It is no longer a surprise for sports fans to learn the Lakers fire Coach Walton. In fact, Magic Johnson was going to do it. However, he quit after the team’s final game of the season. Although team owner Jeanie Buss said she likes the coach, GM Rob Pelinka fired him.
Rob Pelinka is the most hated GM in the NBA today. After the Lakers fire Coach Walton, he got support from most fans, players, coaches, and executives from all over the league. As a result, the team became a laughingstock of the NBA.
Pelinka told sports news outlets that the team thanks Luke Walton for his dedication. Also, they wish him and his family good luck for his future endeavors. Walton thanked Jeanie Buss for giving him the opportunity to coach the team. In addition, he said the franchise will forever be special for him.
Lakers Fire Coach Walton
After his firing, there are speculations that Luke Walton might become the next head coach of the Sacramento Kings. Warriors coach Steve Kerr told bookie pay per head providers that the Lakers is losing one a guy who knows the game very well. In addition, he said that Walton became a scapegoat as the organization tried to rebuild after a disappointing season.
Josh Hart said he liked playing under Walton because the coach allowed him to play his game. In addition, he said it was fun playing for Walton. There’s no doubt that the coach will get another job right away.
Many people are speculating that former Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue will be the next Lakers coach. However, there’s no official word yet on who will be the next coach. In fact, the team still has no replacement for Magic Johnson as President for Basketball Operations.
As for Walton, he doesn’t need to know how to become a bookie to get his next job. In fact, some teams want to hire him as their next head coach.