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Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant opens the campaign for Phil Jackson - J.A. Adande Updated Nov 9, 2012
For Kobe, there's only one logical choice to take over in Lakerland: Phil Jackson.
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  • Jackson, D'Antoni on Lakers' radar Nov 9, 2012
    After initially resisting the idea of reaching out again to former coach Phil Jackson to once again come to their rescue, the Los Angeles Lakers have changed course. The team now plans to look at Jackson and former Suns and Knicks head coach Mike D'Anto…
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  • Hollywood Drama: Bernie Bickerstaff takes over for the Lakers afte… Nov 9, 2012
    Bernie Bickerstaff takes over for the Lakers after the abrupt firing of Mike Brown. The Lakers try to turn things around against the visiting Warriors, who are without Andrew Bogut.
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  • Ben Golliver: Firing Brown an easy decision for Lakers

    The Lakers' decision to part ways with their head coach wasn't a panic move. Mike Brown failed to connect with his players, making it an easy decision for the Lakers, says Ben Golliver.
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  • Lakers' Ebanks arrested for DUI, out on bail Nov 9, 2012
    Lakers forward Devin Ebanks was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
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  • Cuban: 'Quick trigger' for Lakers to fire Brown Nov 9, 2012
    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle isn't one bit happy that the preseason West favorite Los Angeles Lakers fired his former assistant Mike Brown after five games.
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  • NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers' future hinges on Jim Buss Nov 9, 2012
    After two failed coaching hires, the pressure is on Jim Buss to make the right choice.
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  • Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge: ‘We haven’t really figured out Jeff [Green]‘ Nov 9, 2012
    The Los Angeles Lakers have devolved into a big ole mess, dropping four of five to start the season as rumors of coach Mike Brown's permanence abound. Their 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals collaborators, the veteran Boston Celtics, are also in the midst of an …
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  • Deadspin NBA Shit List: Dwight Howard, The Superman Of Unfunny Nov 9, 2012
    A celebration of the NBA's most infuriating players, both past and present. Read other NBA Shit List entries here. More »
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  • Mike Brown's Firing Is Lunacy, But Here's Why It Happened Nov 9, 2012
    Some thoughts on the Lakers' firing of Mike Brown before I head to Madison Square Garden to watch two teams that are actually good at basketball in th...
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  • The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go on Nov 9, 2012
    A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.
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  • Video - Kupchak Comments On Brown Firing 01:16

    Kupchak Comments On Brown Firing

    Nov 9
    Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak discusses the reasoning for firing Mike Brown as well as where they may look for a replacement.
  • Video - Magic Johnson On The Firing Of Mike Brown 06:38

    Magic Johnson On The Firing Of Mike Brown

    Nov 9
    Mike Brown fired as Lakers head coach following 1-4 start.
  • Video - Who Replaces Mike Brown? 05:37

    Who Replaces Mike Brown?

    Nov 9's Brian Kamenetzky breaks down why the Lakers decided to fire Mike Brown, and who he thinks will be hired to replace him.
  • Video - Sense Of Urgency For Lakers 06:37

    Sense Of Urgency For Lakers

    Nov 9
    J.A. Adande reacts to the Lakers firing head coach Mike Brown.