Jeanie Buss: ‘Luke Walton Is The Lakers’ Coach, Period’

by January 24, 2018
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Allaying concerns that Luke Walton‘s job could be in jeopardy, Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss said that Walton is “the Lakers’ coach, period.”

While guesting on ESPN x Cycle’s “Buckets,” Buss revealed that Walton will remain the coach in L.A. through the offseason (starting at 6:38):

Do you trust Luke Walton for the remainder of the season, and also free agency in the summer?

 

Buss: “Absolutely. Luke Walton is the Lakers’ coach, period. There’s no worrying about it, there’s no speculation.

 

“He’s done a terrific job. He is somebody that the entire front office, the organization is behind.”

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