Lakers and National Basketball Association reporter for ESPN.
Lue and his representatives turned down the Lakers' offer Tuesday, league sources said. Ganguli's colleague at the Times, Brad Turner, adds, per sources, that Lue declined a three-year, $18 million contract offer from the Lakers.
"Lue was not the unanimous favorite to replace Walton among the Lakers' many decision-makers in the wake of Magic Johnson's abrupt April 9 resignation", Stein wrote in his latest newsletter. Lue and James appeared to be on track to partner up again in Los Angles to challenge the Warriors over the next few years - especially if the Warriors undergo a "seismic change" this offseason - but now it appears that is no longer the case.
Champions League: Liverpool's Andy Robertson shoves Lionel Messi's head
Wijnaldum and Origi scored two goals each during the second leg and Liverpool were by far the better side throughout the match. The other finalists, Ajax or Tottenham, will receive the same allocation at the 68,000-seater stadium.
Luis Suarez Reacts To FC Barcelona's Shock UCL Exit
When facing the media after the 4-0 loss Suarez was eager to ensure that the players front up to a very poor display. "It's very painful for us, especially for our people, it's the second year they've come back like that", he said.
US Deploys Strike Group to Middle East after ‘Credible’ Iran Threat
U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said four B-52s would be deployed , though that number could change. The US could send Patriot missile batteries back to the region months after the US had brought some back home.
Kidd's appetite for this type of assistant coaching role - a role with an emphasis on helping to develop their talented young core of players - is unclear, according to sources.
What's even worse is that Stephen A. Smith is now reporting that people close to owner Jeanie Buss are pleading with her to trade superstar LeBron James.
Lue coached LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers for two and a half seasons, posting a 128-77 record in that span. .