Report: Lakers to interview David Blatt, interested in Doug Collins

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The Lakers are reportedly prioritizing free-agent recruitment in their coaching search.

So how about someone who reportedly alienated every veteran player at his last job?

Marc Stein of ESPN:

Sources say the Lakers also plan to interview former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt

Or maybe a candidate who reportedly wore down all the players at his last job by being overbearing?

Stein:

NBA coaching sources say that the Lakers also have interest in

ESPN’s Doug Collins

The Lakers are casting a wide net. There’s no harm in talking to Blatt or Collins, but to put it kindly, they seem like strange fits.