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Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Kni…

Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 rings

nydailynews.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
At least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.
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  • Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniser…

    Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniseries (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty much every elite professional athlete in the world supports a charitable cause, whether by setting up a personal foundation or joining forces with a preexisting group. Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, via the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Fo…
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  • NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Ang…

    NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers' new regime

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Our panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the sho…

    Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the shot’

    yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012
    Listen, people can freak out all the want about whether Mike D'Antoni is the right coach to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a title, whether the Buss family or Phil Jackson and his representatives were to blame for the disintegration of an alleged handsh…
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  • The Spurs' Final Play Was Brilliant. The Lakers' Final Play Was…

    The Spurs' Final Play Was Brilliant. The Lakers' Final Play Was A Hot Mess.

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    The Spurs' 84-82 win over the Lakers came down to a pair of plays in the waning seconds. San Antonio's relied on the element of surprise, an unlikely shooter, everyone knowing their roles. Los Angeles's consisted of Pau Gasol shooting a three. This is w…
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  • Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Dero…

    Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Show

    dimemag.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t fin
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  • About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All …

    About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All the Marlins Get Traded

    grantland.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty much every morning, About Last Night provides you with the essential sports headlines that you need to know. This is not one of those mornings....
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  • Video - Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership 01:44

    Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership

    Nov 14
    Magic Johnson on how the Lakers went about hiring Mike D'Antoni.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity 08:28

    TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity

    Nov 14
    David Thorpe loves Mike D'Antoni's offense, and he loves the Lakers' top players, but he doesn't see a match between coach and roster. Plus Coach Thorpe's favorite rookie.
  • Video - The Forum: Grading D'Antoni Hiring 05:01

    The Forum: Grading D'Antoni Hiring

    Nov 14
    Brian Kamenetzky and Andy Kamenetzky discuss the Lakers' hiring of Mike D'Antoni as head coach.
  • Video - The Forum: State Of The Lakers 04:34

    The Forum: State Of The Lakers

    Nov 14
    Brian Kamenetzky and Andy Kamenetzky discuss the current state of Lakers after a wild week.

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  • Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat will play against Los Angeles Clippers

    Nov 14
    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers despite a sprained left foot.
  • Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat starts against Los Angeles Clippers

    Nov 14
    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers despite a sprained left foot.
  • NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers…

    Nov 14
    Our panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.
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