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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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  • Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher Navarro

    Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher Navarro

    CNNSI.com Nov 17, 2012
    CHICAGO (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.
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  • Lakers show up-tempo style in win over Suns

    Lakers show up-tempo style in win over Suns

    ESPN.com Nov 17, 2012
    Kobe 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.
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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.
  • Video - Griffin's Double-Double Powers Clippers 01:06

    Griffin's Double-Double Powers Clippers

    Nov 17
    Blake Griffin scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Los Angeles' 101-80 win over the Bulls.

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  • 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