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Mike D’Antoni Resigns as L.A. Lakers Head Coach

Mike D’Antoni Resigns as L.A. Lakers Head Coach

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Mike D’Antoni resigned as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the club announced on Wednesday night.
D’Antoni took over as head coach of the Lakers on Nov. 12, 2012 and compiled a record of 67-87 …

Kobe Bryant Out at Least Three More Weeks

Kobe Bryant Out at Least Three More Weeks

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was examined by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo on Friday.  It was determined that he will miss at least three more weeks before being re-evaluated because of conti…

Lakers Trade Guard Steve Blake to Warriors

Lakers Trade Guard Steve Blake to Warriors

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images Sport (LOS ANGELES) –  Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was in the locker room preparing for Wednesday night’s game against the Houston Rockets.  The only problem was that he never saw the court.
Blake was ap…

Nash Returns as Lakers Drop Seventh Straight

Nash Returns as Lakers Drop Seventh Straight

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(MINNEAPOLIS) — The Los Angeles Lakers won’t see Kobe Bryant on the court for the remaining of the year. On Tuesday night, however, they did get one superstar guard back, as 40-year old Steve Nash returned. Unfortunately for …

Lakers’ Mike D’Antoni Apologizes for Ripping Into Fans

Lakers’ Mike D’Antoni Apologizes for Ripping Into Fans

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) — After calling out Lakers’ fans, head coach Mike D’Antoni has come to his senses and realized that challenging the fans wasn’t the wisest of decisions.
Following the team’s 117-90 loss to the Phoenix Suns…

Lakers Mike D’Antoni has Message for Frustrated Fans

Lakers Mike D’Antoni has Message for Frustrated Fans

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — With the Los Angeles facing a slew of injuries, losses, and disappointment, head coach Mike D’Antoni want the team’s fans to stick with them or find a new team to invest in.
D’Antoni recently said, “We’re fighting …

Kobe Bryant Could Return Friday

Kobe Bryant Could Return Friday

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) — Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant could be returning sooner than he thought.  The team said on Saturday that Bryant could return on Friday in Sacramento if he’s up to it after a week of practice.
Lakers…

D’Antoni Having Open Competition for Jobs

D’Antoni Having Open Competition for Jobs

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(BEIJING) — After getting knocked out of the playoffs in the first round last season, Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni is lighting a fire under his players this preseason.
The team will have to start the regular season without …

Kurt Rambis Surprised D’Antoni Wanted Him as Assistant Coach

Kurt Rambis Surprised D’Antoni Wanted Him as Assistant Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Had the Los Angeles Lakers hired Phil Jackson over Mike D’Antoni last season, Kurt Rambis was likely joining the team as an assistant coach. Fast forward to now, and Rambis still wound up on the team’s bench as the…

Source: Bobcats Name Lakers Assistant Steve Clifford Head Coach

Source: Bobcats Name Lakers Assistant Steve Clifford Head Coach

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) –  Another vacant NBA head coaching position has been filled.
According to a source, Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford has been hired as the new head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats.
Clifford’s con…

Dwight Howard Cleared To Play

Dwight Howard Cleared To Play

Noel Vasquez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — While the Los Angeles Lakers may not be winning, they will not lose one of their star players for an extended period of time.
Dwight Howard was cleared to return to action after being cleared by Dr. James Andre…

Knicks Hand Lakers 4th Straight Loss, 116-107

Knicks Hand Lakers 4th Straight Loss, 116-107

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points in less than three quarters of play, to help lead the New York Knicks (17-5) to a 116-107 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Anthony, who scored 22 points in the first qua…

Lakers’ Steve Nash Still Out for At Least Another Two Weeks

Lakers’ Steve Nash Still Out for At Least Another Two Weeks

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(NEW YORK) — As the Lakers continue to struggle on the court, point guard Steve Nash still continues to watch from the sidelines. Nash told USA Today that he thinks he still needs more time to get healthy.Just two games into …

Lakers Win In D’Antoni’s Coaching Debut

Lakers Win In D’Antoni’s Coaching Debut

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — It was close but when it was all over, Mike D’Antoni had a victory in his head coaching debut for the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant scored a game high 25 points, including six of them in the final two minutes of the game…

L.A. Lakers Introduce Mike D’Antoni as New Head Coach

L.A. Lakers Introduce Mike D’Antoni as New Head Coach

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Mike D’Antoni as their new head coach Thursday, replacing the fired Mike Brown. The 61-year-old D’Antoni agreed late Sunday night to a three year contract with L.A….

Mike D’Antoni Was Surprised He Was Hired Over Phil Jackson

Mike D’Antoni Was Surprised He Was Hired Over Phil Jackson

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Los Angeles Lakers stunned the basketball world when they chose Mike D’Antoni as their new head coach instead of Phil Jackson. As it turns out, D’Antoni was even surprised he got the job himself.D’Antoni told t…

Agent: D’Antoni to Coach Lakers

Agent: D’Antoni to Coach Lakers

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed with Mike D’Antoni on a four-year contract to become their new head coach, according to his agent.
Warren LeGarie confirmed the deal to ESPNLosAngeles.com. D’Antoni will take …

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Head Coach Mike Brown

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Head Coach Mike Brown

NBA Via Los Angeles Lakers(LOS ANGELES) — After a disappointing 1-4 start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that they have fired head coach Mike Brown.
The news came as a surprise to Brown but for General Manager Mitch Kupchak it …

Knicks Pound Trail Blazers, 121-79, React To D’Antoni Departure

Knicks Pound Trail Blazers, 121-79, React To D’Antoni Departure

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the first game with interim head coach Mike Woodson, the Knicks (19-24) snapped their six game losing streak with a 121-79 win over the Trail Blazers (20-23) on Wednesday night.
Shortly before the game, h…

D’Antoni Out As Knicks Head Coach

D’Antoni Out As Knicks Head Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mike D’Antoni resigned as head coach of the New York Knicks Wednesday.  Assistant and former Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Woodson will take over on an interim basis.The 60-year-old D’Antoni was in…

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