Lakers ready to offer Tyronn Lue coaching job—reports

first_imgView comments LATEST STORIES Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid According to the Times, former Lakers coach Phil Jackson and Magic Johnson — who stepped down as Lakers’ president of basketball operations last month — have told team co-owner Jeanie Buss that they support hiring Lue.Lue, who coached Lakers superstar LeBron James in Cleveland and once played for Jackson, has been on the Lakers’ radar for some time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsBoth he and Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Monty Williams have been interviewed by the club, but Williams was hired on Friday as the new head coach of the Phoenix Suns.That appeared to increase the likelihood that Lue would be offered the Lakers’ coaching job — a position he’d been linked with ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers fired him after an 0-6 start to the season. FILE – Head coach Tyronn Lue (L) of the Cleveland Cavaliers talks with LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers after a quarterfinal game of the 2018 NBA Summer League between the Lakers and the Detroit Pistons at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFPThe Los Angeles Lakers are homing in on Tyronn Lue in their search for a new head coach, the Los Angeles Times and other media outlets reported Friday.The Lakers have been without a head coach since April 12, when they parted ways with Luke Walton.ADVERTISEMENT Lue’s stint coaching James in Cleveland produced one title in 2016 and two more trips to the NBA Finals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 76ers’ Ben Simmons penalized for elbowing Kyle Lowry in groin DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venuelast_img

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