LeBron James is among the many who reacted to Darvin Ham being hired as Lakers head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers Darvin Ham was hired as their new head coach. sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Prior to joining The Lakers, he worked as an assistant for the current NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks. He worked for Milwaukee's head coach. Mike Budenholzer The pair has been together since 2013, when they joined the Atlanta Hawks.

Ham has been working in Los Angeles for many years. He worked as an assistant with the Lakers between 2011 and 2013. He will take over a team that failed to meet expectations last season. Los Angeles was 33-49 and missed out on the playoffs. Frank Vogel was fired in April and he is now his replacement.

Lakers superstar LeBron James He was one of the first to welcome his new coach on the team.

Trae YoungAlso, he has a history with Ham dating back to his time in Atlanta. congratulated him on the role.

“This major..Congrats D Ham!” !”

Trae Young

He was the first-time coach and he played for six NBA teams, winning a championship with them. Detroit Pistons 2004

He played four games against James during Ham's time in Detroit. James was also with the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland Cavaliers.

Magic Johnson, the legend of Lakers basketball expressed his excitement Thank you for your new addition.

“I'm thrilled that Darvin has been hired as coach by the Lakers.” Congratulations!!”

Earvin magic Johnson

Some Ham's former players enjoy Bobby Portis Thon Maker, and Thon Maker were some of the others to weigh in on Twitter.

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