AP Source: Tyronn Lue Agrees To Become Next Clippers Coach
AP – Tyronn Lue has agreed to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Final terms were still being worked on, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because no contract had been signed.
Lue will replace Doc Rivers, who had coached the Clippers for the last seven seasons.
Deal has been fully agreed upon now, source tells ESPN. https://t.co/CVk6AzszRh
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 15, 2020
Lue was on Rivers’ staff this season when the Clippers wasted a 3-1 lead over Denver and lost in the Western Conference semifinals.
New Clippers head coach Ty Lue’s coaching staff will include: NBA champion, ’04 Finals MVP and five-time All-Star Chauncey Billups and former Hawks/Bucks/Cavaliers head coach Larry Drew, per source. https://t.co/MajdAsqsOC
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 15, 2020