Vogel to interview for Lakers job

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The Lakers Need Tyronn Lue More Than He Needs Them

The Lakers then on Wednesday offered Lue a deal in the range of three years and $18 million, after which Lue's side pulled out of negotiations.

The prospect of Lue feeling uncomfortable with two former head coaches on his staff is certainly understandable.

For this franchise at this moment, Lue solved multiple problems at once, satisfying the need for a competent coach with a strong relationship to its star-in-residence while also showing the rest of the league the Lakers can, in fact, handle an important decision with some.

Lue and Philadelphia assistant Monty Williams had both been interviewed twice for the position but Williams moved on after being hired by the Phoenix Suns.

For a few days, it looked like the Los Angeles Lakers had found their next head coach in former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue.

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With all the turmoil in Laker Land, the Knicks and Clippers are only +700 to add LeBron James next season while the Cavs and Heat are not far off.

The Lakers fired Luke Walton, who went 98-148 in three years at the helm of the team, in April.

The Los Angeles Times first reported the Lakers' scheduled interview with Vogel. I get that Buss and those close to her don't want LeBron running the organization, but no one in their right mind is telling anyone with the Lakers to trade him.

The latest rumor comes on the heels of James revealing on his HBO show "The Shop" that he found out from a friend that former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson had stepped down. "We don't know what the hell is going on in Los Angeles, '" well-connected ESPN insider Stephen A. Smith said on the airwaves.

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