Luke Walton

Luke Walton: job ‘not ideal for staying healthy’

Luke Walton: job ‘not ideal for staying healthy’

When Lakers coach Luke Walton heard Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was stepping away from the job to focus on his health, he could relate.

“It’s a stressful job,” Walton said Monday. “… You don’t get a lot of sleep, you travel a lot and you’re stressed all day long. It’s important that coaches take time to also take care of themselves as far as health ... whether that’s workouts, meditate, whatever it is … because the life of travel and everything else that goes into coaching is probably not ideal for staying healthy.

“I’m not sure what it is with Ty, but my thoughts and prayers are with him that he gets better and gets back to coaching because I know he loves...