ezeli, seeing his size and rim-protecting defense as an ideal complement to forward Julius Randle.” Deveney was reportedly informed by several NBA executives […]

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    Lakers Rumors: J.B. Bickerstaff To Be Assistant Coach For Luke Walton?

    Another name has emerged in the search for Luke Walton’s coaching staff. Brian Shaw is said to be a name at the top of Walton’s short list, though there’s another candidate that could soon be making his way to Los Angeles. J.B. Bickerstaff, the interim head coach for the Houston Rockets, could join the Lakers’ […]

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    Lakers Rumors: Brian Shaw On Luke Walton’s Assistant Coach Short List

    Luke Walton may still be working for the Golden State Warriors right now, though he’s already beginning to put together his Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff for next season. According to Adrian Wojnarowksi from The Vertical, Brian Shaw is the “most prominent” name on Walton’s “short list of candidates.” Despite being just 50-years-old, Shaw would bring a lot […]

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    Lakers Rumors: Team Cancelled Meetings With Other Candidates After Luke Walton “Killed” Interview

    The Lakers got their man. From the jump, it was clear that Luke Walton was the coach the Lakers wanted to replace Byron Scott. The team moved incredibly fast after firing Scott on Sunday night. By Wednesday they’d received permission from the Golden State Warriors to interview Walton, and the team wasted no time to […]

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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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    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 […]