According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham, Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson, and former Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts are finalists for the Los Angeles Lakers head coaching job.

The next stage of interviews is expected to take place in-person in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Frank Vogel, who compiled a 127-98 regular season and 18-9 postseason record with the team, after the franchise missed out on the NBA playoffs this season.