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Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' man

Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' man

ESPN.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
Despite high price, Phil Jackson's history of success was worth it for L.A. Lakers
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  • Lakers GM: D'Antoni 'better suited' for our roster

    Lakers GM: D'Antoni 'better suited' for our roster

    Lakers GM: D'Antoni 'better suited' for our roster
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  • Give And Go: Examining all the drama in Los Angeles

    Give And Go: Examining all the drama in Los Angeles

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Nate Robinson’s State Of Nate — Season 2, Episode 2 “See You La…

    Nate Robinson’s State Of Nate — Season 2, Episode 2 “See You Later”

    dimemag.com Nov 13, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Top 10 NBA Duos Under 25 Years Old

    Top 10 NBA Duos Under 25 Years Old

    dimemag.com Nov 13, 2012
    Getting 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…
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  • Deadspin NBA Shit List: Andris Biedrins, The Man Who Forgot How…

    Deadspin NBA Shit List: Andris Biedrins, The Man Who Forgot How To Shoot

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    A celebration of the NBA's most infuriating players, both past and present. Read other NBA Shit List entries here. More »
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  • Is Nate McMillan the right choice to help turn around the Laker…

    Is Nate McMillan the right choice to help turn around the Lakers’ defense?

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    There 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…
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  • How Phil Jackson's Handshake Deal With The Lakers Fell Apart

    How Phil Jackson's Handshake Deal With The Lakers Fell Apart

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    I'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…
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  • Kobe Bryant gave Steve Blake a helicopter ride to a doctor’s ap…

    Kobe Bryant gave Steve Blake a helicopter ride to a doctor’s appointment (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    From 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…
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  • The D'Antoni Effect: New Roles for the New-Look Lakers

    The D'Antoni Effect: New Roles for the New-Look Lakers

    grantland.com Nov 13, 2012
    New 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...
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  • Video - West Side/East Side: The Lakers Choose D'Antoni 10:26

    West Side/East Side: The Lakers Choose D'Antoni

    Nov 13
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on the hiring of Mike D'Antoni and the implications of passing on Phil Jackson.
  • Video - Did Lakers Mistreat Phil Jackson? 09:05

    Did Lakers Mistreat Phil Jackson?

    Nov 13
    Marcellus Wiley, Rob Parker and Skip Bayless discuss the Lakers' treatment of Phil Jackson.
  • Video - Blazers Snap Four-Game Slide 00:48

    Blazers Snap Four-Game Slide

    Nov 13
    Damian Lillard drops 22 as Blazers roll to 103-86 win over Kings.
  • Video - Lakers Ready To Move On 02:51

    Lakers Ready To Move On

    Nov 13
    Flip 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 13
    Did 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…