Jason Kidd A "Serious Candidate" To Be Next Lakers Head Coach: Report

The Los Angeles Lakers will certainly be parting methods with head coach Luke Walton this fseason, and a quantity attainable replacements have already surfaced. Among them, NBA Hall Famer Jason Kidd.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, “Kidd might be among the many severe candidates for the Lakers teaching job if Luke Walton is dismissed.” 

Kidd’s alma mater, the University California, lower ties with males’s basketball coach Wyking Jones over the weekend and it’s believed that Kidd is the college’s “major goal,” in keeping with The Oregonian‘s John Canzano. That stated, ESPN’s Marc J. Spears notes that Kidd “remains to be strongly ” in making a return to the NBA as a head coach.

During his 5 seasons as a coach with the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks from 2013-18, Kidd boasts a sub-.500 document 183-190.

Jason Kidd A "Serious Candidate" To Be Next Lakers Head Coach: Report

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Of course, Kidd is not the one candidate for the Lakers’ soon-to-be vacant head teaching place.

Yahoo Sports’ NBA Insider Chris Haynes believes that LeBron’s former coach and former Lakers guard, Tyronn Lue, is an “apparent candidate” to exchange Walton.

Haynes was a visitor on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” final month, when he briefly mentioned the state the Lakers (H/T Clutch Points).

Cowherd: “…Well, I imply, I’ll say this, and I’m not going in charge anyone for this. But I’ve a supply who I belief and I feel it’s 10% Luke Walton is the coach subsequent 12 months and 90% he’s not. I’ll say that, you react to it…it could take stepping into the playfs, knocking f a Denver, it could take issues I don’t assume this membership is succesful .

Haynes: “I wouldn’t dismiss that.”

Cowherd: “If I stated there’s one other coach on the market…do you take into consideration one other coach for the Lakers subsequent 12 months?

Haynes: “Well, clearly Tyronn Lue. I imply, LeBron James, the day Lue acquired fired LeBron James put a tweet out supporting him. ‘You know the best way to contact me in the event you want me.’”