Mike D'Antoni never came anywhere near the Golden State Warriors last season, but his influence was obvious in every small lineup, quick-trigger three and jailbreak transition attack. Crazy as it sounds, maybe letting him get closer,...Show More Summary
Coming out of the Finals, we heard a lot about Mike D'Antoni's approach to basketball being vindicated, among some other falsehoods.
OAKLAND, Calif.—The Golden State Warriors are two victories away from a championship, and Mike D'Antoni is feeling a surge of emotions. He is thrilled for his friend, Alvin Gentry, the Warriors' associate head coach. He is happy forShow More Summary
Mike Woodson, Mike D’Antoni and interim head coach Melvin Hunt have all been linked to the vacancy in Denver. Mike Malone is the third “Mike” being considered for the Nuggets The post Report: Denver Nuggets Interview Mike Malone appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Nuggets' search for a coach is all over the place. The Nuggets, the only NBA team without a coach in place for the 2015-16 NBA, are doing their due diligence before committing to a hire. After interviewing Mike D'Antoni, they've also had a meeting with former Kings coach Mike Malone on Tuesday, reports ESPN's Marc Stein. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets continue with their search for a new head coach, reportedly interviewing Mike D’Antoni this week. The 64-year-old D’Antoni has been out of the NBA since resigning from The post Report: Denver Nuggets Interview Mike D’Antoni appeared first on SLAMonline.
How would '7 seconds or less' look in Denver's altitude? Mike D'Antoni has interviewed for the Denver Nuggets' head coaching job, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. D'Antoni has been out of the NBA since being fired from...Show More Summary
Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni and his wife, Laurel, are on the move in Manhattan Beach, listing their home in the South Bay for sale at $9.8 million.
Who might replace interim coach Melvin Hunt as the top guy in Denver? The Brian Shaw experiment was a disastrous failure for the Nuggets that culminated in the head coach's firing Tuesday following two disappointing years. Now, the team...Show More Summary
With the Denver Nuggets firing Brian Shaw, per Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post, the team will now be seeking a new head coach. Melvin Hunt is expected to take over in the interim, while Mike D'Antoni has emerged as a possible long-term replacement. Show More Summary
Former basketball player Mike D’Antoni was voted NBA Coach of the Year in 2005, developing one of the greatest offensive teams of all-time with the Phoenix Suns. He went on to manage the New York Knicks and LA Lakers, and was assistant...Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE — This is the Wesley Johnson era. Whether it's Mike D'Antoni or Byron Scott coaching, whichever part of Kobe Bryant's body isn't working right, the past two seasons have been marked by the Los Angeles Lakers having no choice...Show More Summary
Pau Gasol, a renaissance man of several different shapes, is having somewhat of a renaissance season. In his first go around with the Chicago Bulls, Gasol has bounced back back from two hellish years beneath Mike D'Antoni's thumb (perhaps...Show More Summary
Any way you slice it, Byron Scott gets a proverbial hall pass as first-year head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The intense pressure to “win now” that accompanied Mike Brown and Mike D’Antoni out the back door of Staples Center just doesn’t exist this season. Show More Summary
— He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense.
Mike D’Antoni is still the coach in spirit.
Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni resigned at the end of the 2013-14 season following two disastrous seasons with the team. Several players had issues with D'Antoni's fast-paced, offensive style of coaching, including Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol who were both vocal about disagreeing with D'Antoni's methods. Show More Summary
Byron Scott is no different than Mike D'Antoni and Mike Brown, his two predecessors. Both inevitably crashed and burned amid substandard results that didn't measure up to the Los Angeles Lakers' disproportionate expectations. They came, were expected to win, didn't win and left. Show More Summary
There weren’t any tears shed when Mike D’Antoni’s disastrous coaching stint in Los Angeles came to an end last season, but despite a rocky relationship with Kobe Bryant, D’Antoni developed […] The post Mike D’Antoni Says Kobe Bryant’s Single-Mindedness Make Him Tough to Coach appeared first on SLAMonline.
It finally happened. The 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers picked up their first win of the season when they defeated the Charlotte Hornets 107-92 Sunday night. Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin led the way with 21 points apiece, and Carlos Boozer...Show More Summary