Breaking: Los Angeles Lakers have announces there head coach..

Breaking: Los Angeles Lakers have announces there head coach..


Charlotte Hornets head coach James Borrego directs his team against the  Minnesota Timberwolves in the first half of an NBA basketball game in  Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Charlotte won 113-106. (

The front-runner to take over as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is James Borrego.

The Los Angeles Lakers’ quest for a new head coach to succeed Darvin Ham has become more difficult as a result of their failure to sign Dan Hurley of UConn.

Over the weekend, Hurley received a compelling offer from Los Angeles. However, it appears that he was leveraging the team to pressure the Huskies into giving him a higher contract.

Numerous contenders have been tossed around as the protracted procedure carries on. JJ Redick, a media personality and former NBA player, is among them.

As general manager Rob Pelinka and colleagues proceed through the process, we are now hearing a little bit more. Former Charlotte Hornets head coach James Borrego has emerged as the front-runner for the position in Southern California, according to NBA source Jakes Fischer of Yahoo! Sports.

Borrego ready to coach Hornets team with existing roster

Although Los Angeles’ search for a head coach has been complicated by a failed attempt to hire UConn head coach Dan Hurley, Borrego has also been identified by league personnel as a top contender for the Lakers head coaching position. Borrego is recognized for helping Willie Green’s staff this past season and improving New Orleans’ offensive strategy.

James Borrego’s Los Angeles Lakers have competition.

Fischer added that the respected senior coach’s interview with the Cleveland Cavaliers ended on Tuesday.

According to a prior report, suitors may find Cleveland’s position more alluring than the Lakers’ availability. In the big picture, that is obviously surprising.

Considering the current circumstances in Los Angeles, things are undoubtedly tricky. The squad recently finished the NBA Playoffs in the first round. LeBron James will probably choose to not to sign a deal. D’Angelo Russell is virtually extinct.

Regarding Borrego, he was the New Orleans Pelicans’ senior assistant this past season under Willie Green.


Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego calls a play as his team plays  against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first half of a preseason NBA  basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Winston-Salem,

From 2018 to 22, Borrego was the head coach of the Charlotte Hornets, guiding the team to a cumulative 138-163 record without making it to the postseason. He is regarded as an offensive innovator, which the Lakers appear to value in their pursuit of him.


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