Rob Pelinka: Lakers lacked an identity of toughness last season

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Kyle Goon: Rob Pelinka said the Lakers lacked “an identity of toughness” last season, and one thing the front office looks forward to is seeing Ham infuse that into the roster.
Source: Twitter @kylegoon

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Kyle Goon @kylegoon
In last season’s failed campaign, GM Rob Pelinka said the Lakers lacked toughness. Among other qualities, new head coach Darvin Ham has grit to spare: ocregister.com/2022/06/06/lak…6:51 PM
Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Rob Pelinka said the Lakers lacked “an identity of toughness” last season, and one thing the front office looks forward to is seeing Ham infuse that into the roster. – 3:24 PM
Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Ham said he’ll be collaborating with Rob Pelinka and the rest of the front office about the types of players that best fit around those returning next season. – 3:22 PM
Bill Oram @billoram
Darvin Ham on working with VP of bball ops Rob Pelinka: “We gonna collaborate, communicate and also make sure we demonstrate.” – 3:09 PM
Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan
Darvin Ham introductory press conference has begun on @SpectrumSN
“This is an incredibly bright and promising day in Lakers history,” Rob Pelinka said to start it off. pic.twitter.com/Yn6UkZxnGH3:09 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Darvin Ham is here. General manager Rob Pelinka says Ham was the “unanimous choice” of the franchise for their next head coach, citing his experience and character. pic.twitter.com/XicbjFExsl3:07 PM

Ryan Ward @RyanWardLA
Rob Pelinka calls Darvin Ham their “unanimous choice” for the Lakers new head coach. – 3:06 PM
Jovan Buha @jovanbuha
Rob Pelinka: “This is an incredibly bright and promising day in Lakers history.” – 3:06 PM
Kamenetzky Brothers @KamBrothers
Rob Pelinka described Darvin Ham as “the ideal fit” for what the Lakers are looking for in a coach. Noted how Ham “earned his stripes” by starting out as a coach and GM at the G League level. AK – 3:06 PM
Kamenetzky Brothers @KamBrothers
Monday’s @LockedOnLakers podcast! Ahead of Darvin Ham’s introductory presser today, we discuss what we’re most interested to learn from him and Rob Pelinka. Plus, how can Austin Reaves continue developing? #FirstListen @LockedOnNetwork @LockedOnNBAPods
podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dar…11:56 AM

More on this storyline

Jacob Rude: Ham says his No. 1 goal is “lessen the wear and tear” on LeBron -via Twitter / June 6, 2022
Mike Trudell: Ham on AD: “His skillset, his size, his defensive accument, his relentlessness defensively is key. It’s going to be the foundation fo the type of standard we set … We need consistency out of Anthony Davis. We need him to be healthy … playing championship level basketball.” -via Twitter @LakersReporter / June 6, 2022

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