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Should Coach Mike D’Antoni Change Los Angeles Lakers Starting Lineup?
November 6th, 2013 at 9:29 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers have started their season off with a 2-3 record, and inconsistency has been a major issue thus far. ***PHOTO1*** In their two wins against the Los Angeles Clippers and the Atlanta Hawks, the Lakers have played excellent basketball. Their offense has been looking sharp, players are contributing hard...

Biggest Questions for Los Angeles Lakers During Training Camp
October 1st, 2013 at 10:14 PM
Training camp is officially underway for the Los Angeles Lakers, which means a handful of questions will be answered in the upcoming weeks.  ***PHOTO1*** Some intriguing storylines for the Lakers include Kobe Bryant's recovery, Mike D'Antoni's first training camp with the Lakers, and the new players that have joined the squad.  Without further ado,...

Los Angeles Lakers Coaching News: Mike D’Antoni Named Coach of the Month; Eddie Jordan Leaving Lakers for Rutgers Job
April 18th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1***After overcoming numerous injuries and a few coaching changes, the Los Angeles Lakers have made the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. Despite the sentiment of a significant amount of Lakers fans, coach Mike D’Antoni has been a major part of the Lakers success down the stretch and the NBA has...

Los Angeles Lakers to Introduce Mike D’Antoni as Head Coach Thursday Afternoon
November 14th, 2012 at 5:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers are holding a press conference tomorrow at 2PM PT to introduce Mike D'Antoni as head coach. The press conference will follow the Lakers practice on Tuesday and will be streamed live on Lakers.com. D'Antoni recently underwent knee surgery and is questionable for the Lakers game on Friday against...

Report: Los Angeles Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni Looking to Add Nate McMillan to Staff
November 12th, 2012 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1***NBA Insider and CBS Sports Reporter, Ken Berger has reported that new Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni will reach out to Nate McMillan to join his staff as a defensive assistant. Nate McMillan coached alongside D'Antoni in the 2012 and 2008 Summer Olympics. McMillan is known for being a defensive specialist as a former...

BREAKING NEWS: Lakers Coach Mike Brown Fired
November 9th, 2012 at 11:10 AM
***PHOTO1***CBS LA has announced that Mike Brown has been let go as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Los Angeles has gotten off to a 1-4 start to the season, the worst in almost 20 years. Lakers assistants Eddie Jordan and Bernie Bickerstaff both have head coaching experience and one of...

Is It Time to Fire Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Mike Brown?
November 8th, 2012 at 5:58 PM
***PHOTO1***With the Lakers' loss last night to the Utah Jazz, head coach Mike Brown’s seat is getting hotter and hotter by the day. When a team that has four potential Hall-of-Famers on its roster isn’t winning games, that’s a problem and the easy thing to do is blame the man...

Los Angeles Lakers’ Head Coach Mike Brown Concerned with Turnovers
October 26th, 2012 at 5:09 PM
***PHOTO1***The Lakers lost last night to the Sacramento Kings for the third time this preseason, making the Lakers’ final record 0-8. Contrary to belief outside of Los Angeles, the sky is not falling. Injuries have ravaged the Lakers roster, preventing the Lakers’ “Big Four” from getting much quality playing time...

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Mike Brown on the Hot Seat This Season
September 30th, 2012 at 5:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Days before the start of training camp, the pressure surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers’ head coach Mike Brown is mounting. Brown is in charge of taking the best starting five in the NBA from “paper champions” to NBA Champions. A lack of depth in key areas and injuries at other...

Los Angeles Lakers Hire 3 Assistant Coaches to Mike Brown’s Staff
September 10th, 2012 at 4:04 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  Lakers’ General Manager Mitch Kupchak has announced the addition of three new assistant coaches to Mike Brown’s staff. Eddie Jordan, Steve Clifford and Bernie Bickerstaff will join the Lakers staff this year. Eddie Jordan, a former NBA player and head coach, played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1980-1983, helping them...

What Will the Los Angeles Lakers Do Without Dwight Howard to Begin Season?
August 29th, 2012 at 5:28 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  Four months ago, the NBA was buzzing with rumors surrounding former Orlando Magic Center, Dwight Howard. Former Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy told the media Howard had asked the Magic front office to fire Van Gundy, which made for a very uncomfortable interview. Also, depending on the week and...

Los Angeles Lakers to Implement Complicated “Princeton Offense”: Will It Work?
August 25th, 2012 at 4:44 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  The lineup isn't the only thing Lakers’ General Manager Mitch Kupchak is shaking up this offseason. The Los Angeles Lakers are set to hire Eddie Jordan as an assistant coach to employ his distinguished Princeton Offense. Think of him as the equivalent of an offensive coordinator in football. The 57-year-old Jordan played...