The Los Angeles Lakers hired Chris Jent as the top assistant on Darvin Ham's staff, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Ham reportedly made hiring Jent a priority after getting the Lakers job. 

Ham and Jent coached together with the Hawks during the 2017-18 season. Jent also has a relationship with LeBron James during his days as a Cavs assistant from 2006 through 2011.