Sources: Adams declines Lakers, sticks with GSW

Ron Adams has turned down an assistant-coaching job with the Los Angeles Lakers and will remain in a revised role on the Golden State Warriors coaching staff, league sources told ESPN.

Adams has been a key assistant coach for the Warriors. He just finished his fifth season on Steve Kerr’s staff and 25th season overall as an NBA assistant coach.

The Lakers had received permission from the Warriors to talk with Adams about the possibility of joining Frank Vogel’s staff.

The Lakers still are searching for another coach to join assistants Jason Kidd and Lionel Hollins.

ESPN’s Dave McMenamin contributed to this report.

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