Lakers hire Frank Vogel as head coach

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel to become the team's next head coach on a three-year deal, according to ESPN.

Vogel, 45, previously coached the Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers.

The Lakers are planning to name Jason Kidd as an assistant coach.

The Lakers are coming off a 37-25 season and missed out on the playoffs for the sixth consecutive year. They parted ways with previous coach Luke Walton after three seasons.
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