Warriors Got the Best Coaching Work Out of Luke Walton, who is Out of the Playoffs Again

FILE PHOTO: Mar 31, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton reacts during the second half against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

It is now clear the Warriors got the best coaching work out of Luke Walton as he is out of the playoffs once again.

The Sacramento Kings hired Luke Walton with the hope he could turn the team around. Instead, the Kings are out of the playoffs once again as the streak that began in 2007 lives on.

Walton’s Kings could not even qualify for the play-in tournament, so it is hard to have too many positive takeaways from this season other than player development. But Kings fans have heard that story before.

What has become clear is that the Golden State Warriors got the best version of Coach Walton thus far.


Kings: Luke Walton out of the playoffs again

Walton was once the next darling coach ready to become a star. The Los Angeles Lakers gave him three seasons and he failed to reach the postseason in all three.

He was quickly hired by the Kings and is still seeking his first playoff berth as a head coach.

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SOURCE: Fansided, Steven Kubitza