Luke Walton has agreed to coach the gay Lakers.

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  1. Danas Boyfrien

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    http://www.nba.com/2016/news/04/29/...-to-be-head-coach/index.html?ls=iref:nbahpt6a

    Lakers hire Luke Walton as head coach


    POSTED: Apr 29, 2016 10:22 PM ET

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    EL SEGUNDO — Earlier today, the Los Angeles Lakers and Luke Walton reached an agreement on a multi-year contract for Walton to become the next Head Coach of the team, it was announced by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Walton will begin his new duties at the conclusion of the Golden State Warriors season.

    "We're excited to bring Luke back to Los Angeles, where we feel he's going to start an outstanding coaching career," said Kupchak. "He's one of the brightest young coaching minds in the game and we feel fortunate that he'll be leading the on-court future of our team."

    Walton, 36, will be the 26th head coach in franchise history, and the 22nd in the Los Angeles era.

    Walton is currently in his second season as an Assistant Coach with the Warriors. Earlier this season, he posted a 39-4 record as interim head coach in Steve Kerr's absence, including a 24-0 start, the best start in NBA history.

    Walton enjoyed a 10-year NBA playing career (2003-13), averaging 4.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 564 regular season games with the Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers. Originally selected with the 32nd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, he was a member of championship teams with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010.

    After his playing career, Walton served as a player development coach for the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the 2013-14 season. He also served as an assistant coach at the University of Memphis during the 2011 NBA lockout.
     
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    I work with this dude that looks just like Luke Walton
     
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    Is he a ship jumpin' faggot like Luke Walton, too?
     
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    Work against him actually. Opposing counsel. Nice dude but not real bright
     
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    I hated Luke Walton the player almost as much as Lamar Odom, but I'll give him the same chance I gave Mike Brown.

    We'll see what happens.
     
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    All of the Bay needs to bow down and thank us for making the Warriors "Lakers North."



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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Assistant Coach

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    :lol:

    I know, right?

    Oh well-- how much worse can things get?
     
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    This nigga.

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    You guys need to thank the Clips for being the Clips and giving you your GM.

    O'Shea works wonders.
     
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    You know I'm right.
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Olshey is the man. A lot of people were skeptical of a failed soap opera actor running an NBA team. But I must say, he's been great. Ok, gotta go watch a real team march on to the 2nd round.
     
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    The Clippers didn't want to fuckin' pay the dude who actually began to turn that franchise around.

    Oh and kiss my ass.
     
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    Does he have any talent to build around?

    Korneiser on pti suggested this might be walking in to a mine field
     
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    We've got a "young core" and the league seems to be running to young coaches now.

    I guess the FO believes that Walton will be able to better relate to Russel, Randle, Clarkson & Nance Jr. better than an old school coach.

    I'm prepared for the worst.