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Lue emerged as a top candidate for the Lakers' coaching job shortly after the season's end.
There have been a lot of Lakers rumors surrounding the franchise as they look for their new head coach.
According to the Times, former Lakers coach Phil Jackson and Magic Johnson - who stepped down as Lakers' president of basketball operations last month - have told team co-owner Jeanie Buss that they support hiring Lue.
Both coaches have had multiple meetings with Lakers brass.