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Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Believes Cole Swider Can Become ‘Elite Shooter’

With new head coach Darvin Ham wanting to play a more modern offense predicated around spacing, the Los Angeles Lakers...

ClutchPoints

Lakers star LeBron James’ fire reaction to Jazz’s David Fizdale move

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is absolutely ecstatic after learning that the Utah Jazz are hiring his former coach David Fizdale to a front office role. On Tuesday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that the Jazz are getting Fizdale to become an associate general manager and work alongside GM Justin Zanik and CEO Danny […] The post Lakers star LeBron James’ fire reaction to Jazz’s David Fizdale move appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NetsDaily

Woj: Nets assistant Jordan Ott joins Lakers in more prominent role

Photo by Steven Ryan/ Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Tuesday that Jordan Ott will be joining the Los Angeles Lakers as an assistant coach on Darvin Ham’s coaching staff. Ott will serve a more prominent role as an assistant with the Lakers, Woj reported. Ott worked with the new Lakers head coach in Atlanta... The Lakers are hiring Nets assistant coach Jordan Ott for Darvin Ham’s new staff, sources tell ESPN. Ott will move into a more prominent role on the front of LA’s bench.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 22, 2022 Ott, who joined the franchise in...

ClutchPoints

Draymond Green reacts to LeBron James, Lakers signing Kevin Durant’s former coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly signed Brooklyn Nets coach Jordan Ott as part of Darvin Ham’s coaching staff. Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green caught wind of the news and he was quick to give the deal his seal of approval. Green had nothing but praise for Ott, who happens to be the former […] The post Draymond Green reacts to LeBron James, Lakers signing Kevin Durant’s former coach appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Darvin Ham Breaks Down His On-Court Philosophy And Vision For Lakers

In his first press conference, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham wasn’t shy about what he wants from the team next season...

Lakers Nation

Lakers Rumors: Nets Assistant Coach Jordan Ott A Candidate For Darvin Ham’s Staff

With Darvin Ham set to lead the Los Angeles Lakers into the 2022-23 season and beyond, the next challenge will be to...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Not Worried About Darvin Ham’s Lack Of Head Coaching Experience

A prestigious position like Los Angeles Lakers head coach can be daunting — regardless if it’s someone’s first time...

Hoops Habit

NBA Trades: 2 trades and 3 moves to help the Los Angeles Lakers on both ends

The Los Angeles Lakers built a championship team based on a defensive identity in 2020. Yet since then, questionable roster decisions have evaporated any identity and transformed them into a team relying purely on individual talent. The Lakers roster, and constant injuries, left head coach Frank Vogel with a demanding challenge to find different lineups […] NBA Trades: 2 trades and 3 moves to help the Los Angeles Lakers on both ends - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Soaring Down South

The Atlanta Hawks lose a key member of the coaching staff

The Atlanta Hawks lost their lead assistant coach Chris Jent as he decided to move to the Los Angeles Lakers. He has gone to the Lakers to be either the lead assistant or the associate head coach with Darvin Ham, their new head coach. This is a huge loss from the Hawks bench as Jent was […] The Atlanta Hawks lose a key member of the coaching staff - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

Lakers Nation

Rob Pelinka Assures Lakers Fans There Will Be Changes Made To Roster This Summer

Darvin Ham may have been the Los Angeles Lakers' unanimous choice to become their next head coach, but now comes the hard part...

ClutchPoints

LeBron James, Darvin Ham’s next target as Lakers assistant won’t please Kevin Durant

The Los Angeles Lakers are ramping up their hiring process to complete Darvin Ham’s coaching staff. After hiring LeBron James’ former coach in Chris Jent, they are now reportedly eyeing Jordan Ott for assistant coach. Ott is actually an assistant coach for the Kevin Durant-led Brooklyn Nets, so it will be interesting to see if […] The post LeBron James, Darvin Ham’s next target as Lakers assistant won’t please Kevin Durant appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Stresses Importance Of Strong Role Players

Twenty-five years before he became Los Angeles Lakers head coach, Darvin Ham was just looking to carve a role in the NBA...

ClutchPoints

RUMOR: LeBron James, Lakers lose key coach to Mavs

The Los Angeles Lakers are going to be entering the new season with a clean slate. The arrival of new head coach Darvin Ham spells a new era for LeBron James and Co., which also includes a bit of an overhaul with the coaching staff. According to Lakers team insider Brad Turner of the Los Angeles […] The post RUMOR: LeBron James, Lakers lose key coach to Mavs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers Rumors: Quinton Crawford Leaving For Mavericks Assistant Coaching Position

After hiring Darvin Ham as their next head coach, the Los Angeles Lakers now need to work with him to build out...

ClutchPoints

Los Angeles Lakers hire LeBron James’ former coach as top assistant

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to shake up their coaching staff under Darvin Ham. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the team has hired longtime NBA assistant Chris Jent to be Ham’s top aide. Jent overlapped with LeBron James for four years while on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ staff from 2006-11. Eventually, he became LeBron’s personal shooting […] The post Los Angeles Lakers hire LeBron James’ former coach as top assistant appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Los Angeles Times

Former Hawks assistant Chris Jent joins Darvin Ham's Lakers coaching staff

Chris Jent, who worked alongside Darvin Ham during their time together on the Atlanta Hawks, is joining the Lakers as an assistant coach.

Lakers Nation

Rob Pelinka Believes Darvin Ham Will Bring Toughness To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers went through a long and thorough process to ultimately land on Darvin Ham as the team's new head coach...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Says Russell Westbrook Accepted Challenge To Play Defense

Next season is all about making sacrifices for Los Angeles Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook and new head coach Darvin Ham...

FOX Sports

LeBron should be the "centerpiece" of a Lakers rebuild – David Fizdale | THE HERD

Former NBA head coach David Fizzdale joins Colin Cowherd to discuss the latest in the NBA. Fizzdale rebuilds the LeBron James led Los Angeles Lakers squad and highlights what went wrong last season.

Lakers Nation

Lakers Draft Workouts: Darvin Ham Seeks Advice From Legendary Coach Bill Bertka

Darvin Ham is re-familiarizing himself with the Los Angeles Lakers franchise in his first weeks as the team’s head coach...

ClutchPoints

The Lakers’ coldest preseason takes, ranked

For the most part, Darvin Ham’s introduction was an encouraging day for the Los Angeles Lakers. Ham’s charismatic personality, natural gravitas, and basketball acumen were on full display. Lakers fans and, more importantly, players who tuned in surely came away excited about — in the coach’s own words — the “Darvin Ham Era.” Notably, Ham […] The post The Lakers’ coldest preseason takes, ranked appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

The 76ers are shopping an absolute dream trade target for the Lakers

There were a lot of things wrong with the Los Angeles Lakers last season that the front office is going to try and correct this offseason. Los Angeles already hired a new head coach in Darvin Ham and is hoping that he can maximize Russell Westbrook on this roster. One area that the Lakers should […] The 76ers are shopping an absolute dream trade target for the Lakers - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Anthony Davis Is Back In The Gym With Shooting Coach Lethal Shooter

Anthony Davis has stirred up some unrest among the Los Angeles Lakers faithful with a recent admission about his offseason work...

Lakers Nation

NBA Rumors: Bucks Promoting Assistant Charles Lee To Associate Head Coach

With Darvin Ham now officially the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the next question then becomes who will join his coaching staff...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Credits Kobe Bryant For Coaching Growth

The news most fans were waiting for finally came as the Los Angeles Lakers named Darvin Ham as their new head coach...

Lakers Nation

Lakers Rumors: Russell Westbrook Expected To Opt In $47M Contract

A key question going into next season is how Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham can utilize Russell Westbrook...

ClutchPoints

Kevin Garnett reveals why Rasheed Wallace could be a game-changer for Anthony Davis, Lakers

While the move has yet to be official, NBA legend Kevin Garnett thinks hiring Rasheed Wallace will benefit Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers. To recall, it has been rumored recently that Wallace would be joining Darvin Ham’s staff as an assistant. However, the new Lakers coach noted that the former Detroit Pistons star […] The post Kevin Garnett reveals why Rasheed Wallace could be a game-changer for Anthony Davis, Lakers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Says Lessening LeBron James’ Workload Will Be His ‘No. 1 Goal’

Head coach Darvin Ham has made it clear that besides a talented roster, the Los Angeles Lakers need LeBron James...

Frank Vogel says he's 'gotten really comfortable' with Jason Kidd | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin play "BS or Real Talk," reacting to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel saying he's "gotten really comfortable" with assistant Jason Kidd as they enter the 2019-20 NBA season with LeBron J

Steve Kerr calls AD trade request 'bad for the league,' but it's not the first demand | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin react to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calling the Anthony Davis trade request -- which got him sent from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers -- "bad for the league." #TheJump ✔

Kendrick Perkins: Steve Kerr’s Anthony Davis comments are ‘hypocritical’ | First Take

Kendrick Perkins calls out Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr for saying Anthony Davis forcing his way to the Los Angeles Lakers is “bad for the league.” #FirstTake ✔