The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly developed concerns about Tyronn Lue’s fit with the organization during the head coaching negotiation process, according to Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times.

The Lakers and Lue weren’t able to agree upon a deal. Los Angeles hired former Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel after moving on from Lue. Jason Kidd will be Vogel’s lead assistant.

According to a person close to the Lakers management, through the negotiation process the Lakers developed concerns about Lue’s fit with the organization. Part of those concerns stemmed from Lue’s disagreement with the Lakers about who would be on his staff. While they agreed on Vogel, they disagreed on Jason Kidd, whom the Lakers insisted he include. They also balked at Lue’s counter to the three-year deal the offered.

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Everyone thought the Lakers were going to hire Lue since he has a close relationship with LeBron James and played for the franchise back in the day.

Lue would probably be the coach right now if management didn’t try and pick his assistants for him and offered him a five-year deal instead of a three-year deal. Now, Los Angeles will have to hope Vogel can connect with LeBron and and lead the franchise to the playoffs next season for the first time since 2013.