The Lakers Seek Advice from Mike Krzyzewski in Search for New Head Coach


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As the Los Angeles Lakers intensify their search for a new head coach following the dismissal of Darvin Ham, they are turning to legendary Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for guidance.

According to reports from Shams Charania and Jova Buha on The Athletic, the Lakers are seeking a coach who can command the locker room, hold players accountable, and provide structure and organization.

Krzyzewski’s vast knowledge and respected opinion have made him valuable resource for the Lakers during their coaching search, offering insights into potential candidates like JJ Redick and others.

The Lakers’ interest in Krzyzewski stems from his deep understanding of coaching dynamics and his longstanding relationship with the organization.

Krzyzewski’s history with the Lakers dates back to 2004 when Dr. Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner, made a compelling but unsuccessful attempt to lure Coach K to Los Angeles.