The Los Angeles Lakers and Tyronn Lue are working on a deal that would make Lue the franchise's next head coach, the league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Lue, 42, has not accepted the position yet As both sides continue to focus on contractual parameters, sources said.
When Lue takes the job, Frank Vogel, former Indiana Pacers coach and Orlando Magic coach, may join his staff as a senior assistant.
Kurt Rambis – a former Lakers player and coach whose wife Linda is a trusted confidante and advisor to team owner Jeanie Buss – has played a significant role in the hiring process.
Monty Williams was targeted by the Lakers as finalist for the position, but he took on the same role as the Phoenix Suns on Friday.
Lue coached LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers for two and a half seasons and posted a record of 128-77 in that time.
The pair led the team to the city's first major championship in 52 years in 2016 and ended a historic 3-1 comeback to dethrone the Golden State Warriors.
Lue played 11 years in the NBA (1998) -2009) and won two championships with the Lakers during his first three seasons in the league.
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