Lakers Hire Rambis, Davis as Assistants
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired veteran coaches Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis to their staff as assistant coaches, the team said Monday.
Rambis, an ESPN analyst, rejoins the team after serving as an assistant coach on and off between 1999 and 2009; he was the lead assistant from 2001-04 and 2005-09. He has eight championship rings as a player, coach and front-office executive.
Davis brings more than 20 years of NBA coaching experience to the Lakers, including stints as coach for the Orlando Magic (2003-05) and Philadelphia 76ers (1996-97).