Luke Walton

Los Angeles D-Fenders player development coach Luke Walton looks on before the game against the Santa Cruz Warriors on April12, 2014 at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. (Photo credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Ex-Lakers Walton, Fisher On Short List For Knicks Coaching Job

Will a former Lakers head coach look to the purple and gold for his next coaching pick to lead the New York Knicks?


Luke Walton #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Orlando Magic in Game Four of the 2009 NBA Finals at Amway Arena on June 11, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Laker Luke Walton Hired As Assistant For D-League Affiliate D-Fenders

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have hired Luke Walton as a player development coach for the NBA D-League team.


Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics

Lakers Trade Fisher To Houston For Jordan Hill; Get Sessions, Eyenaga From Cleveland

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).


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Luke Walton Hired As Assistant Coach At U. Of Memphis

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.


Denver Nuggets v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers’ Bench Gets Nickname

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.


Luke Walton #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts against the Boston Celtics in Game Three of the 2010 NBA Finals on June 8, 2010 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Lakers Forward Walton Ruled Out Of European Games

Lakers forward Luke Walton will miss Los Angeles’ two preseason games in Europe after aggravating a strained hamstring in practice.