The Lakers will reportedly be looking for a new head coach.
After failing to make the playoffs in a hugely disappointing season, Frank Vogel is expected to be out as a Lakers coach. according to ESPN. According to the report, the Vogel team should inform them of their decision on Monday.
After trading for star Russell Westbrook during the offseason, the trio of LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Westbrook were set to contend for an NBA championship. However, under Vogel, the Lakers finished the regular season in 11th place in the Western Conference with a 33-49 record.
The 48-year-old Vogel took over ahead of the 2019-2020 season and went on to win the NBA championship, held in the bubble at Disney due to COVID-19, with James and Davis.
Vogel’s second season in charge, however, ended in a first-round elimination to the Suns. He leaves the team with a 126-98 record with the Lakers, who ended the season with a 146-141 overtime win over the Nuggets on Sunday.
https://nypost.com/2022/04/11/frank-vogel-out-as-lakers-coach-after-disappointing-season/ Frank Vogel is out as Lakers coach after a disappointing season