Marc Spears of Yahoo! is reporting that the Lakers are close to adding another assistant coach to Mike Brown's staff. Darvin Ham, who's been coaching the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBDL, is the guy. Ham was an eight-year journeyman in the NBA after playing his college ball at Texas Tech, for whom he did this in the 1996 NCAA tournament:
That got him on the cover of Sports Illustrated back when being on the SI cover was still a big deal. Welcome to the Laker family, Darvin!