Latest Frank Vogel News

AP source: Lakers choose Darvin Ham as next head coach

May. 27, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted an offer to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke with The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been publicly announced. ...

The NBA playoffs are here, with many eyes on favored Phoenix

Apr. 15, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

Devin Booker does not take having another chance at an NBA championship lightly. Over his first four years in Phoenix, among players who appeared in at least 200 games spanning the 2015-16 through the 2018-19 seasons, nobody in the NBA experienced more losing than Booker did. He...

Lakers fire title-winning coach Frank Vogel after 3 seasons

Apr. 11, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Vogel masterminded the 17th championship in the Los Angeles Lakers' remarkable history in his first season on their bench. Exactly 18 months after that triumph, he also became part of the Lakers' past. The Lakers fired Vogel on Monday,...

The Lakers have fired title-winning coach Frank Vogel after 3 seasons

Apr. 11, 2022 14:20 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers have fired title-winning coach Frank Vogel after 3 seasons.

Reaves, Monk lead Lakers past Nuggets 146-141 in OT

Apr. 11, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Malik Monk had a career-best 41 points and Austin Reaves set career highs with 31 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 146-141 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night in what might have been Frank Vogel’s final game as coach. ...

Lakers snap 8-game skid with 120-101 win over Thunder

Apr. 09, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stanley Johnson scored a season-high 21 points and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their eight-game losing streak with a 120-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. Wenyen Gabriel added 16 points as the Lakers wrapped up the home portion of...

Thompson scores 33, Warriors beat Lakers to win third in row

Apr. 08, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr made a point to tell Klay Thompson he played his best game yet since returning in January from a 2 1/2-year absence following surgeries and long rehabs on his left knee and right Achilles. Jordan Poole keeps doing his part to...

Built to win championship, Lakers won't even make playoffs

Apr. 06, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Russell Westbrook couldn't figure out a way to consistently mesh with his new teammates, Anthony Davis couldn't stay healthy and a 37-year-old LeBron James couldn't carry a team all by himself. The Los Angeles Lakers made no secret they were a team built to win a...

Booker scores 32, Suns eliminate Lakers from playoff race

Apr. 06, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The shots kept falling for Devin Booker, who appeared he was trying to prove a point. The Phoenix Suns are the best team in the NBA this season and, according to the standings, it isn't particularly close. Booker scored 32 points to lead the Suns to...

Jokic gets 38, leads Nuggets past LeBron-less Lakers 129-118

Apr. 03, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 38 points, 18 rebounds and six assists, and the Denver Nuggets moved into fifth place in the Western Conference with a 129-118 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Will Barton scored 25 points and Aaron Gordon added 24 points and eight...