The CSN Bay Area reports that Mike Brown (former coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers) is expected to be named the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, according to two league sources.
Brown has recently been considered the leading candidate for the Warriors’ job, however is now expected to sign a four-year deal worth nearly $18 million with the Lakers. Phil Jackson has apparently coached his last game with the Lakers, as expected. We will keep you updated
A little more info on his past:
Brown earned Coach of the Year honors after the 2008-2009 season, was named Coach of the Month three times during the season (December, February and March) and along with his coaching staff earned the opportunity to coach the Eastern Conference All-Star Team at the 2009 All-Star Game in Phoenix, Arizona. One of the NBA’s top young coaches, Brown also led the Cavaliers to becoming only the 12th team in NBA history to have 66 wins, a franchise high. Brown was the fourth youngest coach in NBA history to win 60 games.
With a combined regular season record of 211-117 (.643), which is the fifth-best record in the NBA over the last four years, Brown has posted at least 45 wins in each season.
via CSN Bay Area