Report: Bucks assistant Ham named Lakers head coach

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham will be the next head coach of the Lakers.

Ham has been the Bucks’ assistant coach under Mike Budenholzer since 2018. Before that, Ham was Budenholzer’s assistant from 2013-18 with the Hawks, and his first NBA assistant coaching stop was with the Lakers from 2011-13.