Lakers To Meet With Williams About Head Job


Published on April 15 2019 6:15 am
Last Updated on April 15 2019 6:15 am

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly plan to meet with Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams about their head coaching vacancy. The Lakers also plan to talk to former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue and Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard this week.

76ers Fine Amir Johnson

The Philadelphia 76ers have fined Amir Johnson after he was caught reading text messages from his cell phone on the bench during the Sixers’ Game 1 playoff loss to Brooklyn. Joel Embiid later told reporters that Johnson was checking on his daughter, who was "extremely sick."

LSU Reinstates Coach Wade

LSU has reinstated recently suspended basketball coach Will Wade. The move came two days after Wade met with LSU and NCAA officials over alleged recruiting irregularities.

Sunday, April 14 Playoff Scoreboard

East First Round -- Game 1

Boston 84, Indiana 74

Milwaukee 121, Detroit 86

West First Round -- Game 1

Portland 104, Oklahoma City 99

Houston 122, Utah 90

Monday, April 15 Schedule (All Times Central)

East First Round -- Game 2

Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

West First Round -- Game 2

Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.