Why Mike Brown Couldn't Save His Job as Lakers Coach Before Crucial Homestand

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Why Mike Brown Couldn't Save His Job as Lakers Coach Before Crucial Homestand
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Well, that vote of confidence certainly didn't last long.

Merely one day after Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com reported that Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president Jerry Buss had "no problems" with head coach Mike Brown, the times have changed.

According to Sam Amick of Usa Today, the Lakers fired their head coach after the team lost four of their first five games.

Surprised? I know I am.

Though Los Angeles was off to the worst start in the Western Conference, you got the feeling that he would be given more time

But he wasn't, because he couldn't turn a $100 million product into an immediate winning machine.

And now, Brown himself, along with the rest of the Lakers faithful, are left to ponder where exactly it is he went wrong.

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