The Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced the addition of Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis as player development coaches on Mike D'Antoni's coaching staff, the team has officially announced in a press release.
Madsen was slated to become the head coach of the Lakers Development League affiliate the D-Fenders. With the Lakers cleaning house with all of their assistants aside from Dan D'Antoni, Madsen will now move up to the Lakers. He previously served as an assistant in the D-League with the Utah Flash and was also an assistant with Stanford.
Madsen has been with the Lakers during Las Vegas Summer League.
Lewis has been a part of the D-Fenders staff since 2011. Prior to coaching, Lewis played internationally in six different countries and played in the Continental Basketball Association from 1994-1996.
Together, Madsen and Lewis have had eight NBA players called up from the D-Fenders.
The Lakers are reported to be close to reaching an agreement with Kurt Rambis as well, which would bring the assistant total up to four.