L.A. Lakers Poach Top ESPN Analyst To Be Next Head Coach

College basketball legend, ESPN analyst and former NBA player JJ Redick is finalizing a four-year deal to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell ESPN.

The agreement concludes a chaotic search for the legendary franchise’s next head coach, which included a massive six-year, $70 million offer to University to Connecticut head coach Dan Hurley that the superstar coach rejected in June, ESPN reported.