1. Sacramento Kings to hire Luke Walton as head coach, sources say  ABC10
  2. Dave Joerger shows love for Sacramento, says he plans to stay for a bit and help the community  ClutchPoints
  3. Mounting pressure for the Kings and Lakers, and massive stakes in the East playoffs | The Woj Report  ESPN
  4. Sacramento Kings: Dave Joerger, Brandon Williams had to go  Sacramento Bee
  5. Dave Joerger Says 'I Bled Purple' After Vlade Divac, Kings Fired Him as HC  Bleacher Report
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Trending News & Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer & MoreJust days after firing head coach Dave Joerger, Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac has found Joerger's successor.The Kings and former Los Angeles Lakers bench boss Luke Walton have agreed to terms for him to become Sacramento's new head coach, a source told The Athletic's Sam Amick. The length of Walton's deal will be in line with Divac's, running through the 2022-23 season, according to Amick.Walton and the Lakers mutually parted ways Friday following a three-year stint. Walton, who previously served as an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors under Steve Kerr, was 98-148 with the Lakers.Los Angeles went 37-45 this year, missing the playoffs for a sixth straight season. The Kings (39-43) posted their best record since the 2005-06 season - their last postseason appearance.

Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka reportedly had to intervene when Lonzo Ball scheduled unauthorized ankle surgery.Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka reportedly had to intervene when Lonzo Ball scheduled unauthorized ankle surgery.

Lakers had to stop Lonzo Ball from unapproved surgery: Report

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons.A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons.

AP source: Luke Walton reaches agreement to coach Kings - Sportsnet.ca

The once-great Los Angeles Lakers are rusting under mismanagement and must focus on internal health before replacing their head coach.The once-great Los Angeles Lakers are rusting under mismanagement and must focus on internal health before replacing their head coach.

Hiring Luke Walton's replacement shouldn't be atop Lakers' to-do list

“Ty Lue is a strong frontrunner for the Lakers coaching job, league sources tell ESPN.”

Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter: "Ty Lue is a strong frontrunner for the Lakers coaching job, league sources tell ESPN."

“As expected, source tells @TheAthletic that Kings GM Vlade Divac will now reach out to Luke Walton to schedule an interview now that his Lakers days are done. As I reported yesterday, Walton is Divac's first choice for this job.”

Sam Amick on Twitter: "As expected, source tells @TheAthletic that Kings GM Vlade Divac will now reach out to Luke Walton to schedule an interview now that his Lakers days are done. As I reported yesterday, Walton is Divac's first choice for this job."

“Sixers assistant Monty Williams joins Ty Lue as the central candidates in the Lakers search, league sources tell ESPN. Process is expected to center on them.”

Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter: "Sixers assistant Monty Williams joins Ty Lue as the central candidates in the Lakers search, league sources tell ESPN. Process is expected to center on them."

“The Kings and Luke Walton have agreed to terms for him to be the next coach, a source tells @TheAthleticNBA. The length of his deal will be in line with that of Kings GM Vlade Divac, running through the 2022-23 season.”

Sam Amick on Twitter: "The Kings and Luke Walton have agreed to terms for him to be the next coach, a source tells @TheAthleticNBA. The length of his deal will be in line with that of Kings GM Vlade Divac, running through the 2022-23 season."

Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac made the difficult but necessary decision to fire coach Dave Joerger and assistant general manager Brandon Williams in an effort to ensure stability for the future.Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac made the difficult but necessary decision to fire coach Dave Joerger and assistant general manager Brandon Williams in an effort to ensure stability for the future.

Sacramento Kings: Dave Joerger, Brandon Williams had to go | The Sacramento Bee

Everybody has opinions on how the Los Angeles Lakers are being run or what they would do. Ronald Agers takes over the Los Angeles Lakers. See what he does.The Los Angeles Lakers will have plenty of decisions to make in the coming weeks. This is how one writer would handle things if they ran the team. The Los ...

Los Angeles Lakers: How one writer would run the Lakers

Luke Walton, a popular Bay Area figure from his days as a Warriors assistant, was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers, and that’s a shame. <p>Luke Walton, a popular Bay Area figure from his days as a Warriors assistant, was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers, and that’s a shame.</p>

Luke Walton’s raw deal: Fired by the Lakers - SFChronicle.com

Soon, we will know who’s coaching the Los Angeles Lakers, a job that comes with a splash of prestige but not immune to the typical hazards, as Luke Walton discovered before exiting stage left. Soon, we will know who’s coaching the Los Angeles Lakers, a job that comes with a splash of prestige but not immune to the typical hazards, as Luke Walton discovered before exiting stage left.

Fate of dysfunctional Lakers belongs to Buss | NBA.com

Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton has reportedly agree to terms with the Sacramento Kings to become the team's next head coach, according to The Athletic's Sam Amick.

Report: Walton agrees to deal to coach Kings - TSN.ca

Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton reportedly had minimal contact with former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson as general manager Rob Pelinka sat in on coaches' meetings at one point.Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton reportedly had minimal contact with former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson as general manager Rob Pelinka sat in on coaches' meetings at one point.

Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton Went Weeks Without Hearing From Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka Sat In On Coaches' Meetings At One Point

Lakers could have voided Lonzo's contract if he went through with the surgery. Magic Johnson's time as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers' front office has c...Lakers could have voided Lonzo's contract if he went through with the surgery. Magic Johnson's time as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers' front office has come to an end, but the details regarding his final few months as President of Basketball Operations are now staring to surface. According to a ...

Lakers Had To Stop Lonzo Ball From Undergoing "Unauthorized" Surgery

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Luke Walton's next likely destinations

Luke Walton's next likely destinations

The Lakers have been granted permission to discuss their head-coach opening with 76ers assistant Monty Williams. Williams and Tyronn Lue have been the focus of the Lakers' coaching search thus far.The Lakers have been granted permission to discuss their head-coach opening with 76ers assistant Monty Williams. Williams and Tyronn Lue have been the focus of the Lakers' coaching search thus far.

Lakers get OK to meet with Williams, sources say

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NBA media reacts to Sacramento Kings hiring Luke Walton

NBA media reacts to Sacramento Kings hiring Luke Walton