Lakers and Luke Walton part ways, Tyronn Lue the likely replacement

2019-04-12T22:14:11+00:00 2019-04-12T22:23:11+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

12/Apr/19 22:14

Luke Walton is no longer the LA Lakers head coach and Tyronn Lue is one of the main candidates to take over.

By Eurohoops team/

Los Angeles Lakers announced that Luke Walton is no longer team’s head coach as they mutually agreed to part ways.

Tyronn Lue is the frontrunner to replace him while the Sixers assistant Monty Williams is also one of the candidates, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. 

The announcement by the Lakers is as follows:

The Los Angeles Lakers and Luke Walton have mutually agreed to part ways, it was announced today by Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka.

“We would like to thank Luke for his dedicated service over the last three years,” said Pelinka. “We wish Luke and his family the best of luck moving forward.”

“I want to thank Jeanie Buss and the Buss family for giving me the opportunity to coach the Lakers,” said Walton. “This franchise and the city will always be special to me and my family.”

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