Reports: Red Raider Darvin Ham Hired as Next Lakers new head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers secured their new head coach with the hire of Darvin Ham

Prior to joining the Lakers, he served as an assistant for the defending NBA Champion

He has worked under Milwaukee head coach Mike Budenholzer since 2013

Ham interviewed formally for the job on Thursday and was offered the position on Friday afternoon

Wojnarowski added that Ham made a strong impression on the Lakers’ brass in several areas

He also has experience with stars, coaching Giannis Antetokounmpo for the past four seasons

The expectation is that Ham is going to begin assembling a coaching staff