So what, if anything, might be the ripple effect of all of this? That part remains unclear, but the notion of all of LaVar’s noise about Walton leading to the coach’s demise is extremely unlikely. Not only is he in the second season of a five-year, $25 million deal, but the Lakers – who have changed coaches four times since May of 2011 – have learned the hard way in recent years that coaching changes aren’t the magic elixir to all that ails them. In lieu of that, all the Lakers are left with is a whole lot of unnecessary negativity that could do damage beyond this season.
May 25, 2018 | 7:13 pm EDT Update
May 25, 2018 | 5:16 pm EDT Update
Mike Bresnahan: How does Brandon Ingram look these days? Ask former Duke teammate Grayson Allen, who worked out for the Lakers today. Allen said Ingram looked “stronger” after seeing him recently in North Carolina.