The Los Angeles Lakers already have a replacement for Darvin Hamm on the bench

The Los Angeles Lakers already have a replacement for Darvin Hamm on the bench

despite the existence of LeBron James In enviable shape and form Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers He still doesn't have anything secure in the Western Conference. With a 45-35 record, they are in ninth place and will have to play a Play In to reach the playoffs.

Although in the middle of all this they won the first edition of NBA championship seasonMembers Lakers They always direct their criticism towards the artistic direction. The first target is logically the coach Darvin Ham, who has little experience performing this job. Not so in the assistant role. The performance as such was part of an ensemble Milwaukee Bucks Who won the championship in 2021.

The Los Angeles Lakers already have their candidate to be head coach

However, it appears that this will be the last season that Hamm will be the head coach for Los Angeles, because according to a report by Wire Hoops, the purple and gold organization was already considering replacing him.

The person responsible for filling this position will be his personal assistant, Elephant Handywho has held this position on staff since 2019, although between 2011 and 2013 he was responsible for the development part of Los Angeles Lakers. This makes him a reliable man in the 17-time champion group NBA.

“A source told Hoops Wire that Lakers players wanted assistant coach Phil Handy to replace Hamm at the start of the season. However, Los Angeles owner Jeanie Buss is a fan of Hamm and would never consider firing him as coach,” the report said.

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Right now, the first thing on the mind of the team and its current coach is to get into the playoffs and lift the title just as they did in 2020.

Oliver Walton

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