Lakers fire coaches

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant, according to a person familiar with the search.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because Vogel’s three-year contract has not been finalized. Vogel flew to Los Angeles on Thursday and met with a group that included owner Jeanie Buss, general manager Rob Pelinka and adviser Kurt Rambis.

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