Former Mizzou coach Quin Snyder hired as Lakers assistant

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Chuck Person and Quin Snyder have been

hired by the Los Angeles Lakers as assistants to new coach Mike


They join John Kuester, the former Detroit Pistons head coach,

on Brown's staff.

Person spent the last two seasons working with the Lakers under

retired coach Phil Jackson. Previously, he spent two seasons each

as an assistant with Sacramento and Indiana, where he played 13

years in the NBA.

Snyder spent last season as an assistant with Philadelphia.

Previously, he coached the Austin Toros in the NBA D-League for

three years. Snyder coached seven years at Missouri, where his

tenure ended in NCAA violations that led to probation and

off-the-court problems with players.