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Frank Vogel not concerned about speculations that Jason Kidd could go after his position as Lakers HC

Even before the Los Angeles Lakers hired Jason Kidd as an assistant coach, there were already speculations that he could aim for the head coaching position. However, new LA coach Frank Vogel is not one bit worried about it and is, in fact, ready to rust Kidd. As noted by Corey Hansford of Lakers Nation […] The post Frank Vogel not concerned about speculations that Jason Kidd could go after his position as Lakers HC appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Isiah Thomas claims Lakers’ LeBron James ‘never had the benefit of Hall of Fame coaches’

For NBA icon Isiah Thomas, LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has never had a Hall of Fame-type coach by his side. Speaking on First Things First, Thomas believes that James’ coaches in his career were never the elite-level types. “This is where the NBA and our league has truly failed LeBron James: every […] The post Isiah Thomas claims Lakers’ LeBron James ‘never had the benefit of Hall of Fame coaches’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers News: Frank Vogel Not Worried About Jason Kidd Replacing Him As Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced former Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel as their new head coach...

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Lakers coach Frank Vogel admits it was nice to see LeBron James show up at introductory press conference

The Los Angeles Lakers held their introductory press conference for new head coach Frank Vogel on Monday, and LeBron James was in the building for the event. Vogel talked to The Athletic’s Joe Vardon about this opportunity to coach LeBron, and he admitted it was nice to see the Lakers superstar at the presser. However, […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel admits it was nice to see LeBron James show up at introductory press conference appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers’ LeBron James, Heat’s Dwyane Wade react to Juwan Howard becoming Michigan coach

Juwan Howard is expected to be named the next head coach of the Michigan Wolverines Men’s Basketball Team, per a Tweet from Bleacher Report. Heat assistant and former Wolverine Juwan Howard is expected to be named Michigan head coach, per @miaheatbeat pic.twitter.com/yfwl6oGTDm — Bleacher Report CBB (@br_CBB) May 21, 2019 Howard, of course, was famously […] The post Lakers’ LeBron James, Heat’s Dwyane Wade react to Juwan Howard becoming Michigan coach appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers’ Frank Vogel explains his mindset when it comes to coaching LeBron James

New Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel isn’t exactly “giddy” at the idea of coaching LeBron James, but rather looking into the bigger picture of what could be possible for his team with a player of his caliber on the roster: “He definitely still has that star power, but it’s not a situation where I’m […] The post Lakers’ Frank Vogel explains his mindset when it comes to coaching LeBron James appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Los Angeles Times

Who’s making the decisions for the Lakers? It’s complicated

The Lakers called a news conference Monday to introduce their new coach. But what Frank Vogel had to say was minimized hours before he ever uttered a word. Magic Johnson eviscerated Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka in particular, and the Lakers’ power structure in general, in comments he made...

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Whicker: Frank Vogel finds himself a stranger in an increasingly strange Lakers franchise

As Magic Johnson's latest words were echoing, Vogel was officially introduced as the Lakers' newest head coach.

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Lakers Rumors: Jeanie Buss Asked Magic Johnson If He Had Any Issues With Rob Pelinka, Anyone In Organization

Before the Los Angeles Lakers introduced head coach Frank Vogel, former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson...

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Rob Pelinka believes Lakers have an ‘opportunity to win a championship’ next year

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka believes the team has an opportunity to win a championship next year. Pelinka pointed to how the Lakers have a superstar in LeBron James, a good coach in Frank Vogel and a talented young core headlined by Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart. Pelinka also […] The post Rob Pelinka believes Lakers have an ‘opportunity to win a championship’ next year appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Podcast: Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka faces the media

The Lakers held a news conference Monday to introduce new coach Frank Vogel. But by the time the event took place at the UCLA Health Training Center, people were more focused on comments made by former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, who said on national TV that he felt general...

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Report: Former Wolverine Juwan Howard to become new Michigan head coach

Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard is expected to become the new head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, according to Miami Heat Beat. Howard, a member of the iconic “Fab Five,” was among the candidates interviewed by the Los Angeles Lakers for their head coaching position after being an assistant coach on Erik Spoelstra’s staff […] The post Report: Former Wolverine Juwan Howard to become new Michigan head coach appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers introduce Frank Vogel as new coach: live coverage

The Lakers are holding a press conference, scheduled to start at 11 a.m., to introduce new coach Frank Vogel. Vogel was hired by the Lakers earlier this month, following an extensive search and after the team couldn’t come to terms with first choice Tyronn Lue. Hours before the scheduled news conference...

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New Lakers coach Frank Vogel explains the strategies he plans to use

During his introductory press conference on Monday, new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel explained how he plans to build the offense and defense. Vogel said the offense will be built outside-in, using 3-point shooting and spacing to set up attacking the basket. He says the defense will be built inside-out, protecting the paint […] The post New Lakers coach Frank Vogel explains the strategies he plans to use appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers coach Frank Vogel emphasizes organizational ‘togetherness’ at intro presser

Frank Vogel was introduced as the Los Angeles Lakers’ new head coach at a press conference on Monday, and one of the first things Vogel did was emphasize that he wants to help bring what is currently a shattered organization together: “We need to build togetherness within our organization,” said Vogel, according to Ryan Ward […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel emphasizes organizational ‘togetherness’ at intro presser appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Frank Vogel admits it’s ‘pretty cool’ to be the Lakers’ new head coach

Frank Vogel is excited to be the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, one of the most storied franchises in all of sports. During his introductory press conference on Monday, Vogel said it’s “pretty cool” to be the new man in charge of the Lakers. Frank Vogel during his introductory press conference: “I’m […] The post Frank Vogel admits it’s ‘pretty cool’ to be the Lakers’ new head coach appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers coach Frank Vogel ‘can’t wait’ to get started with LeBron James, expects a bounce-back season

The Los Angeles Lakers had an incredibly disappointing season in LeBron James’ first year with the club, as they won just 37 games and missed the playoffs, marking the first time that a James-led team failed to qualify for the postseason since his second year in the league back in 2005. The Lakers feel that […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel ‘can’t wait’ to get started with LeBron James, expects a bounce-back season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rob Pelinka explains why Lakers hired Frank Vogel

Frank Vogel had his introductory press conference as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, and Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said that Vogel checked all of the boxes for the franchise in their coaching search: Pelinka: “It became very clear to us…that Frank had all the qualities we were looking […] The post Rob Pelinka explains why Lakers hired Frank Vogel appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers coach Frank Vogel pushes back on notion that organization is dysfunctional

The Los Angeles Lakers are not looking too hot right now. They signed LeBron James last summer, but yet they only won 37 games and missed the playoffs, marking the first time a LeBron-led team failed to qualify for the postseason since his second year in the league back in 2005. The young players don’t […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel pushes back on notion that organization is dysfunctional appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Frank Vogel Comfortable With Lakers Front Office Wanting Jason Kidd Being Part Of Coaching Staff, Stresses ‘Collaboration’

The Los Angeles Lakers formally introduced head coach Frank Vogel during a press conference at UCLA...

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Frank Vogel shows ability to ‘roll with the punches’ during Lakers intro

What was supposed to be Frank Vogel’s introductory news conference became a referendum on the dysfunctional Lakers. The new coach spent the better part of a question-and-answer session Monday quietly glancing over at general manager Rob Pelinka, who clumsily tried to refute accusations by Magic...

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Lakers GM Rob Pelinka saddened by Magic Johnson calling him out, says accusations aren’t true

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is saddened by Magic Johnson’s decision to call him out on national television, as the former president of basketball operations went on ESPN’s “First Take” and accused his former partner for backstabbing him throughout their tenure together. During Monday’s press conference to introduce new head coach Frank Vogel, Pelinka […] The post Lakers GM Rob Pelinka saddened by Magic Johnson calling him out, says accusations aren’t true appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers star LeBron James attends Frank Vogel’s intro press conference

Many have questioned just how okay LeBron James is with the fact that Frank Vogel is now the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, but while the future between the two remains to be seen, James got things off on the right foot on Monday, as he attended Vogel’s introductory press conference: LeBron James […] The post Lakers star LeBron James attends Frank Vogel’s intro press conference appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers news: Frank Vogel went through extensive interview process with Jason Kidd, addressed past domestic violence issues

New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel says he went through an extensive interview process with Jason Kidd, who will be Vogel’s lead assistant coach. Kidd and Vogel talked about Kidd’s past domestic violence issues. Vogel believes Kidd has put that incident past him. Frank Vogel said he went through an extensive interview process […] The post Lakers news: Frank Vogel went through extensive interview process with Jason Kidd, addressed past domestic violence issues appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Live updates from Lakers press conference introducing Frank Vogel

Live updates from the Los Angeles Lakers press conference introducing new head coach Frank Vogel at 11 a.m. Monday May 20.

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Frank Vogel On Becoming Lakers Head Coach: ‘We Need To Build Togetherness Within Our Organization’

On the same day that former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson was making media rounds, the Los Angeles...

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Amid swirl of controversy, Lakers introduce Frank Vogel as head coach

Magic Johnson made the introductory press conference difficult, but Vogel focused on his optimism and plan for winning.

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Wildwood Crest's Frank Vogel introduced as new coach amid Lakes drama

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Frank Vogel's goal to build "organizational togetherness" within the Los Angeles Lakers met the reality of the team's current dysfunction Monday.

Lakers Post Game: Luke Walton On Josh Hart's Impact and How They Game Planned Containing Harden

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton On Josh Hart's Impact and How They Game Planned Containing James Harden. #Lakers #LukeWalton #LakersNation

NBA Daily Show: Feb. 13 - The Starters

On Wednesday's episode of the show, the guys discuss the Celtics owning the Sixers, if Lakers head coach Luke Walton will be out of a job soon, and whether Anthony Davis is actually hurting the Pelicans. They also debate Michael Jordan's best free throw d

Brad Stevens Celtics Vs. Lakers Postgame Press Conference

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens addressed the media following the game. For more: http://www.nesn.com/celtics/