After being fired by the Cavs, Ty Lue front-runner for Lakers job

By Amber Lee
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Just minutes after the Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Luke Walton, a strong favorite is already emerging to be the next coach of LeBron James and the Lakers.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Ty Lue emerged as a strong front runner for the Lakers coaching job.

Of course, Lue served as LeBron’s coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2015-18, posting a 128-83 record in the regular season with a 41-20 record in the playoffs.

Given all the shake-up already going on in Los Angeles following Magic Johnson’s resignation, it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to see a coach who has a great relationship with LeBron emerge as the early favorite.

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