EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA.com) — Luke Walton will face his first questions as the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday during an introductory news conference at the team’s headquarters in El Segundo.
Among the questions Walton is likely to face include what he will do to try to turn around a team that had a franchise-worst 17-65 record in the 2015-16 season and has missed the playoffs for three consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.
Walton’s hiring was announced on April 29. It was agreed that he would remain as an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors until they completed their season, which ended Sunday with a 93-89 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
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