and the Sacramento Kings have agreed to a deal in principle to make him the team’s new head coach, league sources told on Saturday.

Since Walton and Kings manager Vlade Divac are meeting An official announcement is expected after this weekend, sources told .

Walton mutually parted ways with the LosAngeles Lakers on Friday after moving 98-148 within his three seasons as head coach of the group. He still had two years remaining on his inaugural thing.

He also finished his third season as head coach with a frustrating and unsatisfactory 37-45 record in a season that began with gigantic expectations after LeBron James‘ arrival.

Divac fired Kings coach Dave Joerger on Thursday. Sacramento finished in 2013 to 39-43 — the most wins to the franchise as the 2005-06 season. Assistant general manager Brandon was allowed go.

Sacramento averaged 114.2 points a match this year, which ranked ninth in the league, with point protector De’Aaron Fox growing into one of the ’s bright young stars. The team’s offensive outcome signal a growth of 15.4 points a match following the Kings finished last in the in 98.8 points throughout the 201718 season.

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