"Darvin has a great feel for the game and knows what it takes for a team to be successful and compete at a high level," Budenholzer said in a prepared statement. "He was a smart player who played with intensity and toughness every night and he has gone about coaching the same way."
Dan D'Antoni, brother to Coach Mike D'Antoni, is the only holdover from last season after the Lakers let both Chuck Person and Bernie Bickerstaff go. Phil Handy joined
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According to Mark Medina of the Daily News, the Lakers recently hired Larry Lewis as a player-development coach.
Lewis previously worked with the D-Fenders, and fills one of two player-development positions under D'Antoni.
The Lakers' coach is expected to add on two additional bench assistants in addition to his brother Dan.