The Los Angeles Lakers formally fired head coach Frank Vogel on Monday following the conclusion of the crew’s 2021-22 season, a number of sources reported.
Rumors initially surfaced on Sunday throughout the Lakers’ regular-season finale in opposition to the Denver Nuggets that Vogel was being let go by the crew. When requested in regards to the information after the sport, Vogel stated he hadn’t heard something with regard to dropping his job. He, in fact, has now.
Vogel kicked off his three-season tenure with the Lakers by serving to make them an NBA title in 2020. After being booted from the primary spherical of the playoffs in 2021, L.A. was favored to rebound in 2022 behind a blockbuster commerce for former MVP Russell Westbrook and a powerful solid of gamers led by LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The crew as a substitute floundered all season because of accidents and an incapacity to search out any sustainable chemistry and missed the playoffs altogether.
The Lakers have been formally eradicated from playoff rivalry final week and ended their season with a 33-49 document.