Head Coach Luke Walton to Part Ways with LA Lakers

April 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm

(KNX 1070) -- The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that head coach Luke Walton will leave the team. 

"We would like to thank Luke for his dedicated service over the last three years," Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka said in a statement from the NBA. "We wish Luke and his family the best of luck moving forward."

"I want to thank Jeanie Buss and the Buss family for giving me the opportunity to coach the Lakers," said Walton. "This franchise and the city will always be special to me and my family."

Tuesday Magic Johnson announced he was leaving the team.