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Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup,…

Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup, but his hiring is a gamble for Kobe Bryant

nydailynews.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Nov 17, 2012
Still hard to believe, but Mike D’Antoni beat out Phil Jackson for the Lakers job, and the D’Antoni era is expected to start Sunday against the Rockets.
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  • Video - Exciting Offense 02:34

    Exciting Offense

    Nov 17
    Stephen A. Smith discusses what to expect from the Lakers with Mike D'Antoni as coach.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Andrew Bynum of Philadelphia 76ers suffered setback while bowli…

    Nov 17
    The Philadelphia 76ers fear Andrew Bynum might have done additional damage to his knees during a recent game of bowling, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Adande: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue reminds franchise in transition of its …

    Nov 17
    With a franchise in flux, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his signature move enliven statue unveiling
  • Ill LeBron James, injured Dwyane Wade in doubt for Miami Heat vs. Phoenix …

    Nov 17
    LeBron James will be a gametime decision tonight when the Miami Heat play the Phoenix Suns due to an illness. The Heat are also expected to be without Dwyane Wade because of a foot sprain.
  • Ill LeBron James in as injured Dwyane Wade sits for Miami Heat vs. Phoenix…

    Nov 17
    LeBron James played against the Phoenix Suns despite an illness, but the Heat were without Dwyane Wade because of a foot sprain.