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Sports Lakers coach Vogel: Schröder "becomes one of our most important players"

13:05  05 december  2020
13:05  05 december  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

Opinion: Lakers balance upgrading roster while fostering continuity with LeBron James

  Opinion: Lakers balance upgrading roster while fostering continuity with LeBron James With LeBron James and Anthony Davis as their anchors, Lakers look to add 'great young players' to their core roster, GM Rob Pelinka says.The Lakers won the NBA title for the first time in 10 years. Pelinka oversees a roster that includes two stars (LeBron James, Anthony Davis). He works with a head coach (Frank Vogel) who collaborates and adjusts to maximize his roster. He works for an owner (Jeanie Buss) who backs his moves with support and financial resources.

Vogel becomes the Lakers ’ fifth head coach — sixth if you count Bernie Bickerstaff, who coached five games on an interim basis in 2012 — since Kidd, who interviewed for the Lakers ’ head coaching job alongside Lue, Monty Williams and Juwan Howard, instantly becomes one of the league’s most

“ Coach Vogel has a proven track record of success in the NBA Playoffs, and he reflects the core qualities we were looking for in a head coach – including “ I am very excited for this opportunity to join the Lakers , a prestigious organization that I have long admired,” said Vogel . “ I look forward to

basketball national player Dennis Schröder has a big fan in the Los Angeles Lakers in coach Frank Vogel. The master coach went into raptures about the Braunschweig.

Kann sich auch dank Lakers-Coach Frank Vogel auf die neue Herausforderung in Los Angeles freuen: Basketball-Nationalspieler Dennis Schröder. © Getty Images Can also look forward to the new challenge in Los Angeles thanks to Lakers coach Frank Vogel: National basketball player Dennis Schröder.

"I'm thrilled to have him in our squad. There are few coaches in the league who are more of a fan of his game than I am," Vogel said on Friday in Los Angeles. "I love the sharpness with which he plays. That mean, competitive side of him. You hate that as an opponent and you love it when he's on your team. I'm thrilled."

Schröder was signed by the NBA master in a swap deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder and is supposed to help the Lakers to win the title again. Whether he will get the hoped-for place as a starting player is open.

"He's definitely up for debate and I know he'll be one of our most important players and one with lots of minutes," said Vogel. "He's one of the fastest guys in the league and we're a good team at counter-attacks, he'll help that. I've always called him the racing ball, what do we do against the racing ball when we've played against him."

NBA partial schedule released: Top 25 games to watch in first half of the season .
The Los Angeles Lakers will play on opening night and on Christmas, with 23 national TV appearances in the first half of the NBA season.On Friday, the league released its regular-season schedule through March 4 – a total of 558 games. The remainder of the schedule – another 522 games – will be released at a later date, most likely in February.

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