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Lakers Coach Quits

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job. Team spokesman John Black confi...

'One Of The Strangest Games I've Ever Seen'

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers left Robert Sacre on the court after he fouled out in the fourth quarter. Coach Mike D'Antoni felt it was th...

D'Antoni Apologizes For Suggesting Lakers Fans Find Another Team To Root For

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.24.2014 | Los Angeles

The Lakers lost another game by double-digit margins, experienced never-ending injuries and offered non-existent offense. But Lakers coach Mike D'Anto...

Coach Calls Kobe 'A Little Rusty'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The moment the doors opened to the Lakers' practice facility, plenty of images validated Kobe Bryant's belief he can play in a game sometime this mont...

'PREMATURE'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The comments left on message boards and Twitter suggest otherwise. But Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni provided caution on why he considered Kobe Bryant's ...

Do Kobe Death Stares Count As Hazing?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

The Lakers say they don't haze any of their players, and no, Kobe Bryant's expletives and death stares don't count. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni confir...

Lakers' Bench Stuns Clippers

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Xavier Henry scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Farmar added 16, and five Los Angeles Lakers reserves surged p...

'I Never Felt Left Out To Dry'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

Looking back, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni acknowledged he walked into a "weird" situation last season, and the reasons went beyond inheriting an injury...

5 Things The Lakers Need To Do

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

All is not lost for the Lakers, even if it's unclear when it will be found again. Here are five crucial moves the team should consider to get it back.

Dwight Howard Chooses Rockets, But What Does It Really Mean?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Howard may very well write his own story in Houston, but the petulant 27-year-old and his inability to make a decision made Brett Favre's debacle in Green Bay look like a walk in the park. In fact, Howard, who was once a media darling and beloved young buck in Orlando, has in many ways, become the NBA'S newest version of LeBron James ... three years ago.

Phil Laughed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports

Phil Jackson laughed. When Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak informed Jackson in November that Mike D'Antoni was filling the coachi...

Pick and Roll: 6 Observations From Knicks/Celtics Series

Kelli Gail | Posted 07.06.2013 | Sports
Kelli Gail

After an extremely hard fought series, the Knicks are slightly beat up. Yet, they proved they could win in the playoffs with defense and experience. Hopefully it won't be another 40 years before New York City gets another championship.

Enjoy Kobe's Live Tweets for as Long as You Can: How Kobe Bryant Killed It on Social Media

Ben Heisler | Posted 06.22.2013 | Sports
Ben Heisler

Kobe did what he does best on Sunday afternoon, captivating NBA audiences everywhere. And this time, he didn't even need a court to do it. Handles were active, #hashtags were a-plenty.

Will Lakers Coach Get The Ax?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 05.31.2013 | Los Angeles

Even with the possibility the Lakers could miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005, coach Mike D'Antoni has kept his sense of humor. Consider...

Jordan Schultz

The Evolution Of The 3-Pointer In NBA Offense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

“Run to the 3-point line and spot up.” What you just read is basketball’s new-age philosophy of transition offense. By streaking down the sid...

ACT 2

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turned their attention Monday from bad basketball and trade talk to more somber matters. ...

This Season on 'The Old and the Win-less'

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Nicolas B. Aziz

As the February 21st trade deadline approaches, the Lakers must make these decisions very quickly; for if they do not, they put the five to ten year fate of the franchise in jeopardy.

The Ineptitude of the Los Angles Lakers

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

So far the Lakers' season is nothing more than a failure, a bust, a sham in the eyes of every Los Angeles fan that hasn't jumped on the Clippers bandwagon by now.

Kobe: 'It Is Embarrassing'

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Off target all night, Kobe Bryant sure was on point when it was over. His frustration stood out like a breakaway dunk, his comments sharpe...

Magic Goes Off On Twitter

Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

Like all fans of the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson is frustrated by the team's uneven start to the season. Unlike the vast majority of Lakers fans...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 NBA Disappointments

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

It may not be Christmas quite yet, but it's far enough along in the NBA season where one can begin to assess which players and teams have underachieve...

Why the Lakers Won't Go to the Playoffs

Robert Hoggard | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports
Robert Hoggard

Although it very early in the season, we must remember that when a team gets behind in the Western conference, it's hard to catch up. All of the teams ahead of the Lakers are playing well, with exceptions of the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trailblazers.

East Beats West

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony scored 22 of his 30 points in the first quarter, and the New York Knicks held on after he departed with a sprained le...

D'Antoni Snaps: 'You're Starting To Piss Me Off'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

The Lakers' woes are starting to get to Mike D'Antoni. So is the Los Angeles media. Following the Lakers' eighth loss in 11 games -- this time to ...

D'Antoni's Defense Is Destroying Lakers Playoff Hopes

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

With playoff hopes fading for the Lakers, the team needs to get their act together, and fast. The City of Angels might just be a correct nickname for the club offensively (7th in NBA in scoring) but it's looked rather ghoulish on the other side of the ball.