The Los Angeles D-Fenders have hired Luke Walton as a player development coach for the NBA D-League team.
The Los Angeles Lakers have shipped out veteran point guard Derek Fisher to the Houston Rockets along with first-round pick–via Dallas for power forward Jordan Hill.
In a separate deal, the Lakers have acquired point guard Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga of the Cleveland Cavaliers for Luke Walton, Jason Kapono and 2012 first-round draft pick(lottery protected).
Los Angeles Lakers forward Luke Walton will be working as an assistant to Memphis coach Josh Pastner in a deal that ends along with the NBA lockout so he can rejoin the Lakers.
This must be another coaching record for Phil Jackson. Just one week into the regular season, he has already minted a catchy nickname for the Los Angeles Lakers’ revamped group of reserves.
Lakers forward Luke Walton will miss Los Angeles’ two preseason games in Europe after aggravating a strained hamstring in practice.