1. Los Angeles Lakers' Post-D'Antoni Fortunes Depend on Defensive Renaissance

    These aren't the same Los Angeles Lakers with whom Byron Scott began his playing career in 1983. They aren't even the same Lakers who won a championship in 2010...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 month ago 2,657 reads 2 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers Won't Hire Alvin Gentry After Mike D'Antoni Fiasco

    Alvin Gentry won't be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers next season. Because Mike D'Antoni coached them last season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 12,567 reads 22 comments

  3. What's Golden State Warriors' Plan B After Whiffing on Stan Van Gundy?

    The Golden State Warriors had their sights set on Stan Van Gundy as an option to replace head coach Mark Jackson. The past tense there is key because they'll now have to look elsewhere after the Detroit Pistons swooped in and snagged Van Gundy...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 5 months ago 1,779 reads 5 comments

  4. Lakers Insider: Mike D'Antoni's Departure May See Lakers Turn to Past for Coach

    LOS ANGELES — This is your chance to be the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers . Polish up that resume. If it includes a degree from the University of North Carolina—same as Mitch Kupchak—you’re practically in...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 80,485 reads 120 comments

  5. How Will Mike D'Antoni Be Remembered by Lakers Fans?

    It has been nearly a week since the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers resigned. The frenzied speculation about a successor has died down to a dull roar, but an interesting ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 2,505 reads 21 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant's Input Critical in Los Angeles Lakers Finding Next Head Coach

    Here's an uncontroversial proposition on which we should all be able to agree. Regardless of what direction the Los Angeles Lakers decide to go when selecting a new head coach, they should probably solicit some buy-in from their best player...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 37,497 reads 101 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers Need Real Leader of Men in Their Next Head Coach

    LOS ANGELES — Everybody wants something from the head coach. That’s the immense challenge of the job. Jim Buss will want someone who can win games right away and take some of this heat off...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 63,384 reads 283 comments

  8. Best Options to Replace Mike D'Antoni as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

    Mike D'Antoni 's two-year stint as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers came to an abrupt end on Wednesday evening, as the team announced via their official website that he had resigned from the position...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 71,836 reads 151 comments

  9. Lakers News: Mike D'Antoni Resignation Will Aid Los Angeles' Rebuilding Effort

    If the Los Angeles Lakers are going to return to the NBA playoffs in the 2014-15 season, they will do so with a new coach on the sidelines...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 725 reads 2 comments

  10. Kevin Ding's Latest on Mike D'Antoni's Possible Return to the Lakers Next Season

    Mike D'Antoni is just about set to return to the Los Angeles Lakers as their head coach for the 2014-15 NBA season, as Orange County Register 's Mark Heisler reports...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 8,022 reads 36 comments

  11. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Resisting Picking Up Mike D'Antoni's 2015-16 Option

    Mike D'Antoni is planning ahead. Although it's unknown whether the Los Angeles Lakers want their head coach to return for next season, USA Today 's Sam Amick brings word that D'Antoni is pushing the Lakers to exercise his 2015-16 option..

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 24,861 reads 110 comments

  12. Will LA Lakers, Mike D'Antoni Be Stuck with One Another for One More Season?

    Whenever a new coach enters, a wave of hope rushes right through that door with him. The Los Angeles Lakers could use that kind of infusion, but they are also prepared to live without it...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 38,694 reads 235 comments

  13. Imagining a Scenario Where Mike D'Antoni Returns to Lakers

    Long-shot scenarios are always intriguing. A waning election night with the road to victory becoming increasingly byzantine. A sporting event in which the point differential is way more than the minutes left...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 10,272 reads 65 comments

  14. Mike D'Antoni Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Lakers Head Coach

    Updates from Wednesday, April 30 The Los Angeles Lakers announce Mike D'Antoni has resigned: Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles initially had the news: Ken ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 6 months ago 66,297 reads 387 comments

  15. Takeaways from Mike D'Antoni and Mitch Kupchak's Season-Ending Lakers Presser

    The Los Angeles Lakers could use a hug, preferably from someone with an NBA body and off-the-bus shooting range...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 7,182 reads 30 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers Have No Choice but to Fire Mike D'Antoni

    The Los Angeles Lakers invested $48.5 million in Kobe Bryant before the 35-year-old had a chance to prove his torn Achilles hadn't effectively ended his run as an elite-level player...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 19,768 reads 62 comments

  17. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Looking for 'Peaceful' Way to Part with Mike D'Antoni

    Clearly, the Los Angeles Lakers need to learn a thing or two about breakups. According to the New York Daily News ' Mitch Lawrence , the Lakers are looking for a way to move ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 56,661 reads 236 comments

  18. Don't Bother Speculating on Lakers Roster Until Coaching Situation Is Resolved

    As would be expected, the maelstrom of speculation about Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni is swirling—will he stay or will he be sent packing? Meanwhile, on a parallel track are questions about next season’s roster...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 1,869 reads 1 comments

  19. Mike D'Antoni's Inevitable Firing Will Conclude Tenure Doomed from the Start

    Mike D'Antoni never had a chance. There were All-Stars, living legends and the breathtaking city of Los Angeles, sure...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 2,147 reads 8 comments

  20. 7 Dream Candidates for Los Angeles Lakers to Replace Mike D'Antoni

    If Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni's seat was any hotter, the fire marshal might be forced to close the Staples Center...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 51,677 reads 123 comments

  21. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won't Consult Kobe Bryant on Mike D'Antoni's Future

    Kobe Bryant 's influence over the Los Angeles Lakers ' future is waning. There have been different signs that Bryant's power is slowly and surely being marginalized in Los Angeles, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 25,598 reads 210 comments

  22. Mike D'Antoni's Lame Duck Status Won't End Well for LA Lakers

    Even if Mike D'Antoni 's brief tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers hadn't been marked by two horrendously disappointing seasons, deafening calls for his ouster and constant sniping from his own players, he'd still be on thin ice right now...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 4,716 reads 31 comments

  23. Steve Nash Doesn't Think Even John Wooden Could Have Saved These LA Lakers

    With the Los Angeles Lakers ' season essentially over —they have five games left and nothing to play for but pingpong balls —much of the speculation has turned to their future coaching situation...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 12,899 reads 69 comments

  24. Report: LA Lakers Lean Towards Firing Mike D'Antoni at Season's End

    To fire Mike D'Antoni , to not fire Mike D'Antoni or to continue waffling back and forth between firing and not firing Mike D'Antoni ? That's the question for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 37,162 reads 162 comments

  25. Grading Mike D'Antoni's Season with the Los Angeles Lakers

    If coaching the Los Angeles Lakers was a college course, Mike D'Antoni would be on the verge of flunking. In college, you usually get to come back and take the class again...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 months ago 9,566 reads 51 comments