The Lakers’ Head Coaching Saga Has Taken Another Twist And, At This Point, Nobody Knows What The Heck Is Going On

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First JJ Redick, then Dan Hurley, now … Jay Wright??

Yes, another name has come into the picture regarding the Los Angeles Lakers‘ vacant head coaching position, and it’s Villanova legend Jay Wright, Mr. Pinstripes himself.

Following the league-shattering news the Lakers were targeting UConn head coach Dan Hurley after winning back-to-back national championships, there are rumors floating around that LA is considering bringing in Wright, another NCAA March Madness national champion. Wright is reportedly being considered as a contingency plan. (RELATED: Charles Barkley Is About To Become The Biggest Free Agent In All Of Sports)

Marc Stein, an NBA insider, reported that the Lake Show is interested in Wright, who was last at the helm of ‘Nova in 2022. Stein labeled Wright a “stealth” candidate, being a consideration if a deal doesn’t get done with Hurley.

“I had been warned early on by one well-placed insider, for what it’s worth, to stay ready in case former Villanova coach Jay Wright emerged as a stealth candidate,” said Stein.

In a matter of days, the news cycle has thrown us hard into three different head coaches and, at this point, I don’t think anybody knows what the heck is going on.

Things are so out of whack right now that I’m just wanting to stick with the original JJ Redick reports — at least he hinted about the job during a recent TV appearance.

Who knows? Just more drama you would expect from a team with LeBron on it.