Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, securing another National Basketball Association head coaching job just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons. The next season, Walton served as the Warriors interim head coach for 43 games while Kerr recovered from a back procedure; Walton led the team to a 39-4 record.
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The club said his departure after three years in charge was by mutual consent. "We wish Luke and his family the best of luck moving forward".
He's been widely scrutinized during his time as a coach in Los Angeles, however, as questions about his ability to develop talent, manage rotations and handle players properly swirled - with many expecting the Lakers to dismiss him mid-season with the Lakers. Luckily for Kerr, the state of the Warriors is the polar opposite of that of the Lakers. As the Kings are not the most stable franchise in the league, the hope is Walton gets enough time to develop their young core.
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The Lakers battled health problems for much of the season, with only Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing in all 82 games.
James missed 17 games with a left groin injury and the Lakers, as a whole, missed a combined 210 games because of injuries, including those to Lonzo Ball (ankle) and Brandon Ingram (blood clot in shoulder) that ended their respective seasons.
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He made countless questionable moves and now the position that the Lakers are in is much worse than anyone thought it would be. He later told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that he didn't tell Buss first because he was afraid she would have talked him out of it.
"I think Luke did a hell of a job with what he had, the cards he was dealt", point guard Rajon Rondo said. They're losing somebody who players believe in, players want to play for.