Walton reaches deal to coach Kings

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An anonymous National Basketball Association assistant coach thinks the Los Angeles Lakers were setting Luke Walton up to fail this season, according to Dave McMenamin and Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.

If, and when, his top candidate, Luke Walton, became available Divac would act quickly to make Walton his new head coach.

The tumultuous 2018-19 Los Angeles Lakers season may be over, but the circus surrounding the club continues.

The 47-year-old Williams appears to be a hot commodity this year in coaching searches, as he was also a rumored target for the new Kings coach opening. "Divac and Walton are meeting this weekend", ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Don't forget, Lue spent his first three seasons as a player with the Lakers winning a couple of rings in the process in 2000 and 2001.

Steve Kerr feels for Luke Walton and Kerr shares what Los Angeles is losing by parting ways with Walton.

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Johnson explained in his decision to step down that he was considering firing Walton on Wednesday, when the Lakers held their exit interviews, but did not want to "disappoint" Jeanie Buss and get in the way of her relationship with Walton and in the process hurt his own relationship with Buss.

One of the final bits of drama during Magic Johnson's tenure as president of the Los Angeles Lakers was stepping in and stopping unauthorized surgery on Lonzo Ball's ankle that was set up by Ball's former business partner Alan Foster, The Athletic reports.

The former Lakers player's position had been the subject of speculation throughout the season which intensified after the team missed the playoffs for a sixth straight season.

"They're losing one of the best human beings in the NBA", Kerr said.

Walton worked as an assistant with the Warriors from 2014-16. Originally, it was believed that the sprain would only keep him out for 4-6 weeks, but seeing as how the injury occurred in mid-January and he's still not cleared to play, that ended up being extremely wrong.

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