The Los Angeles Lakers continued their clearout after a disastrous first season following the arrival of LeBron James by terminating the contract of head coach Luke Walton on Friday.
Magic Johnson stunned the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday after resigning from his role as president of basketball operations at the struggling NBA franchise.
LeBron James has defended Luke Walton's record amid ongoing speculation concerning the Los Angeles Lakers coach's future with the franchise.
In the midst of rumors floating around saying Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton will be removed in his position for next season's campaign, Lakers' co-owner Jeanie Buss praised him for every thing he had done for the team.
After failing to clinch the playoffs berth, the Los Angeles Lakers medical team decided to sit out NBA superstar LeBron James for the rest of the season.
Amongst potential candidates, NBA Hall of Famer Jason Kidd may be the one to replace current Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton for the next season.
It may have been more than two years since Luke Walton had been the assistant coach for Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr, but the connection they had out of mutual respect and kinship had never faded.
James Harden passed Wilt Chamberlain for the second longest 30-point-plus streak in NBA history, but the Houston star fouled out in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets 111-106 on Thursday.