Just this week, the Los Angeles Lakers officially found their coach Frank Vogel for the next three years. Even though the contract was signed, Bovada has released odds on if a coaching change will occur by the All-Star Break (February 17th, 2020).
The latest odds has Frank Vogel at -600, Jason Kidd +600, Tyronn Lue +700, and any other coach at at at +1100. Yesterday, the Lakers announced that they officially hired coach Frank Vogel and the press conference will take place early next week.
“We are excited to add Frank Vogel as the next head coach of the Lakers,” said Pelinka. “Coach Vogel has a proven track record of success in the NBA Playoffs, and he reflects the core qualities we were looking for in a head coach – including, detailed game preparation, extreme hard work, and holding players accountable to the highest basketball standards.”
Vogel most recently coached the Magic from 2016-18 after the Pacers did not renew his contract at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. During his two seasons in Orlando, Vogel led the team to last-place finishes in the Southeast Division, compiling a cumulative record of 54-110.
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