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Share TweetLakers GM: D'Antoni 'better suited' for our roster
Give And Go: Examining all the drama in Los AngelesUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetThe drama never ends in Hollywood. Did the Lakers disrespect Phil Jackson? Are they setting Mike D'Antoni up to fail? Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney dig into the madness in Los Angeles.Source: CNNSI.com
Nate Robinson’s State Of Nate — Season 2, Episode 2 “See You Later”Updated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetThe start of a new NBA season means many great things, and thankfully, after a year in Golden State where he allowed the cameras in on his life, Nate Robinson is back once again with a second season of State Of Nate. When Robinson and filmmaker T.J. Reg…Source: dimemag.com
Top 10 NBA Duos Under 25 Years OldUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetGetting your hands on young talent in the NBA is the equivalent to finding a $100 dollar bill on the ground. Some of it has to do with luck; some of it has to do with being in the right place at the right time. Once you get it, you contemplate whether o…Source: dimemag.com
Deadspin NBA Shit List: Andris Biedrins, The Man Who Forgot How To ShootUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetA celebration of the NBA's most infuriating players, both past and present. Read other NBA Shit List entries here. More »Source: deadspin.com
Is Nate McMillan the right choice to help turn around the Lakers’ defense?Updated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetThere are actually three ways to react to the rumored and likely impending hire of former Seattle and Portland head coach Nate McMillan as the new Los Angeles Lakers defensive guru. The quick scan tells you that Nate, the forever and ever "Mr. Soni…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetI'm not sure we're far enough removed to appreciate what an incredible story this is in the annals of sports: The Lakers turned down Phil Jackson. Someday they'll write a book or make a 30 for 30 about this, and we'll get all the details, but for now we…Source: deadspin.com
Kobe Bryant gave Steve Blake a helicopter ride to a doctor’s appointment (VIDEO)Updated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetFrom the firing of Mike Brown through the courting of Phil Jackson to the hiring of Mike D'Antoni, with all the amazement and agita in between, it's fair to say that it's been a pretty eventful few days for the Los Angeles Lakers. So the great Lee Jenki…Source: yahoo.com
The D'Antoni Effect: New Roles for the New-Look LakersUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetNew Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni brings with him the famed spread pick-and-roll system that in the mid-2000s rejuvenated not only the Suns franchis...Source: grantland.com
West Side/East Side: The Lakers Choose D'AntoniNov 13J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on the hiring of Mike D'Antoni and the implications of passing on Phil Jackson.
Did Lakers Mistreat Phil Jackson?Nov 13Marcellus Wiley, Rob Parker and Skip Bayless discuss the Lakers' treatment of Phil Jackson.
Blazers Snap Four-Game SlideNov 13Damian Lillard drops 22 as Blazers roll to 103-86 win over Kings.
Lakers Ready To Move OnNov 13Flip Saunders talks about the challenges Mike D'Antoni faces as head coach of the Lakers.
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Ian Thomsen: Lakers not putting D'Antoni in a position to succeed; more ma…Nov 13Did Phil Jackson ask for an ownership share of the Lakers? Did he seek to limit his participation in road trips? Was he demanding to have final say on roster moves, Laker Girl tryouts and celebrity seating? Is it true that he wanted Jimmy Buss to person…