Darvin Ham embraces challenge as Lakers’ rookie head coach


              Los Angeles Lakers players Russell Westbrook, center, and Austin Reaves, right, look on as new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham (not shown) talks to media at a news conference Monday, June 6, 2022, in El Segundo, Calif. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham, right, is introduced to the media by Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, left, at a news conference Monday, June 6, 2022, in El Segundo, Calif. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham, right, with Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, left, talks to reporters at a news conference Monday, June 6, 2022, in El Segundo, Calif. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham speaks at a news conference Monday, June 6, 2022, in El Segundo, Calif. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham arrives for his first news conference in El Segundo, Calif., Monday, June 6, 2022. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
Darvin Ham embraces challenge as Lakers’ rookie head coach