1. Mike D'Antoni's System Becoming LA Lakers' Biggest Problem

    Slowly but surely, Mike D’Antoni’s small-ball system is taking over, and it's becoming the Los Angeles Lakers ' biggest problem...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 months ago 15,015 reads 73 comments

  2. Mike D'Antoni Deserves Credit for Keeping LA Lakers' Mess Afloat

    Mike D’Antoni is probably the top villain in the City of Angels, but he deserves somewhat of a pass...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 9 months ago 1,381 reads 13 comments

  3. Ryan Kelly Latest LA Lakers Role Player to Have Moment in the Sun

    You can't teach relevance—unless you're Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni . Efforts to remain competitive while looking ahead to the future led Los Angeles ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 17,961 reads 44 comments

  4. LA Lakers Hope Team Meeting Can Help Them Regain Their 'Fight'

    The Los Angeles Lakers need to do something — anything —to stop their relentless slide into the Western Conference basement...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 10 months ago 3,663 reads 9 comments

  5. Lakers vs. Rockets: Should the NBA Put an End to Hack-a-Dwight Howard?

    In Wednesday night's Lakers vs. Rockets game, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni implemented the always unpopular Hack-a-Howard strategy. The usual chorus of boos followed from the Houston fans...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 10 months ago 1,278 reads 6 comments

  6. LA Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni Gets Vote of Confidence from Mitch Kupchak

    The Los Angeles Lakers are struggling, having lost eight of their last nine games following Tuesday's 110-97 loss to Dallas ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 10 months ago 18,712 reads 123 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Problems Aren't Ones Mike D'Antoni Can Fix

    With his Los Angeles Lakers spiralling out of control, head coach Mike D'Antoni is searching for answers. But it's a hopeless pursuit. He doesn't have the pieces he needs to cure what's ailing this team...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 4,899 reads 15 comments

  8. Would Strong Kendall Marshall Season Change LA Lakers' Tanking Debate?

    Kendall Marshall has Los Angeles Lakers fans dreaming of a brighter future. At least, he should after a pretty stellar debut as a starter who wears a purple-and-gold jersey...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 months ago 14,912 reads 44 comments

  9. Mike D'Antoni Can't Be Coach of LA Lakers Again Next Year

    Mike D’Antoni’s stint with the Los Angeles Lakers will come to an end prior to the start of next season. The head coach of the Purple and Gold simply comes with too much baggage for Los Angeles to retain him...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 10 months ago 17,238 reads 48 comments

  10. Mike D'Antoni Refutes Claims That Pau Gasol Exaggerated Illness

    Mike D'Antoni has Pau Gasol 's back. Weird, right? Considering the two have routinely butted heads since D'Antoni took over as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers last season, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 7,250 reads 17 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Issue Is Flawed Roster, Not Mike D'Antoni

    Mike D'Antoni 's inability to travel under-the-radar was inevitable. Coaches don't fly undetected when they're guiding the Los Angeles Lakers and after five straight losses, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 4,656 reads 34 comments

  12. Mike D'Antoni Has Closed-Door Meeting with GM Mitch Kupchak After Loss to Sixers

    Mike D'Antoni could be in trouble. The Los Angeles Lakers head coach had the type of pow wow that usually means controversy's afoot following a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 51,321 reads 200 comments

  13. LA Lakers: Can a Healthy Kobe Bryant and Mike D'Antoni Coexist?

    Without Kobe Bryant , the L.A. Lakers are currently devoid of any superstar, leader or commanding voice in the huddle. Essentially, there are no highlighted players in their scheme...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 10 months ago 3,752 reads 40 comments

  14. LA Lakers' Role Players Must Carry This Team All Season Long

    It's a new year and time to face reality: About the only thing the youthful roster of the Los Angeles Lakers will be shooting for between now and April are starting jobs and a guaranteed contract...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 10 months ago 3,390 reads 17 comments

  15. Without Steve Nash, What's Keeping Mike D'Antoni Coaching LA Lakers?

    This was supposed to be the Hollywood version of Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni 's famed "seven seconds or less" offense. The teacher and his prized pupil, Steve Nash, reunited under the bright L...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 19,862 reads 50 comments

  16. Mike D'Antoni Won't Win by Taking Shots at LA Lakers Fans

    With his team bitten hard by the injury bug and the losses starting to mount, Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni lashed out at the team's restless fanbase . UPDATED on Dec...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 8,205 reads 61 comments

  17. Mike D'Antoni: Discouraged Lakers Fans Should Find a New Team

    The Los Angeles Lakers franchise has appeared in the playoffs 60 times and won 16 championships. The fanbase is large, and you probably want to avoid alienating yourself from the people within it if you're the coach...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 60,853 reads 408 comments

  18. Everything You Need to Know About LA Lakers Power Forward Shawne Williams

    Shawne Williams has been odd man out for too long. The 27-year-old power forward for the Los Angeles Lakers has bounced around, in and out of the NBA for seven years, a nomadic ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 10 months ago 2,353 reads 10 comments

  19. Pau Gasol's Frustration with Mike D'Antoni's System Is Justified

    Pau Gasol 's frustration with L.A. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni 's perimeter-based offensive system is more than justified given how far he's fallen since the former NBA Coach of the Year took over 13 months ago...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 11 months ago 923 reads 2 comments

  20. Mike D'Antoni Objects to Kobe Bryant's Lukewarm Assessment of Lakers' 10-9 Start

    Barely a game into Kobe Bryant 's return, Mike D'Antoni and the Black Mamba are already at odds. The Los Angeles Lakers went 10-9 in a loaded Western Conference without their star shooting guard, remaining within postseason striking distance...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 months ago 12,724 reads 40 comments

  21. Evaluating Mike D'Antoni's First Full Year as LA Lakers' Head Coach

    Mike D'Antoni has proven to be a good head coach in the NBA . He's just not a great one, and the Los Angeles Lakers demand greatness...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 11 months ago 2,775 reads 13 comments

  22. Wesley Johnson's Emergence Validating Merits of Mike D'Antoni's System

    Amid a Los Angeles Lakers season maligned by uncertainty, injured stars and muddled rotations, there has been Mike D'Antoni , titleholder of a system renowned for working miracles...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 months ago 16,014 reads 57 comments

  23. Mike D'Antoni, Jason Kidd React to Soda Stunt with Very Different Perspectives

    Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd has been in the news following " Spill-gate ," his controversial last-second move to have soda spilled on the floor to get a stoppage in play during a 99-94 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Nov...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 47,457 reads 46 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Complicates Lakers' Already Delicate Chemistry

    BROOKLYN — There is a happy harmony to this largely nameless Los Angeles Lakers team, a steady rhythm of passes and player movement and willing co-dependence, the sort of ...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 11 months ago 66,994 reads 177 comments

  25. For Mike D'Antoni, Life with Lakers After Dwight Howard Feels Really Good

    LOS ANGELES – As blasphemous as this line of thinking is in sports — particularly in the hallowed house of a franchise as storied as the Lakers — there really can be more to life than championships...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 11 months ago 30,397 reads 122 comments