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Reports: The Lakers Have Hired Former Pacers, Magic Coach Frank Vogel

Frank Vogel calls a timeout during a Magic-Cavaliers game.

ORLANDO, FL - FEBRUARY 6: Head Coach Frank Vogel of the Orlando Magic calls a time-out during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Amway Center on February 6, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. The Magic defeated the Cavaliers 116 to 98. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)

Days after missing on former Cleveland Cavaliers title-winning coach Ty Lue, the Los Angeles Lakers have their man. Frank Vogel will be the next coach to lead LeBron James and company.

Vogel interviewed for the job two days ago. Earlier this afternoon, he was reportedly the "front-runner" for the position.

Now, per multiple reports, he has accepted the job. From ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski.

Frank Vogel will reportedly have Jason Kidd, who was a bone of contention for Ty Lue, on his staff.

Kidd was also a candidate for the head coaching role, and has a good relationship with James. The front office seemed extremely focused on making sure Kidd was going to be involved here in a major capacity.

Both Vogel and Kidd have been head coach of multiple playoff teams.

Vogel coached the Indiana Pacers from 2011-16, and the Orlando Magic from 2016-18. He has a 304-291 overall record as coach.

He made the playoffs five times in six years as Pacers head coach, reaching the conference finals in 2013 and 2014, where he lost to James and the Heat.

Kidd coached the Brooklyn Nets to the conference semifinals in 2014, before abruptly leaving for the Milwaukee Bucks, where he made the playoffs twice in three full seasons, before being fired after a 23-22 start in 2017-18.