The new Lakers coach will face a tough season with a roster featuring Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin and Julius Randle.
The Kentucky power forward declared himself a huge fan of the LA Lakers and Kobe Bryant at his individual workout with the team.
The power forward will fall down NBA draft boards if the injury remains a major problem.
With the NBA draft less than a month away, who will be taken at the top end of the order? The Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Philadelphia 76ers hold the top three picks.