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Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Darvin Ham

Darvin Ham
Head Coach

Darvin Ham enters his second season with the Lakers in 2023-24, He was hired on June 3, 2022 as the 28th head coach in Lakers franchise history and the 24th in the Los Angeles era. Ham picked up his first career win as a head coach when the Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets, 121-110, on Oct. 30, 2022.

Ham guided the Lakers to a 43-39 record and the seventh seed in the Western Conference in his first season with the team as the Lakers advanced to the Western Conference Finals. Los Angeles finished the 2022-23 season ranked sixth in scoring (117.2) and ended the season with a league-best 14-6 record through March and April.

 Ham, 50, joined the Lakers after serving as an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks from 2018-22 where he helped the team to the 2021 NBA Championship.

A native of Saginaw, Michigan, Ham enjoyed an eight-year NBA playing career (1996-98, 1999-2005), suiting up with Detroit, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Washington, Indiana and Denver. He appeared in 55 playoff games (11 starts) for Milwaukee and Detroit, averaging 1.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game and was a member of the 2004 championship team with the Pistons. He appeared in 417 career games (45 starts), averaging 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game. Ham played three seasons at Texas Tech prior to his professional career, playing 90 games (60 starts) and averaging 8.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 22.9 minutes. Following his time in the NBA, Ham played internationally in Spain, the Philippines and Puerto Rico.

 After his successful playing career, Ham began coaching in 2008 as an assistant coach with the New Mexico Thunderbirds of the NBA Developmental League before taking over as general manager and head coach of the team in 2010. In 2011, Ham joined the Lakers as an assistant coach, spending two seasons with Los Angeles. He would then spend five seasons as an assistant with the Atlanta Hawks (2013-18), including the final two season as the lead assistant, before joining the Bucks as the lead assistant coach from 2018-22.

Ham has also been a global ambassador for the sport, helping young athletes through coaching and participating in NBA Youth Camps in six different countries. He has participated in the Basketball Without Borders program in 2005 in South Africa, 2014 in Europe, 2015 in the Dominican Republic, 2017 in the Bahamas, 2018 in India and most recently during the summer of 2023 in South Africa.

He and his wife, Deneitra, who is an educator, have been married for 25 years and have three sons: Darvin Jr., Donovan and Dominic.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Chris Jent

Chris Jent
Assistant Coach

Chris Jent joins Los Angeles for his second season as an assistant coach for the Lakers.

Jent, 53, joined the Lakers after serving as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks from 2017-22.

Jent has also spent time on the coaching staffs of the Philadelphia 76ers (2003- 04), Orlando Magic (2004-05, including a stint as interim Head Coach), Cleveland Cavaliers (2006-11), Ohio State (2011-13, including a Final Four in 2012) and Sacramento Kings (2013-15).

He was head coach of the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA G League in 2015-16 before returning to Ohio State as an assistant coach in 2016-17.

A 10-year pro as a player, Jent was a member of the 1994 NBA Champion Houston Rockets and also played for the New York Knicks during the 1996-97 season. He spent five seasons in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and played overseas in Australia, Italy, Spain and Greece.

Jent grew up in Sparta, N.J., before heading to Ohio State. He played four seasons (1988-92) and helped lead the Buckeyes to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments and back-to-back Big Ten championships.

Jent and his wife, Alice, have a son Jimmy, and two daughters, Corrin and Robin.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Phil Handy

Phil Handy
Assistant Coach

Phil Handy returns for his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Lakers, having been a member of the 2020 NBA Championship staff.

Handy, 52, most recently served as assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors in 2018-19, where he contributed to the franchise’s first NBA Championship in 2019. Prior to his stop in Canada, Handy was an assistant coach and director of player development with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he worked for five seasons and was a member of the Cavaliers 2016 championship staff. He returns to the Lakers after serving in a player development role from 2011-13.

A native of San Leandro, Calif., Handy has strong ties to the Bay Area where he spent five years (2006-11) coaching young talent with the AAU Club Team 94, while training NBA players during the off-season. Handy also ran his own basketball training business for more than 13 years, working with top level talent in the from NBA, Europe and the collegiate ranks.

Handy played two seasons at the University of Hawaii, earning WAC All-Defensive Player of the Year and All-Newcomer honors. He had two NBA stints as a player with Golden State and Portland, and his professional playing career also included stops in CBA, Israel, France, England, Germany, Italy and Australia.

Handy resides in New Jersey with his wife of 25 years, Christina.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Jordan Ott

Jordan Ott
Assistant Coach

Jordan Ott joins Los Angeles for his second season as an assistant coach for the Lakers.

Ott recently finished his sixth season as an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets in 2021-22, where he also served as the head coach of Brooklyn’s Summer League team in 2021. He also took on the head coaching duties for Los Angeles at the 2022 Summer League in Las Vegas.

Prior to his tenure with the Nets, Ott spent three seasons (2013-16) as the video coordinator for the Atlanta Hawks. He served in the same capacity with the Michigan State men’s basketball program for five seasons (2008-13) under Hall of Fame head coach Tom Izzo.

Ott received his bachelor’s degree from Penn State in 2006 and earned his master’s degree from Michigan State in 2008. The McConnellsburg, Pa., native also served as an assistant coach with the Dominican Republic national team in the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico City.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - J.D. DuBois

J.D. DuBois
Assistant Coach

JD DuBois joins Los Angeles for his second season as an assistant coach for the Lakers.

DuBois most recently served as the head coach for the 2023 Lakers Summer League team in Las Vegas and Sacramento. Prior to joining Los Angeles, DuBois held the position as an assistant coach with the Detroit Pistons from 2018-22, including serving as the head coach of the Pistons’ 2021 Summer League team. He previously served in a player development role during the 2017-18 season with the Toronto Raptors. Prior to his coaching career, DuBois played professionally overseas, suiting up for the Fraport Skyliners, Dynamo Moscow and APOEL Nicosia in Cyprus.

DuBois competed collegiately at the University of Utah during the 2012-13 season after transferring from Loyola Marymount University where he played from 2008- 12, being named to the WCC All-Freshman Team in 2009. Across four seasons as a Lion, DuBois averaged 12.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.3 minutes per game.

 DuBois has deep passions outside the game of basketball as well, founding his non-profit organization Everyone Has A Story (EHAS) in 2016. The organization was created to advance and normalize the conversation around mental wellness in young Black communities, one story at a time, through service, outreach, and education. DuBois strives to reassure athletes that any and all mental health struggles they are facing are important, and he serves as a mentor to many players and people within the Lakers organization. DuBois’s unique role, coaching both the physical and mental aspects of basketball, has been a critical piece to the team’s recent success.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Schuyler Rimmer

Schuyler Rimmer
Assistant Coach

Schuyler Rimmer joins Los Angeles for his second season as an assistant coach for the Lakers.

Rimmer joined the Lakers after spending the previous four seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, serving as the team’s assistant video coordinator after working with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2017-18 season. He also joined the Lakers as an assistant coach during the team’s 2022 and 2023 Summer Leagues in San Francisco and Las Vegas.

Rimmer played collegiately at Florida from 2015-17 and appeared in 46 games after transferring from Stanford where he played for two seasons from 2013-15, suiting up in 16 games. A 2013 graduate of Boone High School in Orlando, Fla., Rimmer averaged 15.0 points, 13.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game as a senior and was named first team all-state, first team all-county and first team all-metro.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Zach Peterson

Zach Peterson
Assistant Coach

Zach Peterson joins Los Angeles for his second season as an assistant coach for the Lakers.

Peterson most recently served as a player development coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a role he occupied since joining the club prior to the 2019-20 season. Previously, he served as the head video coordinator for the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2018-19 season. Prior to his time in Milwaukee, Peterson spent four years with the Atlanta Hawks, where he climbed the ranks from a video intern in 2014 to an assistant video coordinator in 2016 and finally the head video coordinator for the 2017-18 season. During the summer of 2017, Peterson also served as Assistant Coach / Video Coordinator for the German National Team.

Peterson began his work in sports at Michigan State University from 2009-13, spending his first two years as the student manager for the women’s basketball team before working with the men’s team his junior and senior years.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - DeMarre Carroll

DeMarre Carroll
Assistant Coach

DeMarre Carroll joins the Lakers for his first season as an assistant coach after serving as an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2022-23 season.

An 11-year NBA veteran, Carroll appeared in 578 career games (339 starts) for the Rockets (2019-20, 2010-11), Spurs (2019-20), Nets (2017-19), Raptors (2015-17), Hawks (2013-15), Jazz (2011-13), Nuggets (2011-12) and Grizzlies (2009-11) where he averaged 8.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 23.7 minutes. The 2009 first round pick out of Missouri also appeared in 64 career playoff games (52 starts) with Houston (2019-20), Brooklyn (2018-19), Toronto (2015-17), Atlanta (2013-15) and Utah (2011-12), posting averages of 8.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 27.4 minutes.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Micah Fraction

Micah Fraction
Head Video Coordinator

Micah Fraction returns for his first season as head video coordinator for the Lakers, having served as the team’s assistant video coordinator during the 2022- 23 season.

The Maryland native joined the Lakers after previously serving as the head video coordinator for the Wisconsin Herd in the 2021-22 season. Before his stint in Wisconsin, Fraction was a coaching associate for the Lakeland Magic in the 2019-20 season, a graduate assistant for the University of Miami men’s basketball team from 2017-19, a special assistant for the men’s basketball team at Southern Utah University from 2016-17 and an assistant coach at Saint James High School from 2014-16.

Prior to his professional coaching career, Fraction played collegiate hoops at Kutztown University, averaging 19.5 points a game over two seasons (55 games) from 2011-13. Fraction played high school basketball at Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Md.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - David Serge

David Serge
Assistant Video Coordinator

David Serge joins the Los Angeles Lakers for his first season as an assistant video coordinator.

Serge originally joined the organization as a basketball operations coaching intern in 2022. Prior to joining the Lakers, Serge served as a graduate assistant with the USC’s men’s basketball program.

Serge played collegiately at California, appearing in four games during the 2018-19 season and five during the 2019-20 season. He hit a three-pointer vs. Washington State in 2019 for his first career basket and made his first career start on Senior Day vs. Utah in 2020.  Serge served as a student manager for the Golden Bears for two seasons before joining the team as a player.

Serge is a 2016 graduate of Oaks Christian High in Westlake Village, Calif. Oaks Christian was the CIF runner-up and was a state quarterfinalist in 2014. He was a two-time War on the Floor All-Star in 2015 ad 2016.  Serge was a Ventura County First-Team All-Academic selection.

Lakers Coaches 2023-24 - Ralik Wise

Ralik Wise
Assistant Video Coordinator

Ralik Wise joins the Los Angeles Lakers for his first season as an assistant video coordinator.

Prior to joining the Lakers, Wise served as a video assistant with the Atlanta Hawks from 2021-23.

Wise played two years of collegiate basketball at East Stroudsburg University (2016-18) after transferring from Mansfield where he played from 2013-15. As a senior at East Stroudsburg, Wise played in all 33 games and ranked sixth on the team in scoring, helping the Warriors win the NCAA DII Atlantic Region championship. 

Wise attended Horace Furness High School in Philadelphia where he was named an All-Philadelphia Public League First Team honoree in 2013.