The Lakers hired Gunnar Peterson, who counts celebrities among his past clientele, to be their director of strength and endurance.
Peterson, a personal trainer before joining the Lakers, replaces Tim DiFrancesco, who resigned from his post as the Lakers’ strength and conditioning coach this spring.
“Gunnar is a true pioneer and visionary at his craft, and will bring a new mentality to our weight room which we are all very excited about,” Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka said in a statement. “Since Magic and I have worked with Gunnar in the past, we have a strong relationship with him, which makes working together now feel seamless.”
Peterson has trained model Kendall...