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Luke Walton ejected from Kings-Wizards game

The KFBK Morning News

00:13 sec | 4 months ago

Luke Walton ejected from Kings-Wizards game

"Coach Luke Walton was ejected but the Sacramento Kings still won the last night they beat the Washington wizards one thirty three one twenty six kings record not twenty seven wins in thirty four losses next game tomorrow night at home against

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LeBron James Breaks Silence on Kobe Bryant's Untimely Death

SportsCenter AllNight

05:02 min | 5 months ago

LeBron James Breaks Silence on Kobe Bryant's Untimely Death

"Kobe Bryant five families will never be the same five immediate families the extended family for Kobe Bryant branches out virtually worldwide that's been evident since Sunday and we've seen reaction pouring in from around the globe but it's LA that was the center of his universe and Monday we finally heard from the Lakers the team has been active on social media since the tragedy Monday a statement saying quote the Los Angeles Lakers would like to thank all of you for the tremendous outpouring of supporting condolences this is a very difficult time for all of us we continue to support the bride family and will share more information as it is available that statement coming in conjunction with the outside that Tuesday's game between the Lakers and clippers has been postponed ESPN they dribbled around the Lakers asked them to and told them that as an organization they needed more time before they could put on a game host a game of that emotional magnitude at staples the clippers acquiesce they went along with it and so Friday night on E. S. P. N. Blazers Lakers that's when they'll make their return to the core in the aftermath of Kobe's passing Lakers will not appear on the court Tuesday lebron James as appear on Instagram he could be seen of course quite emotional on Sunday as the Lakers arrived back in Los Angeles lebron saying in his post he had just spoken to Kobe Sunday morning after lebron past Kobe Saturday night for third on the NBA's all time scoring list lebron in his post says hello Suma mantle now the bronze post reading quote I'm not ready but here I go man sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I began crying again just thinking about you these cheesy and a friendship bond brotherhood that we had I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA didn't think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we have W. T. F. I'm heartbroken and devastated my brother man I love you big broke my heart goes to Vanessa and the kids I promise I'll continue your legacy man you mean so much to us here especially hash tag Laker nation and it's my responsibility to put this on my back and keep it going please give me the strength of the heavens above and watch over me I got us here there's so much more I want to say but I can't right now because I can't get through it until we meet again my brother that the post Monday evening from lebron James the Lakers family obviously devastated aside from lebron we haven't heard from the team they will they will not be a game Tuesday there are services to plant ESPN's Dave McMenamin says the franchise is taking it very slowly first of all they're being very sensitive and cognitive of the finesse of Brian and the rest of the bright family working in conjunction with her for any plans they would make and also working in concert with the league office now today Kobe Bryant just wasn't that Lakers player who the Lakers employee for twenty years and it's a family run business and there's many Lakers employees that worked alongside him for years and so the team brought in grief counselors for the employees will meet with in both group and one on one sessions and they cancel practice as a team tomorrow the players will come in we're gonna have a late work out I'm told and have some sort of team luncheon where they can all reflects and be together and to figure out how they want to move forward as a group of guys are gonna get back into the grind of the regular season with the game Friday at staples center against the Portland trailblazers for the franchise of the organization closing ranks understandably former Lakers obviously and we have the later for life thank what are you hearing from those fellows that you've talked to yeah John I I spoke to Jordan Farmar today and he told me that I've barely been able to go an hour without breaking down crying since I heard the news yesterday similar sentiments coming from Luke Walton and Brian Shaw who's with a player and a coach with Kobe Bryant Josh Powell who is a bench player on those how this all Kobe championship teams that really developed a bond there and then yes a former opponent of Kobe's who has young children in the southern California area and got to know Kobe in his post playing career he told me that Kobe told in the summer and you have so much knowledge to give the game you should really think about finding an outlet for that and Gilbert told me I I got to do it I got a list what call we told me the days of wild Gilbert over you know if that's the type of impact to the Kobe can have posthumously that's

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The Glamorous Lakers' Unlikely Leader

ESPN Daily

05:45 min | 6 months ago

The Glamorous Lakers' Unlikely Leader

"So Kevin. In spite of being blown out the other day in Boston the Lakers are still the number one seed in the West and everything is sunshine and rapes around the staple center but a year ago. It felt like there was a storm cloud hanging over the franchise. I had magic Johnson. President Basketball Operations nations stepping down team fired their head coach. Luke Walton and then they chose Frank Vogel as his replacement awesome and there was a perception around here in Los Angeles that it was a pretty uninspired choice right in some ways frank. Vogel is the Ultimate Safety School. So for the Los Angeles Lakers Kevin Arnovitz is an NBA insider for ESPN. They went after Monty Williams former player who has immense amount of respect but at the end of the day he got a much more appealing offer from the Phoenix Suns. Tai Lue was a top choice. Lebron's former coach NBA Championship. Cleveland Cavaliers in two thousand sixteen. And what are the Lakers. Do they offer him a contract that I think it's fair to say was. Maybe not befitting a championship coach. There's sort of a standard now for for what a NBA coach gets in terms of the years in terms of money and this particular contract offer fell far short of that to the point where I think the public certainly the perception within the League was here of the Lakers doing it again. They think they're the Lakers. They have this golden or around them they can just offer championship. Coach is his deals. That don't reflect that pedigree so they don't get money Williams tyler walks not for another job. He just walks and they get Vogel. I used to do a lot of L. A.. Sports Radio and I remember this announcement very vividly. Los Angeles Lakers fans. They were not happy. Happy Kevin in fact they were furious. Vogel I think at the outset was seen as an odd choice for a number of reasons. One one is. The Lakers are the Lakers. And they have traditionally gone after coaches. That are either real brand names or have this royal. LAKER occur bloodline they are part of the Laker family. So here comes Vogel who is coming off. Two year stint in Orlando where he lost twice as many games as he won one could say no fault of his own. It was it was a young mismatch roster of players. But he doesn't have a brand name he looks like an accountant announced he's never played in the NBA before so he doesn't bring with him. The story playing career so for a fan base and a franchise. That's always been very brand obsessed. Why are you getting this off? Brand coach was very much. I think the perception an off Branko. Now I'm imagining frank. Vogel at the Grocery store he's like the generic. I Love Kirkland. I I think that sets up this story very well because you great value. Oh you use the Kirkland of coaches and of course. The Lakers are widely perceived as his ex hyper glamorous NBA franchise in particular with Lebron James. They're going into an off season in which they're going to be trying to get free agents. This is before the trade for Anthony Davis and here comes maybe the least glamorous coach forget fans for a second just people inside the game fifteen choices of who is going to be. The next Lakers head coach. I don't I don't know that Frank Vogel would have been on one ballot. I'm not saying Bogle can't coach Lebron's right that's different. So how did he get start. Frank Vogel got his start by by being a pest he was division three point guard for a genie out of college and he became obsessed with Kentucky basketball when he was at home on winter. Break when you're watching that famous Duke Kentucky lightning later catches He decides I want to be part a big time college basketball. He's going to leave his division three school. He writes letters to the staff at Kentucky including Rick Pitino and they basically send back a form letter. Thank you for your interest. This is in the mid nineties so he decides. I'm just going to drop out of my college enroll at Kentucky. I'm GONNA drive there. Basically without an invitation nation. And I'm just going to hang around the facility. Whatever anything I can do to get inside volunteer? Whatever they need and little by little sure enough he hangs around enough due to the point? Where Jim O'Brien who was assistant to Rick Pitino said Okay Okay? We'll we have the video room. which at the time video rooms have become like the very sexy place to get your start as a coach? Now Erik Spoelstra Mike Putin Holzer Dave Fidel but back then it was still kind of a newish thing and so he just camped out in the video room and essentially became one of the best young video coordinators in all of basketball and to the point when when Pitino went to the Celtics they ultimately brought. Frank Vogel Oh go along with them. And then when O'Brien took over he promoted him again and so little by little. He's sort of the He's the kind of the little engine that could of basketball. So he dollars. O'Brien to Indianapolis. And that's where he gets his first shot as head coach. How does that go right? He gets to the Fr- what we call. The Front of the bench comes a top assistant in an Indiana Under Jim O'Brien O'Brien gets fired and Vogel's the next Guy Up Larry Bird actually ask Joe. Brian looked this. Guy's really loyal to you. Do you think you take the job. and Jim O'Brien profane. Lee said absolutely

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Ex-sportscaster drops sex assault lawsuit against Kings coach

Pat Walsh

00:19 sec | 7 months ago

Ex-sportscaster drops sex assault lawsuit against Kings coach

"Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton is no longer facing a sexual assault lawsuit Walton was accused of assaulting a former sportscaster while he was an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors and harassing her wallet coach with the LA Lakers the NBA investigated but didn't find enough evidence to support Kelly tenants claims so she dropped the

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Ex-sportscaster drops sex assault lawsuit against Kings coach

All Things Considered

00:50 sec | 7 months ago

Ex-sportscaster drops sex assault lawsuit against Kings coach

"Mate a lawsuit accusing Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton of sexual assault has been dropped that's according to multiple media reports capital public radio's Bob Moffitt has more Kelli Tennant is a former sports reporter who accused Walton of sexually assaulting her in a Santa Monica hotel room two years ago she filed the suit about a week after he took the king's job according to TMZ she has filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court to drop the suit Walton released a statement that said he would not comment on the matter his attorney released a statement to the LA times that said quote it's nice to see that it was voluntarily and permanently dismissed by the claimant tenants attorneys not responded to requests for comment she claimed Walton assaulted her while he was an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors the NBA investigated the allegations but took no action against the coach after ten and failed to cooperate with their investigator this capital public radio's Bob Moffitt

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Woman seeks dismissal of lawsuit against Luke Walton

Rush Limbaugh

00:29 sec | 7 months ago

Woman seeks dismissal of lawsuit against Luke Walton

"The sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach yet Luke Walton has been dropped former spectrum sportsnet reporter Kelli Tennant accuse Walton earlier this year of assaulting her in twenty fourteen and twenty seventeen Sacramento bee says tenet asked the judge to dismiss the case and that was entered that yet yesterday with prejudice meaning tenet can't refiled refile the suit in April accusing the current kings coach of sexual battery in a Santa Monica hotel room back in twenty fourteen and another attack at a charity event in twenty

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The NBA Finals are hours away, so why are we still talking about the Lakers?

Ferrall On The Bench

02:55 min | 1 year ago

The NBA Finals are hours away, so why are we still talking about the Lakers?

"Now's witching gears to the Lakers. Just there's so much there. Michael. I mean I'm wondering and you're buried in it. What about this situation, especially the last month or so surprises you the most? I think what surprises me the most is the NBA finals are starting in, you know, a little over twenty four hours, thirty six hours and we're still talking about the Lakers and all the drama and dysfunction going on within their organization in in one week from June. I think that's the biggest surprise for me. I'm not surprised by the reports coming out, you and I have discussed this at nauseam before, and what sources have said and what was going on? And I think Magic Johnson going on. I take last week just reinforce that Baxter home story on ESPN as well. I wrote a story that happened to coincide with Baxter's publishing today comparing the Lakers two game. Come on, just all this family, and sibling, fracturing and backstabbing, it's not just been going on this year. But since Dr Jerry Buss died in two thousand thirteen and you know, I, I made the comparison that Magic Johnson played the role. Role of the tar, Gary and torching Lakers landing, you know, not to play spoiler for anybody who hasn't seen it. But that's what he did by going on. I take you know, he, he aired all the dirty laundry. And, and that's that's the most interesting part. I think even today it's going on after this article magic coming out saying, if he has to do it all over again. He would've fired everyone in brought in his own people, including and rob. So it's just never ending story. I don't have one point two million followers out there like brawny, but I definitely think people should be paying attention to what just this dysfunction going on within, the, the Lakers organization. Do you believe the part about Rich Paul going to the Commissioner of the NBA to complain about? Luke Walton as the head coach of the Lakers. Not necessarily the way it was phrased. But he did I read the article, and it did sound like he saw the Commissioner at a restaurant. And so maybe it's possible in this long conversation that went on a bunch of different topics. They asked about Luke Walton and what he thought maybe he gave his two cents. I don't think he approached the Commissioner saying, you know, we should have his job or anything, but look we heard from sources throughout the season, especially early on. Right. Lebron LeBron didn't like Luke Walton didn't want him as the coach. And those we all knew that was coming from his camp, which essentially is Rich Paul Rich Paul was at every game. He was sitting courtside. He had his c-. We I got to speak to him a lot many people did. So we thought that's where it was coming from. So the fact that he didn't want Luke Walton as his coach and wanted Tyron Lewis. The article said that didn't surprise me at all the manner in which he may have gone about it without him silver that, that kind of did, surprise me. But I wouldn't be surprised if it had been mentioned in the

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Frank Vogel, Lakers And Jason Kidd discussed on First and Last with Lundberg and Golic, Jr.

First and Last with Lundberg and Golic, Jr.

01:15 min | 1 year ago

Frank Vogel, Lakers And Jason Kidd discussed on First and Last with Lundberg and Golic, Jr.

"Radio Lakers move this weekend settling on Frank Vogel is their new head coach arosh Markazi from the LA times. People over Luke Walton. You'll get the coach at some point. But he was the first year coach when they hired his assistant anything, we're all that great. I think from the coaching as much of that coaching. Search has been improved coaching front. Forty-five-year-old Frank Vogel worked for the organization before as an advance scout back in two thousand six season didn't coach last season following two years with the magic prior to that he was with the Pacers his plan franker might have been better. How do you not run into the Miami Heat? And LeBron James now Vogel James are on the same side. Well, first off Frank Vogel is a respected coach in is Lee in on. No that is probably not the big names flash higher. That franchise light the Los Angeles Lakers fans are used to. But he's a really good coach and Jason Kidd being on his staff does make the squad better. But the optics of this look unusual based on how it was done. It almost looks like, okay. Manage me, we want to hire Frank Vogel. But we want to bring Jason Kidd in keep the Brian

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All the challenges facing Frank Vogel, LeBron and the Lakers

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04:07 min | 1 year ago

All the challenges facing Frank Vogel, LeBron and the Lakers

"In the big story, of course, in the NBA is dude Frank Vogel on did you win the pool, by the way on the next Laker coach. Did you have Frank Vogel? Brinton was gonna be asking all the questions. What do you think surprise? Oh, yeah. I was the pri-. Well, I I was the price, you know, a few days ago in the whole Tyron Lutheran fell apart, and the fact of money Williams would rather go coach the Phoenix Suns Lincoln's, and you know. Luke Walton is happy coach in the Sacramento canes instead of the Los Angeles Lakers. I mean. Here really in trouble. Now, it could get better. There's there's a way to look at this summer where could get there. We about that in a minute if you want to, but you know. Frank pogo coaching LeBron right? Good luck within there. And then having Jason Kidd as your system, and you know, LeBron chaser gonna be whispering to each other the whole time their brands, and there was a live respect between them when they were players. Lebron sort of took over from Jason Kidd, triple double guy in the NBA. So I just think they they might have made dysfunctional place a little bit more dysfunctional that was possible. Now, if they if they get the players they need everything's better. So what if? Kyrie Irving to go there, you know. And if he goes there, maybe Davis strong arms trade, the Laker says look everybody, I'm I'm only going to go. The Lakers don't even bother trying to trade for me. Promise you I'm gonna opt out leave as a free agent after next season. Go lakers. Out that way that we can get them. And if they went ahead and son Kyrie or somebody else like that. They could they could make Davis Nelson. You got LeBron Davis. Lebron Jimmy Butler, whoever it is anti Davis. Now, all of a sudden we're talking about the Lakers and the whole different of fear right now. Again, now on paper that looks like that would sound like a really good team. But it seems like there would be a really big power struggle if they had Vogel with LeBron James kyri, some of the other players you just mentioned how would they avoid that blowing up in their face? Well, it is a good question because you know, Frank Vogel is not he's not Tyron Louise, not somebody that knows these guys. And clearly he was not the first choice. So he goes into it from a position of weakness. That's for sure he's got a three year contract with Massey's number of years. Lebron has so they were not interested clearly making a big time investment coach for long-haul while he side your contracts. So he would have to deal with that. But I would think LeBron with care of a lot of that stuff. A lot of that power struggle within the team on the players team. Who would be the number two guy who would be the top guy alongside. Lebron? Would it be would be Davis? Lebron with after figure that out that wouldn't be for the coach. Lebron figuring it out most of the time he figured that out because he needs to he wants to win a championship enough to everybody on the same page. So I think that part of it. It's it's a great way of looking at it. But but that's the one good thing. Lebron what bring you know while apart? He'd be people. Look you come here, and I'll make sure this team work and the only worry about the coach you'll need to worry about rob point or anything else. I can make this work and credible could say I think most players would believe he could make a work in. How does that hiring process? Go obviously, Jason Kidd involved in they have to LeBron involved. I mean, they just I don't think they call up and say, guess what his coaches how does that train?

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Former Lakers Coach Luke Walton Sued for Sexual Assault

Business Rockstars

00:22 sec | 1 year ago

Former Lakers Coach Luke Walton Sued for Sexual Assault

"A woman accusing former Lakers head coach Luke Walton of sexually assaulting her. In two thousand fourteen explains why he's decided to come forward. Now. I am no longer. Comfortable staying silent about the things that has happened to me a lawyer for Walton calls, the former sports reporter, Kelly, tenants and opportunist and this radio news.

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Ex-journalist details allegations against Luke Walton

SportsCenter AllNight

01:34 min | 1 year ago

Ex-journalist details allegations against Luke Walton

"A civil suit was filed in LA alleging sexual assault against king's head coach Luke Walton stemming from an incident at a hotel in Santa Monica five years ago, when he was at the time insistent for the warriors Kelly tenant former host on spectrum sports net L A detailing the incident in a press conference Tuesday. He got on top of me and Kim me down to the bed and held my arms down with all of his Wayne while he kissed my neck and my face and my chest. And as I kept asking him to please stop into get off. He laughed at me. I continue to ask him to stop over and over again without any use of my arms because he continued to hold me down. I feel him rubbing his erection on me. And he continued to laugh at all of my Cleese to get off and to stop. There are no criminal charges stemming from the Kelly tenant filing a civil suit this week. She claims Walton continued to harasser after he became coach of the Lakers, and she was working as a broadcaster in LA. The Lakers the allegation was never reported to the team before or during Walton's employment. I was scared when someone assaults you, and you think you're going to be rate coming forward is a scary thing. And I have spent years now dealing with this trying to forget about it hoping that I could push to the side and bury it and hoping that time would heal. And that was not the

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Female reporter sues NBA Coach Luke Walton for sexual assault

KNBR Tonight with Drew Hoffar & Kevin Frandsen

02:39 min | 1 year ago

Female reporter sues NBA Coach Luke Walton for sexual assault

"I want to say this briefly, we've learned our lesson when it comes to domestic violence accusations in sports and beyond we've learned our lesson. And that is. If you don't know who to believe, then just say, you you don't know who to believe, I don't know what happened. You don't know. What happened? I will say this as much as Luke Walton has had a respectable run. And a well liked run an NBA circles. So has Kelly tenant in broadcast circles. Let me pass that along. So just keep that all in mind. I'm not taking sides here. I wasn't there. I do know some of the people that are involved here. But I wasn't there. I have no idea what happened and at and we'll keep it right there. But there's one thing I do need to say tonight. I don't know who this this lawyer is that Luke Walton hired. I know he's the guy that got Derrick rose cleared in his situation last year. That lawyer released a statement earlier today declaring Luke Walton innocence calling the accusations baseless that's garden variety that standard. That's fine. It also referred to Kelli Tennant as an opportunist that. Is not something. That's okay. With me. That's the kind of stuff in my opinion that puts this entire conversation on a wrong track. You don't need to quote unquote, victim shame. I don't know if she is actually victim. But there's no need in this particular case to come out that hot start firing with names and demonize, whoever's on the other side. And I know some of you are going to sit here and say, well, he's being demonized by what she's saying in her case. Here's the deal is pretty simple to me. If you're the lawyer if you feel like your client is innocent or obviously, it's your job to say. So that's the the way that they wanna play it just say that. Say that leave right there, Luke Walton is innocent. These claims are baseless we plan to fight cool. It does nobody any good. And it does so many so harm so much harm for you to start taking those who bring claims, and I do believe that way. More than fifty percent of claims are true. It does so much harm to so many to start with the name calling and the shaming right out of the

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Luke Walton, Kelly Tenant And Sacramento Kings discussed on KNX Morning News with Dick Helton and Vicky Moore

KNX Morning News with Dick Helton and Vicky Moore

00:43 sec | 1 year ago

Luke Walton, Kelly Tenant And Sacramento Kings discussed on KNX Morning News with Dick Helton and Vicky Moore

"To burn head coach of the now Sacramento Kings, Luke Walton is being sued for alleged sexual assaults life now to can't extend seventies. Craig thickener, these allegations go back to two thousand sixteen when Luke Walton was the assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors is accuser Kelly tenant says that Walton forced her onto a bed held her down kissed her groped her TMZ, sports breaking. The story tenant also alleges the more vulgar behavior in language from Walton back in two thousand seventeen when he was head coach of the Lakers Kelly tenants sports reporter says she was forced to be around Walton because of her job the response from these Sacramento Kings. They told TMZ sports that they're gathering initial information. A Lakers no response except to say the first they've heard of these allegations were from

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Luke Walton, NBA head coach, sued for alleged sexual assault

This Morning With Gordon Deal

00:32 sec | 1 year ago

Luke Walton, NBA head coach, sued for alleged sexual assault

"And tires Sacramento Kings, head coach, Luke Walton is facing a civil lawsuit from a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her ESPN reports that Kelly tenant is accusing Walton of sexual assault stemming from an incident in April twenty six teen when Walton was still an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors ESPN reports the Lakers never knew of the allegations. And it had nothing to do with him. Parting ways with the team earlier this month Walton was hired by the king. Days after he left the Lakers, and they released a statement acknowledging the report the NBA is also launching its own investigation

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Lakers Head Coach Rumors: Rob Pelinka to Run Search for Luke Walton Replacement

Mason & Ireland

00:50 sec | 1 year ago

Lakers Head Coach Rumors: Rob Pelinka to Run Search for Luke Walton Replacement

"Luke Walton is out as the Lakers head coach it came down less than thirty minutes ago. What does it mean now, and where do the Lakers go from here, we get into it next ESPN, LA Mason and Ireland show Luke Walton is out as the head coach of the Lakers came down about half an hour ago. And Andy now. You cannot look for a president of basketball operations, but you have to have a coach. Yeah. And so they are officially in the market for a new head coach. And it'll be interesting to see if they go after anybody who currently has a job if they only go up, you know, because then it would necessitate maybe waiting till the end of the play offs like the guy would love them to get its Quin Snyder. But the problem is you'd have to give up an asset.

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Lakers shut down LeBron James for rest of season

Jalen and Jacoby

01:51 min | 1 year ago

Lakers shut down LeBron James for rest of season

"Lebron James is shutting it down for the rest of the season. We will not see the king play basketball anymore. Luke, Walton said that they had to convince LeBron James to shut it down. Do you think they've really had to convince him to shut it? Now, not they had to convince them. It just became a reality of the situation. We have a handful of games remaining. You did a great job of showing that you did recover enough from your groin injury to still be productive which was when he got back into the lineup. So now that we understand that you're going to be healthy going forward. Lonzo ball is implant. We're going to the lottery clearly it is time for him to end the season. I mean, I know you don't like resting healthy players. But to me, this is just the obvious right decision. Do you agree with that? It's the logical decision not necessarily the right decision. Nobody felt like we'd be at this point with LeBron James. To the point where we would question whether they be in the playoffs. Let alone so far out of the playoffs. And it don't matter whether he plays or not so because of that storm and him going into a seventeen seventeen season. It's logical even fans would say like kinda makes sense for him not to play. If we want to see them next year when you look at the Lakers, you know, their ability to win games with them and out LeBron James, there's a drastic difference there. I mean, they're not going to be winning very many games the rest of the season. But we do have some information about LeBron James if some are plans, you gotta remember he usually plays like another two months. So he's got a lot of free time. And what's he doing with that free time? He's not going to play with team USA in the World Cup. He is going to film Space Jam to. He said he's going to have a court Bill onset. So he can still train while it's building Space Jam to what do you think about LeBron James filming Space Jam to he went in that game

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Luke Walton, Jason Kidd And Jeanie Buss discussed on NBA: Lakers at Jazz

NBA: Lakers at Jazz

00:56 sec | 1 year ago

Luke Walton, Jason Kidd And Jeanie Buss discussed on NBA: Lakers at Jazz

"I don't think it's a done deal. That Luke Walton is not the coach next year most likely scenario. Sure, they're looking for somebody when this season ends. But being this. An organization like the Lakers that doesn't do anything by the book seemingly and sometimes are hypocrites and do self self involved wounds to themselves. It would not shock me. If at the end of all this and this season is evaluated. Jeanie Buss tells the front office at Nope. My coaches, Luke Walton you guys figure out the rest and by all accounts, Luke, Walton has been doing a great job. He did get that vote of confidence by the franchise back in October. He's had to deal with all this in year, one of LeBron coming into the fold, but how's he handled all the rumors surrounding Jason Kidd and other potential coaching replacements. I mean, he's felt the heat literally since Magic Johnson and rob Pelinka

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Lakers' playoff hopes fading away

WGR Programming

01:09 min | 1 year ago

Lakers' playoff hopes fading away

"Playoffs serving handed electrifying thirty points and put on a show for. The sold out crowd in Los Angeles tonight. Meanwhile, LeBron James also at thirty points, so part of the triple double. But this is a Laker team. Now that is reeling. They've lost five straight J B. They've lost two more players to injury for the rest of the season. Here this weekend. I'm not sure what's left for Luke Walton and LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. It's a really horrible situation. I don't know what his staff is supposed to do when you basically have said we're out we're done. We're not mathematically eliminated. But we're eliminating ourselves in essence talking about resting LeBron James arrest way in some ballgames and having all those injuries yet. They are done and that's difficult because they talked about making the playoffs this year. Now, it's not a team that I think was well equipped to make it a around LeBron James, but a lot of questions now in the future. What happens in the summer with this group? But a great opportunity we saw Wagner play very, well Caruso, a Williams. These young kids are getting an opportunity. This is important time for them. So they're gonna take it for what it's. Worth. And again, I I feel bad for Luke Walton his staff, very difficult situation.

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"luke walton" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

KNBR The Sports Leader

02:26 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

"As Lakers coach, Luke Walton. Now seems to be in the clear after reports that LeBron and his camper hoping for a coaching change in LA while the Lakers certainly have been going through a rough patch. It was interesting that LeBron would have thoughts on the coach while he's been m I a with a groin injury. Despite all this Lakers insider seem to believe that wall will finish out the season after that who knows. So let's get to the bottom of it onsides or offsides. Luke Walton will be coaching the Lakers next year. Sides. You can't always get what you want. I don't think it applies to LeBron James here. And remember this is a team that before LeBron went down with the injury. They were a top five top four team in the Western Conference in terms of record the Broncos down with the injury. And once again. It shows you how important LeBron is to that team. Magic Johnson and genius. Could try to hold this offering Luke Walton for as long as they want which is going to be this season. But LeBron is gonna get the younger players that he wants to stay the younger players that he doesn't want. They will eventually get out. And the coach is not buddy, buddy. With ron. So LeBron wants his buddy whoever that buddy will be. We shall see. Even though Magic Johnson has a lot of clout in NBA circles. It's not the same as the Pat Reilly situation rally said, hey, it's bullshit and you'll just deal with it. Lebron went to LA when he did not have to and I have a feeling that the casualty here whether it's fair or not. Is going to be Luke Walton and now will either come in season or that will come at the end of the season because the Lakers are not going to meet these expectations that I thought were unrealistic when the season started because I didn't think they're going to be that great of a team. So with that being said, offsides Luke Walton will not be the coach next year size number three. The never ending on the Hickey right there. Little trace scrub the never ending, Adele. They come trace. Right. Don't care. Ryan Hickey three on foot. There's two other Ryan Hekkies, I guess in the world, right? He should have been number one. Like me at that. Horowitz. You're always number. That's right. I'm the number one. Speaking of number one and number one in.

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"luke walton" Discussed on Road Trippin': Richard vs. Channing

Road Trippin': Richard vs. Channing

02:45 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on Road Trippin': Richard vs. Channing

"Road, trip driven fame. The time has finally arrived road trip and has taken on yet another life of its own. It's on TV show. Thanks to spectrum sports and uninterrupted their patients, creativity and kindness to trust us, something new in different. It's given us simply a chance to continue pushing forward on something we have really grown till up though, you can still listen be a podcast way. As you currently are now just a few notes for you to remember. Yes, it is shown on spectrum sports net here in Los Angeles. But in the next day or so we will push a link via our social platforms. So keep an eye out that will allow you to watch the show. Also, we will not leave you hanging. So stay tuned. But for now enjoy Roach urban how you know how on this episode which was recorded back in September. We finally got Richard and Jennings. Good friend and head coach the Los Angeles Lakers to join us, Luke Walton, we talk life at the Waltons household growing up Arizona life for both guys. The acting Lucas done in his past life, as we'll spend some time reminiscing about a man that meant so much to Richard and many more. Big rich. We hope you enjoy the new ride. Cheers. Cheers. Cheers. Thanks for having me on. Honestly, I'd say, it's my pleasure. Welcome into another dish road trip. And I'm your host Allie Clifton. He is Richard Jefferson. Joining us is I mean, you got a lot of titles or three time champ. You're a Lakers head coach. But part of the best one is that Richard your best friend. Did you like that? Very nice. These like he was Richard specimen? He's your best is my best friend guy. Friendship for about twenty years now. So yeah. And I like as a true friend. He's never been on. He's never been on road trip and before. So I- guilted it why is that because? This is because. All right now mind, you everyone that's listening to this like knows me and Channing very well. So so they understand why you might be a little apprehensive about associating with us. But they're also people like us that don't know the relationship of all three of you. And I actually have been wondering why as best friends you haven't. It's like. Friendship. We're like brothers. Right. So it'd be like if someone came to you and said, hey, we want to do a show on on your family and tell us everything about your family like I don't want that. We're we're very close and we've been through a lot together. We'll know but not just Richard. My actual brothers do to. I wouldn't want them. You know, putting my business out there, and I wouldn't want to put their business out there. So so this very busy. We just end this right now. Practicing. I'm telling you why I wouldn't come on. I didn't come on the show. I supported the show I listened to the show you were causing kinda critical..

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"luke walton" Discussed on You're Wrong... And Here's Why

You're Wrong... And Here's Why

04:00 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on You're Wrong... And Here's Why

"My friend. I have week eleven I am doing pretty good to be honest. Legal haven't coming off an eagles five. I don't know about this week eleven nonsense. You're right. Why do you do this to me? I don't know today. We're going to talk about why Luke Walton will not be the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers seasons. And we're gonna talk about why trae young as the favorite to win rookie of the year right now. And we're gonna talk about why the chargers will not make the championship game. And we're gonna start things off as we always do with our number one segment. It's still Luke Walton segment today, and I'm definitely not killing time to set the timer. Luke Walton Greg tell me why Luke Walton will not be Los Angeles Lakers head coach at the end of the season. Chris let's let's take a a look at what usually happens in. Coaching situations with LeBron James, and I think you can reference the song of the show. Where we talk about LeBron ruining teams, and we're already on that path here with the Los Angeles Lakers. And we're only ten games into the season. I think their play they played nine games. Maybe maybe eight it doesn't matter. Either way. We already have to have a come to Jesus meeting with Magic Johnson. It's unreal. What LeBron does these teams? And I don't know whether it's the pressure on magic to rebuild a storied franchise signing, the biggest free agent possible that's out there or you know, the overall mediocre start at this team got to. But all the blame is falling on Luke Walton. Of course, it is. It's not the fact that your other biggest free agents are land Stevenson, javale McGee and regime Rondo all have their place in the NBA. But as a unit with LeBron you're expecting this team to all of a sudden become an automatic contender in the west with what you had Kyle coups with what you had in Lonzo ball, and all that blame is getting placed on a guy who made his coaching name filling in for Steve Kerr. With one of the best teams ever created. That's the reason why eventually Luke Walton is gonna find himself a job somewhere else. And it's going to be sooner rather than later. Lebron does this look at his track record Mike Brown run out of Cleveland after failed attempts in the postseason Tai Lue, that's not really on him. But he replaced the guy that LeBron essentially ran out of Cleveland and David Blatt. This just happens with the guys that that start with LeBron. It's a foregone conclusion at this point that Luke Walton already to be on. How could you be eight eight games into a season? And you're already having a conversation about potentially, you know, there's rumors going on their coach is going to be replaced. I mean this hockey timing. That's how head-spinning night is. It's like we just started. How can we do this? That was quiet. So I think I should kick this off by saying that I never liked Luke Walton, I have I've never ever liked Luke Walton. I didn't think he deserves the Lakers job in the first place based on what he did with a Golden State Warriors team that like you mentioned, I medium to high level. Former CYO coach could have won sixty five games with with that said what the hell were the expectations LA that? There's usually talking about firing Walton this early into the season talk about unrealistic talk about ridiculous. I guess that. I should also point out. I absolutely detest. Magic Johnson as general manager official team efficient in the NBA. I just don't think he's good at it to me comes off as smug know, it all who accepts absolutely no responsibility for his own actions for his own decisions. So if I have to pick a side here, I guess I pick Waltons and this is. This whole situation..

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"luke walton" Discussed on Izzy and Spain

Izzy and Spain

03:36 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on Izzy and Spain

"When you put together an almost entirely new team, featuring veterans, you haven't played with before young guys that you don't know how they work with your new star. And then Hello every time LeBron James has gone somewhere. New think about how long it's taken for that team to gel. So this seems so premature to me the only explanation I can give is that Magic Johnson is in those practices and sees what they're working on and what strategy or techniques Luke Walton is using and saying I don't like how this is going to make this team better. Well, and that's a great point because I agree with you wholeheartedly that what we're seeing in the roster shuffling to me make sense. And to me, that's what we should be seeing if you're young if you're a young team being put together where you've got all these. Different pieces in you're trying to figure out what gets guys to develop at the right pace. Luke Walton as a coach is doing exactly what I would want. My coach to do. He is looking at. Hey, what combinations maximize everybody the best? And the fact is you're not going to know that from preseason basketball. You're not even gonna know that from practice. You gotta see guys in games to get there. I think the other interesting part though, in L sort of admit that I still this mindset from Stephen Smith. I heard talking about it earlier today is the pace of play is a concern within the organization in the minds of Steven A. And it makes sense. I mean, if you wanna look at one failing to Luke Walton as a coach for this team is is he slowing that pace of play down to maximize LeBron later in the season. He isn't. So when pace a play is an issue if it's an issue, and when you're talking about a group that is not getting back and playing defensively at all those are where the questions come. Now, Luke Walton was asked obviously as we would all expect about his job security. This is what he had to say. I feel like I have a great relationship management. Do you feel like you? Have job security. I feel like down here to job and coach. I don't I don't feel like I'm going into. Do you feel like the message got through the players might be little bit of a rollercoaster failed losing streaks that we talked about them before season even started. So. You know, here's the first one. Let's handle it as a as a group not give it life and keep working on where we need to work, and we came out today, and they had a great practice players were engaged involved talking to each other about you know, what needs to be done as well. As the coaches with is the type of environment that type of culture we want? So. We're a good place. Sara to hear him talking about the expectation of being able to focus through these things talks about one of the unique challenges that that is going to exist for the Lakers all year long Spain and Fitz on ESPN radio. Sarahspain Jason Fitz. If you're Luke Walton, you're not coaching like any other coach right now because you're not coaching like any other situation the eyeballs that are always on the Lakers one thing. But when you add to that the eyeballs that come with LeBron and the expectation that Lakers fans have it's one thing in my mind to say, okay, we'll fans have expectations. Who cares? They don't worry about the the basketball minds. Don't worry about that to here magic having these expectations already though. That's when you do have to start worrying about the other part of this the overused word and all sports distraction because it feels like it will become one. Well, and here's the thing. That's what a tough situation to be in. Because if you're holding out for what we all believe is going to happen, which is likely probably Anthony Davis to the Lakers were at the very least huge peak. Name free agent added to this. This is not the final roster that the. Acres are sending out there believing that they can compete with the worst. So if you know that your timetable requires you to wait until next season or maybe the trade deadline of this season..

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Jump

The Jump

04:11 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Jump

"He's in charge of basketball operations. They've let magic come in and make a lot of decisions. And there's been a lot of change. They brought the got LeBron James free agency. But to make a change on Luke Walton that's the decision that would be shared at the very highest level of the organ in the past genie brush past wet the people in charge of the basketball side make those level of decisions. But you're right. Her ties to Luke are particularly strong Scotty, if you were Luke Walton in this situation, and you have the roster you have which is not Luke Walton choice. But that's who is working with it doesn't LeBron James. What do you do right now? Well, for me, I would try to create a better relationship with LeBron James LeBron James has been successful by having coaches that he's played for and he's had a successful career. So I'm gonna take the path of saying LeBron. What do you think we need to do to be better as a team? And how can we? Be better as a team. And I don't know maybe he's already asked that from LeBron. But that's where it has the goal because the relationship between LeBron and Luke Walton has to work. That's so interesting to me, and I'm thinking about your teams and the relationship, of course, between UNM Jay and Phil Jackson and the front office. You guys the three of you were aligned in not always having a great relationship with the front office. But because the three of you were behind together and the two of you were behind, Phil. So it was never going anywhere. And that's what is really is. All about is about really how much is LeBron James going to stand up for Luke Walton now, and that's really what it comes down to James willing to speak up for the warden. Do he have that confidence that Lewan can get him to the championship or in the playoff? Well, listen, I thing with LeBron James so far he hasn't played you know, he's like in third gear. Right. He's working in the shape. Didn't play a lot in the preseason. We've seen this. Other seasons where he's going to ramp up. He's going to play a lot better in the next month. And he's played so far in this one in and that's part of the two LeBron at the highest level. It changes dynamic. They haven't gotten the best of him yet. They will it's a long season. And that's especially at his age. You know, the the ramping up of it is part of it. But the relationship in talking about the relationship that Michael in Scotty in that group had Phil Jackson that's built over years and years and years and going through a lot together because of Ben together for two months, and it doesn't just magically happen. And I can't say that LeBron stepping up is going to help the Lakers. Lebron don't need to step up. Now. I mean, we've watched LeBron play heart eighty two game season last year. He's played a lot of games throughout his career without any injuries. So to say that he needs to exert himself. More for the regular season is not sending a good sign that they're going to be a player. Off team because you almost forcing LeBron into injury. If you think he can care team three eighty two games and be the our complain. They need to get better on the defensive end. They're fine offensively right now. But they're not built to be great defensively. It's going to be interesting. It's getting hot and by the way, Lakers practices going on right now. So stay tuned to the jump because we will be bringing you the latest from that as those guys break from a practice today. What would you thanks for joining us. We're gonna let you go commune with your text messages coming up. I mean, how has it is gonna join me and Scott to take a look at the Celtics who have won four in a row and more importantly are starting to feel themselves. We will discuss that next. But first it's time for our distant replay twenty two years ago this weekend. Hey, look who it is got pimp. Narrate? Do you? Remember, we my. I'm coming to get you move. He's. The American spirit..

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"luke walton" Discussed on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed

Skip and Shannon: Undisputed

03:07 min | 1 year ago

"luke walton" Discussed on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed

"Episode of undisputed handpicked with the best segments and discussions, skip, Shannon. Let's go. LeBron and the new look Lakers had their first official practice yesterday, Luke Walton addressed the team. I non LeBron which is a big deal since LeBron address the Cavs in their first practice. Back in two thousand fourteen not head coached, Blat all said, quote, it was a physical practice, but we challenge them mentally to while abroad added quote, Luke and the coaching staff had a great first practice Shannon will the unity between the Celeste, yes, but it will be some growing pains. I mean, with any relationship, there's going to be arguments they're going to be disagreements. But I think LeBron has the utmost respect for coaches that have actually played the game. He had a very profound respect for Paul Silas big, Paul played tight t Lou t Lou play. Luke Walton plate. It has things give Luke. Walton won championships. He battled tested. He's been in game seven NBA finals. He's been in game seven, the Western Conference finals. So he's going to LeBron's going to have. A healthy level of respect for it, but they're going to be time. They're going to be a disagreement that happens with any relationship. Anybody that tells you, they've been in a relationship and there wasn't a disagreement they're lying or that wasn't a healthy relationship because somebody just agree with everything. The other saying that's not gonna last very long. Well, you to agreement and disagreement yesterday. Everything says, but now everything. Go ahead. The give that LeBron is very tough in great players are tough to coat because they only really see things from their lands from there is remember. He mentioned having kids has taught me patience. Yeah. So in magic, Larry Bird is like, why can't you guys get it? It? Do you gotta pantheon Grayton there are few and far between of you guys. And so the other guy, that's why normally guys that didn't play or that will marginal players make the best coaches because they get an opportunity to see things from a whole different a prism. Then the pantheon player magic, Larry Bird so skip. I believe this relationship will will progress in a very positive direction, but there will be some, you know, some some bumps in the road reme- play a gay kubiak in Denver, with my offense coordinator. He played the lead Matt cabinet with my office coordinator. He played Lee and the thing for me skipping. That sometimes I could always go to him and they say shop. Cool, eight, four eighty four. Just play football. I'm going to trust your decision. He said, because. In sometimes they would ask me to say, well, why did you do it like that? I say because that x. on the board that you drew when I was all he didn't stay there like you do it, he moved. So I played football, so they trust me. So at the end of the day, I'm sure they're going to be some head buddy, but Luke Walton going trust, Ron, Ron, going trust loop. Don't get it done really within the next reunion and within the next three years..

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Jump

The Jump

03:07 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Jump

"Are turned on wang's wing let's talk about lebron luke walton meeting for the first time this past weekend not meeting for the first time ever they were drafted together they have played against each other luke actually played in cleveland not lebron was there but anyway you get the point this is the first time they have met since james committed to the lakers they have texted leading up to that but when asked about the meeting won't told ramona shelburne quote he's about the team he's about doing things the right way he's about winning i can work with those qualities so i just wanna know what you would expect from luke walton lebron james partnership first of all typically players when they're going to play for a new coach they will consult people that they trust that they know who've been with coach lebron i imagine there's been a phone call with draymond green greasing what do you think a loop and we know that dream is probably best basketball ever came when luke walton was coaching because luke is not a taskmaster lucas very laid back very chill and will allow you to do you while at the same time he has a plight basketball money i think there's some that we all talk about this bill cool and he knows his stuff and so if you're lebron james i think that's kinda gotta be music to his ears right this is a guy who knows his stuff but at the same time is comfortable enough seating control and power to players you know his stars basically i i don't really think this is a big deal because i think they were always gonna talk at some point and lebron nosy that luke's played in the league he's talked to plenty of guys i'm sure who have been through that run signed off on going back to cleveland with david blatt i mean he'll find some way to make things exactly control the exactly and the and the key here is that lebron knows what it takes to win and luke in his own way knows what it takes to win and i would think that both guys will find a middle ground especially to start off that they had a meeting i mean i think everybody expected it but i do think is significant about it is only this is that steve kerr went made a big deal when he first was the worst coach to individually meet with players over the summer i believe he flew overseas at one point to do that with the idea of hey before we get in the training camp environment before we're all together let's you and me form the building blocks of our personal relationship so you know my doors open that we can always talk to each other i know luke has done that and sort of learned that from watching steve and in talking to myself at summer league i know that was important to him to have those building blocks with lebron also with john rondo with some javale mcgee with some of the other guys who you know the other guys who've come in so i think that wasn't important step for that it's not like oh my god they spoke of course they spoke there gonna work together but but i think maybe if the does work out better than the david let scenario one of the reasons might be that lucas careful about building these kinds of relationships didn't meet with lebron for the longest you remember when i got there but the other thing also is if they're going to have a basketball philosophy of plane philosophy nice that we can get a head start in july what are we thinking what kind of solid we're trying to do what how do you want to be used to that luke and.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show

The Stephen A. Smith Show

03:15 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show

"Say espn eight eight eight seven two nine three seven seven six so this is a weird at least i find it luke walton is going to speak with tyler on all that goes into coaching lebron james and maybe some tips and ideas of how you can sensibly successfully get away with that that's strange isn't it why wh what don't you think it would be almost ignorance for him not to do so i mean this isn't a situation i get your like you know is my new girl talking to my old girl this is not the same deal man this is not the same hey we don't need to air dirty laundry i'm lou why why am i why am i concerned about luke walton or lebron james he just said no to me he moved on from i now become head coach of a team i probably haven't been head coach for very long time why am i getting involved in this conversation because tyler was a good guy tyler who it's in his dna he's one of my one of my favorites he took care of me as a young guy i in the college ranks at my career in two times as a coach in the nba in the one thing i know about tie lou is he's a man of integrity in the basketball game and the xs and os they mean something but he's a guy who off the court is always going to do the right things and he's always going to be honest and he was thrust into a situation in there's as much positive as we want to say about coaching the greatest player of all time and lebron james there's a lot that falls on your shoulder because guess what when you don't win your fault you don't make heaven your fault and luke walton lou you are about to be in danger by man because if they don't work out guess what lebron going nowhere next four years is going to be you brother so he's going to need every he's going to have his pencil and pad his notebook out if you can't motivate a guy you got amy i mean dave literally he's got a motivated guy who's done everything it's almost like father's day what do we get you for father's day but we gotta do you but you don't need to motivate him i don't think you need to he's he has that some guys have it other guys don't he has it he's always motivated have you seen the bronze defense last season i know he played eighty two with it and i it was calculated but have you seen his defense last season did you see the frustration that set in guess what brother everybody needs votive ation we in the nba and we're not even gonna talk about the play offs we're not even gonna i'm not gonna get all i'm not even gonna give it all so you in the nba you're there so much that if you don't have consistent inspiration and not just your own mental toughness but guys around you that spur you on and talk you up and help remember the little things that just lets you know sometimes some people's got to let you know to be great you will fail and just like anything all week long dave i'm going to be reminding you of how great you are brother everybody needs it you so yes i will your for them when it comes to tie lou and when it comes to lebron when it comes to luke walton luke walton the best thing he can do is let lebron know how great he is let's very positive reinforcement is that is that what i'm gonna get all week you're going to get a lot of well you are going to get reinforcement it will be positive won't be all negative i think a lot of that pins on you you know you may get some tough love in between there you know hey my man comes back out with a towel on.

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"luke walton" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

03:28 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"The answer to that threats can have to do some really digging for that one but again if you didn't know lebron and luke walton were in the exact same draft yeah i will say this i kind of find a little curious i mean luke walton subbed in i steve kerr when he had his baggage with the warriors now there's a lot of hoops hype around the warriors that's when curry mania was at its peak yeah so there was a lot of hoopla dealing with that and dealing with the championships and all that kind of stuff so by the way he does coach the lakers this is one of the premier franchises in all relevant lakers right now though right but there's the relevant by just being the lakers i understand that lebron there's a whole new level no by the way did you see that fan that wanted someone to deface the mural mural intermural lebron is the same guy did the the stuart scott y'all's yeah and then some fan offer three hundred bucks a deface and i mean come up on it him up on his idiotic so i get there's a lot of craziness that goes along with this but i mean it's like being the coach of the dallas cowboys even when they're irrelevant they're kind of i disagree i think his problem he had last year with some kids dad yeah distract teammates i will say this you calling that just some kids dad might be might be putting that a little mildly but but you're right we had jeff gundy on last week and he basically said the ball family went from its top priority seven and van gundy said for luke walton it his winning percentage may go up at his fun quotient may go down in really talk about just about anything but the actual coaching on the floor of things you have to deal with team so i don't i don't have a problem with all luke seeking out kind of things here are there on things that may pop up that that he would wouldn't wouldn't normally have to deal with you think about the burden of expectation all of this in luke walton time with golden state there is no expectation for him the idea was you can't screw this up because this team is so good with the lakers last year this team is so young and still in its formative stages that there was no expectation for them to do anything of value anytime soon now that you've added lebron james the burden to produce now goes up tenfold because if you don't get it done as luke walton they're not going to say well lebron james we need to add more this they're going to say you're the problem and they're gonna show you the door yeah and this is look this sort of process continues to evolve with the lakers is not just about lebron but it's about who's around him and are they about to add ten time all star according to our aid rewards and ascii mom there will be a parting of the ways between carmelo anthony and the thunder whether it be by trade brown or buyout or the all important stretch provision so what will the market be like from l o well here's coach whether it's in the starting lineup whether it's coming off the bench on great team there's going to be a lot of sooners among contenders for carmelo anthony and that number in oklahoma city was not sustainable to think how many players in the league really would you be willing to spend one hundred and seven million nine so it makes sense for both sides and his market will be significant now this could play out over the course of the summer they they're going to work on trade scenarios i know oklahoma city they can get to that they can do that stretch provision at any time later in the summer so they'll try to work through it here and i also think they'll work with carmelo they you know for his really in a gesture probably i think of goodwill they may not want this to stretch out so far to inhibit his opportunity to go jump on somewhere else i love it they want to stretch it out but they will use the stretch provision let's be clever this carmelo opted in and then the thunder decided over.

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"luke walton" Discussed on 105.3 The Fan

105.3 The Fan

04:02 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on 105.3 The Fan

"And they all have a history of some baggage but then also a history of being reclamation project and with all that you have luke walton kind of handle it you know all these different personalities how does that work out i mean the lakers covering up it was never dull because you know whether they're playing basketball or they're competing for ping pong balls there's always that element of a soap opera and i think here because of the expectations because lebron and everything underneath that it just feels like this soap opera it's going to be the best thing on television and in real time basically for the next year margarita here on the show mark what has to to be clustered in los angeles from your mind from your mind for this lakers team to have a chance in terms of like what attainable players coil leonard obviously part of this discussion but you you throw in who anyone else you want who has to come to l a this season for the lakers to even have a fighting chance against the warriors in a seven game series you mean this sure frankly i don't see it like there's nothing that the war la lakers could do that one of the favorites over the warriors that's that's the lakers this just at the warriors talent i was being totally accurate hits over no one can beat this team yeah no one can beat this team now here's the thing the lakers could maybe in a few years as they get caught nudity another star with lebron james i think the interesting thing with the lakers now is they have some they obviously have tap flexibility where they could either get leonard industry right now or if push comes to shove and the spurs are being holed into that they can still do some damage lead into the trade deadline next season now the thing that's really it's hard to say if it's a negative yet but the thing that really strikes me as after they got lebron james they did get a lot of these one ear guys and you want that recap flexibility but i'm just really struck by the fact that they allowed julius randle to walk like that i know that i'm with you i know that he was upset and i know that last year it was kind of up and down of how he handled that but just because a player's upset and apps so renounced the rights you don't have to listen to them kobe bryant was upset with the wedding curse in two thousand seven demand a trade and the lakers there necessarily obviously kobe is in a much different stratosphere choices as a player by choice was a guy that i felt like you know figured it out last season where you could see he is heading in the right direction i think the first three seasons with the lakers there's kind of this push cool where you won't want that you would see him as bruising playmaker reminds you draymond green that other day kinda born china shop where he would be reckless tibet turnovers got a lot of fouls just be frustrated i think last year he was able to figure that out and he was in much better shape and so to kind of just allow a guy that you kareem for three years just to leave like that i don't think that's good for the long term i mean you're looking at the warriors right now they got to where they were because they grouped it invested the young guys they have and so that's where they already lost julius and i think it's gonna play out but when we're talking about these trades where they draw the line where okay cool why leonard is a game changer and maybe some other starter cambridge centers but at some point you don't want to sell the farm to do that you want to you know help you know guys like brandon ingram and kyle about lonzo ball and i don't wanna say they're good enough to say they're all talk show but when you put them collectively at some point that deal might not be as good as you know the other scenario take an attack or pay let's just a.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"luke walton" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"He's uh uh look luke luke has been embattled for this year but i don't know how you argue hasn't done a very good job with this team took over a year a year ago they were basically he's like a save but they're trying to lose games out there in la trying to get high draft pick in la this year not so much of they have steadily improved one eight out of ten prior to the other night's loss and you know he's he's developing lonzo he's developing brandon ingram developed cow coups would even get into kok whose ma god's been will the biggest steals in the draft you if you're going to beat up on luke walton for how he's coach before you got to give him credit for always coach and his team right now i will take a break when we come back the cleveland cavaliers the changes they made where of that put them in the hierarchy of the nba plus it will take a little bit of a deeper dive into something new can i talked about the top that interview what happened in phoenix or not in phoenix and golden state between the sons and the golden state warriors the offence that some of the players took to the sons or to the warriors being coached by some of the players during that game will diving to all that more next come up on 47 minutes past the hour this is the dan patrick show hey listeners just wanted to take a minute to thank all our great sponsors and all of you great listeners for supporting this podcast we certainly couldn't do without either of you and i wanted to remind you that you can support our sponsors by going to our show page of podcast onecom clicking on the support this podcast button and day you will see all our wonderful sponsors that helped make this show possible thank you for downloading subscribing and of course supporting and now back to the show stay tuned for sixty seconds fake news headlines right after this podcast.

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