Sources claim that Chris Jent will be the top assistant for Darvin Ham at Atlanta Hawks in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Lakers Have agreed to hire Atlanta Hawks Sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Darvin Ham's assistant coach is Chris Jent.

Wojnarowski was told by sources that Ham, a first-time head coach, made Jent a priority after being hired by the Lakers.

Jent and Ham coached together with the Hawks in 2017-18. Jent, who was a collegiate player at Ohio State and briefly played in the NBA overseas, also has connections to the Lakers star. LeBron JamesAs an assistant for the Cleveland Cavaliers From 2006 to 2011.

James became Jent's de facto shooting coach, and Jent was the four-time MVP. once tweeting how he “loved” working with Jent.

He will be joining a team that already includes Quinton Crawford and Phil Handy as assistants, and support staff members Jon Pastorek and Dru Anthrop.

Jent's coaching experience spans almost two decades. Jent has coached at many levels of basketball, including in the roles with the Atlanta and Cleveland teams. Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic Sacramento Kings He was in the NBA with the G League's Bakersfield Jam, and he also spent two years in the NCAA with Ohio State, his alma mater.

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