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On crutches, D'Antoni coaches Lakers Updated Nov 15, 2012
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Mike D'Antoni circled the court 2 feet at a time, moving smoothly on crutches while his Los Angeles Lakers went through drills orchestrated by his assistant coach and brother, Dan.
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  • Lee Jenkins: D'Antoni has high expectations as 2012 season reboots for Lakers

    LOS ANGELES -- "Championship", the Lakers shouted at the end of practice Thursday. A 3-5 team with a sidelined point guard, a flawed bench, and a head coach on crutches who was still introducing himself to some of the players. Nearly 10 percen…
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  • Taiwanese animators NMA depict the Lakers coaching search (VIDEO) Nov 15, 2012
    When a big NBA story hits, the fantastic Taiwanese animation studio NMA tends to provide their own take on the news. That involves not just relating what happened, but depicting the whole deal as a whackadoodle tale of overgrown children who gesticulate…
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  • Magic: Lakers VP Buss guilty of 'critical mistakes' Nov 15, 2012
    Magic: Lakers VP Buss guilty of 'critical mistakes'
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  • Five Surprises of the Young N.B.A. Season Nov 15, 2012
    Rajon Rondo of the Celtics and Omer Asik of the Rockets have excelled. Ersan Ilyasova of the Bucks has not.
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  • Deadspin NBA Shit List: Antawn Jamison, Captain Of Failure Nov 15, 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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  • Create-a-Caption: Erik Spoelstra is not impressed Nov 15, 2012
    Watching Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh shoot a combined 5-for-23 ... allowing the Los Angeles Clippers to shoot 49 percent from the floor and score 107 points, continuing your slide to a lowly 27th among 30 NBA teams in defensive efficiency (per's …
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  • David Lee explains being unkindly compared to FEMA Nov 15, 2012
    David Lee will never be able to win. That doesn't mean you should feel sorry for him, not with another decade to enjoy in his NBA career and a six-year $80 million contract to currently have and to hold, but no NBA fan that is aware of his reputation or…
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  • Watch DeAndre Jordan Pretend To Fart On People Nov 15, 2012
    Thanks to The NOC, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has a prank show on YouTube called "Got 'Em." This is a good thing, because it has led to the creation of videos like the one above, in which Jordan uses a fart machine to make people really un…
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  • The Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Jamal Crawford Breaks Ray Allen Nov 15, 2012
    Each week Court Grip will bring you a prime basketball highlight made possible by having an edge — in skills, performance and technology. This week features Jamal Crawford‘s second appearance in the last three weeks [Watch him murder Rudy Gay with a c
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  • Boozer puts up 28-14 as Bulls outlast Suns in OT Nov 15, 2012
    PHOENIX (AP) Carlos Boozer's latest big game against Phoenix came in handy when the Chicago Bulls blew an 18-point lead.
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  • Griffin, Paul power Clippers' romp over Miami Nov 15, 2012
    Blake Griffin and Chris Paul had double-doubles, with Paul keying a third-quarter spurt that helped carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-100 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
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  • The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKC Nov 15, 2012
    It’s not every day you see the defending champs get completely outclassed. But it happened in the Staples Center last night as the Clippers rolled over the Heat, 107-100. The game was never that close — a late Miami run turned what was nearly a 20-poi
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    ESPN technology expert Katie Linendoll discusses the latest trending sports news in social media and technology.
  • Video - Kobe Bryant On The First Practice With Mike D'Antoni 02:07

    Kobe Bryant On The First Practice With Mike D'Antoni

    Nov 15
    Kobe Bryant reacts to the Lakers' first practice with new head coach Mike D'Antoni.
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    Lakers Introduce Head Coach Mike D'Antoni

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    Mike D'Antoni excited to coach the Lakers.
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    TrueHoop TV: L.A. in Space

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    Harvard professor and Grantland contributor Kirk Goldsberry chats about early trends in the NBA season, James Harden, the Lakers' coaching decision and his favorite NBA player shot charts.