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Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup, but his hiring is a gamble for Kobe BryantUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share Tweet
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.
Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher NavarroUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs have agreed on terms of a contract with former All-Star catcher Dioner Navarro.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetKobe Bryant had 31 points, Metta World Peace hit five 3-pointers while scoring 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers played Mike D'Antoni's style of up-tempo basketball in a 114-102 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.Source: ESPN.com
Exciting OffenseNov 17Stephen A. Smith discusses what to expect from the Lakers with Mike D'Antoni as coach.
Griffin's Double-Double Powers ClippersNov 17Blake Griffin scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Los Angeles' 101-80 win over the Bulls.
Adande: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue reminds franchise in transition of its …Nov 17With a franchise in flux, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his signature move enliven statue unveiling