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Mike D’Antoni to a pressing reporter after a Lakers loss: ‘You’…

Mike D’Antoni to a pressing reporter after a Lakers loss: ‘You’re starting to piss me off’ (VIDEO)

It was almost predestined to fail. The struggling Los Angeles Lakers are now working out of the American Midwest while attempting to right the ship without the injured Steve Nash and Pau Gasol, and their first game of the road trip included a visit to C…
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  • The Only Thing Mike D'Antoni Detests More Than His Team's Play …

    The Only Thing Mike D'Antoni Detests More Than His Team's Play Is T.J. Simers' Questions

    deadspin.com Dec 11, 2012
    There's probably no other sports reporter/columnist out there who can ingratiate himself so well to a coach as T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times, if by "ingratiate" we mean "antagonize coaches coming off a bad loss by uttering outrageo…
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  • Even Without Harden, OKC Looks Like The Best Team In The West

    Even Without Harden, OKC Looks Like The Best Team In The West

    dimemag.com Dec 11, 2012
    Before the season started, the Oklahoma City Thunder were relegated by many to a tier just below the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs for supremacy in the Western Conference. Even though they defeated the mighty Borg that is San Antonio to c…
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  • Kyrie Irving’s Top 10 Crossovers

    Kyrie Irving’s Top 10 Crossovers

    dimemag.com Dec 11, 2012
    Kyrie Irving returns to Cleveland’s lineup tonight against the Lakers after missing 11 games with a broken finger. However, be very surprised if the injury, or the wrap he’ll cover it with, holds back Irving’s world-class handle much. Every elite NB
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  • Ian Thomsen: Nash will galvanize disappointing Lakers

    Ian Thomsen: Nash will galvanize disappointing Lakers

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    Many have said that we can't really judge the Mike D'Antoni Lakers until Steve Nash returns, but the offense hasn't been the problem in Los Angeles. The Lakers are top 10 in the NBA in points scored per possession, but just middle of the road in points …
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  • Video - The Forum: Lakers' Defensive Issues 05:45

    The Forum: Lakers' Defensive Issues

    Dec 11
    Brian and Andy Kamenetzky talk about the Lakers' defensive issues under Mike D'Antoni and Kobe's lack of defensive intensity.
  • Video - Cavs Top Lakers Despite Kobe's 42 00:59

    Cavs Top Lakers Despite Kobe's 42

    Dec 11
    Cavaliers win in Kyrie Irving's return.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Hack-A-Dwight 05:32

    Coast to Coast: Hack-A-Dwight

    Dec 11
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on how intentionally fouling poor free throw shooters is affecting today's game.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: With O.J. Mayo 06:51

    TrueHoop TV: With O.J. Mayo

    Dec 11
    Kevin Arnovitz talks with O.J. Mayo about the guard's new home in Dallas, hushing the crowd on the road, Dirk, the flop rule, and how he likes his steaks.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks becoming hard to beat down the …

    Dec 11
    Brian Windhorst examines Round 2 between the Knicks and Nets.
  • NBA oddsmakers - Mavs, Celtics, Spurs, Jazz

    Dec 11
    Our panel predicts 2012-13 outcomes based on each team's current Hollinger Playoff Odds.
  • NBA experts rebuild Springfield's Hall of Fame - ESPN The Magazine

    Dec 11
    Good news, Celtics fans! Paul Pierce is a charter member of ESPN The Magazine's analytically rebuilt Hall of Fame. Bad news? Bob Cousy and 111 other inductees are out.
  • Coast to Coast -- Should NBA ban 'Hack-a-Dwight'?

    Dec 11
    Should the NBA get rid of the "Hack-a-Dwight" strategy? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss.