So, the Lakers will hire another assistant coach LeBron likes – David Fizdale, who worked with LeBron on the Heat before becoming a head coach with the Grizzlies and Knicks.
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:
The Lakers are finalizing a deal to hire former Knicks and Grizzlies coach David Fizdale as an assistant coach, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2021
Credit Lakers coach Frank Vogel for feeling secure enough to bring in an assistant who has prior head-coaching experience and is close with the team’s superstar. That makes Los Angeles’ coaching staff even stronger.