• Ian Thomsen: D'Antoni would be a great fit for Lakers

    Summary of 46 articles · Updated Nov 15, 2012
    • 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…
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • The 10-man rotation, starring Mike D’Antoni’s first Lakers practice

      A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Instagram. Via Arash Markazi's feed, h…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 rings

      At least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.
    • Isola: Owners block Jax's power grab

      At least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.
    • Magic Johnson tweets that he is ‘mourning Phil Jackson not being hired’ by the Lakers

      In the wee hours aftermath of the Los Angeles Lakers' decision to hire former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni instead of 11-time champion Phil Jackson, Ball Don't Lie's own Eric Freeman tweeted this prescient aside: And, 48 hours af…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Kobe voted D'Antoni before Jackson in mix

      Before Kobe Bryant told reporters last week he wanted Phil Jackson back as his coach, there was a different name he told to Los Angeles Lakers management: Mike D'Antoni.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • The 10-man rotation, starring Mike D’Antoni’s offensive sets in Los Angeles (VIDEO)

      A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: BBallbreakdown. Coach Nick takes on Mi…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • We Reminisce: Mike D’Antoni Used to Get Buckets

      This montage of Mike D’Antoni 80”²s-era Euro highlights is pretty great, as is the ridiculous song that accompanies video. You can see that D’Antoni could fill it up as well as thread the needle. Hat tip to Lakers Nation for the find. For breaking ne
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Ian Thomsen: Lakers not putting D'Antoni in a position to succeed; more mailbag

      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…
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Mike D’Antoni on getting chance to coach Lakers: ‘Are you serious?’

      In the hours since news broke that the Los Angeles Lakers had hired Mike D'Antoni as their new head coach, interestingly enough, more attention's been paid to the man who didn't get the gig - Phil Jackson, the most decorated head coach in NBA history wh
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Melo happy to see D'Antoni back in the game

      Carmelo Anthony publicly endorsed the Lakers' surprise hiring of Mike D'Antoni to replace fired Mike Brown, and the Knicks' star reiterated Monday that he had a "good relationship" with his ousted former coach.
    • Mike D'Antoni Spent Last Week Living In A Nursing Home

      Sports Illustrated's Jack McCallum caught up with Mike D'Antoni to get some insight from the freshly hired Lakers coach on his new job. D'Antoni didn't have much to say, but his conversation with McCallum did reveal this hilarious bit of information: Mo…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Jack McCallum: Nash-D'Antoni reunion won't be Showtime, but it'll be fascinating

      It wasn't too long ago that Mike D'Antoni looked, in his own words, "like a West Virginia bootlegger."
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • The Lakers Stun Everyone By Hiring Mike D’Antoni; A Bench Player Blows Up The Heat

      Mike D’Antoni‘s offenses work best when they’re taking seven seconds or less to take a shot. If the speed his Phoenix offenses worked at took many off guard when he took over the Suns, the acceleration the Los Angeles Lakers showed in naming him hea
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Lakers to interview D'Antoni, Dunleavy

      The Los Angeles Lakers plan to speak with former Knicks and Suns head coach Mike D'Antoni and former Lakers, Blazers, Bucks and Clippers head coach Mike Dunleavy about their head coaching job in the coming days, according to a league source.
      Source: nba.com
    • Now that Mike Brown is out in L.A., Lakers eye former NY Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni

      Even after the 4-0 start for the Knicks, the talk at the Garden was all about the Lakers’ coaching vacancy and whether Mike Woodson’s predecessor, Mike D’Antoni, will be heading west to take over for Mike Brown, who was fired earlier Friday by Jim B
    • Jackson, D'Antoni on Lakers' radar

      After initially resisting the idea of reaching out again to former coach Phil Jackson to once again come to their rescue, the Los Angeles Lakers have changed course. The team now plans to look at Jackson and former Suns and Knicks head coach Mike D'Anto…
      Sources: nba.com ESPN.com
  • Johnson critical of Jim Buss, D'Antoni hiring

    After tweeting that he would remain silent if he didn't "have anything nice to say," Magic Johnson said what was on his mind anyway.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • The Superstar Lakers Hired A New Coach Who Can’t Handle NBA Stars

    So Mike D’Antoni is headed to Hollywood, and the Internet is ablaze trying to determine just how much this helps or hurts the Lakers, everybody’s favorite talking point this season. The Lakers are a superstar team, in a superstar town, and D’Antoni
    Source: dimemag.com
  • Daily Dime: Mike D'Antoni is the new Lakers coach, but how he…

    Mike D'Antoni is the new Lakers coach, but how he fits with Dwight Howard may be ultimate test
    Source: ESPN.com

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Ian Thomsen: D'Antoni would be a great fit for Lakers
Lee Jenkins: D'Antoni has high expectations as 2012 season rebo…
D'Antoni, on crutches, leads 1st Lakers practice
The 10-man rotation, starring Mike D’Antoni’s first Lakers prac…
Johnson critical of Jim Buss, D'Antoni hiring
Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Kni…
Isola: Owners block Jax's power grab
Magic Johnson tweets that he is ‘mourning Phil Jackson not bein…
Kobe voted D'Antoni before Jackson in mix
D'Antoni: If Lakers aren't in hunt, I've failed
We Reminisce: Mike D’Antoni Used to Get Buckets
Ian Thomsen: Lakers not putting D'Antoni in a position to succe…
The Superstar Lakers Hired A New Coach Who Can’t Handle NBA Sta…
D'Antoni was stunned Lakers hired him, too
East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles Laker…
Lee Jenkins: Nash the reason D'Antoni, not Jackson will coach t…
Lakers' Howard 'excited' about D'Antoni hiring
Mike D’Antoni on getting chance to coach Lakers: ‘Are you serio…
Melo happy to see D'Antoni back in the game
Melo, Knicks happy for D'Antoni's hire in L.A.
Mike D'Antoni Spent Last Week Living In A Nursing Home
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