LeBron James and company embarrassingly failed to qualify for this year’s NBA Playoffs. Frank Vogel was unable to get his team of star players on the same page. The Los Angeles Lakers have now appointed Darvin Ham as their next head coach after a lengthy search.

Ham is a former NBA player who won a championship with the 2004 Detroit Pistons. Their team beat Shaq, Kobe, GP, and Malone. He was an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks.

According to ESPN, Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham has agreed to a four-year deal to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. In recent days, Ham has made a name for himself in the process, talking with Lakers officials recently. The Lakers were impressed on Ham’s height and toughness, as well as his experience teaching great players and championship credentials as an assistant and player.

As a player and coach, Ham brings championship experience to the role. The Lakers’ most important player, LeBron James, seems overjoyed. Bron took to Twitter after hearing about Ham’s hiring and said, “So damn EXCITED!!!!!!!! Congrats and welcome Coach DHam!!”

Lakers legend Magic Johnson also praised Ham and wished him well. “”I’m excited that the Lakers just hired Darvin Ham as the coach. Congratulations!!” Despite the high-profile nature of the job, Ham has his work cut out for him. He will also determine what to do about Russell Westbrook, the elephant in the room.

According to sources, two of the three candidates, Ham and Terry Stotts, were interviewed by the Lakers this week. The franchise leaders knew they’d found their coach after the Ham interview. Check out the tweet from LeBron below.

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