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 assistant coach to join assistants Jason Kidd and Lionel Hollins.
ESPN’s Dave McMenamin contributed to this report.