Lakers could replace Luke Walton with David Fizdale as head coach


Dorsey, a native of Pasadena, the Oregon Duck was drafted as the 41st overall pick out of the 2017 draft.

Ingram got off to a strong start in the first half with a game-high 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting that included a pair of 3-pointers.

Randle collected 18 points, seven rebounds and two assists in the defeat and actually managed to hold his own against Jordan. Lonzo Ball said he did not think Walton had "lost" the locker room and that the point guard just wanted to play basketball.

"He helped me a lot with development, with my whole game", Dorsey said. The coach would eventually explain that the random drops in minutes had to do with the player's play and a standard the coach expected, i.e. there was nothing random about the minute fluctuations. Aldridge scored eight points and Ingram secured nine in the period. Brandon Ingram is having a breakout sophomore year campaign, Lonzo Ball has had his ups and downs, and Kyle Kuzma should finish an All-Rookie team member, but all three need time to develop.

He went as far as to say that the head coach could no longer control his players, and while the Lakers was a good team, Walton was "not connecting" with them anymore.

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Elliott connected on a 53-yard field goal as time expired in the first half, closing the Eagles' deficit to 10-9. The Eagles' offensive line , running backs and a stingy defense rallied around the team's signal-caller, too.

San Antonio hit a slump on offense for the first four minutes of the second quarter.

I usually stay away from discussing what-if trade scenarios, but it's tough to ignore the noise around this Lakers team, A name that's been mentioned in trade talks since the offseason is fourth-year forward Julius Randle.

The tempo of the game sped up with Brook Lopez and Hawks J. Collins making two blocks each.

On one particular play, he essentially tossed San Antonio's point guard aside, giving the Lakers a lead they would never surrender.

"Brook (Lopez) did a great job starting off with upside defense, [and] blocked shots", said forward Larry Nance Jr. But until a move comes from the top, Los Angeles will be stuck in an awkward limbo that it only can blame on itself. Bryn Forbes buried his first shot and scored on a layup after jumping in the passing lane to steal the ball from Lonzo Ball. Players are aware that all but three or four of them could be outward-bound and morale is already on a precipice. Los Angeles would take the lead back yet again on a three from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. "We give him the ball and get out of the way and we know that it is going to be a bucket".