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Lakers eventually will get around to hiring a head coach

Now that the Los Angeles Lakers’ pie-in-the-sky plan to land LeBron James and/or Carmelo Anthony has fizzled out, the franchise is moving on to its next task at hand: Finding a new coach to replace Mike D’Antoni, who resigned April 30. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com, Lakers great Byron Scott “has been considered the […]

If Byron Scott Is Right Coach for LA Lakers, What's Taking so Long?

The Los Angeles Lakers seem to know whom they want to fill their coaching vacancy, but figuring out when they want to make that move is another issue. Since Mike D'Antoni resigned from his post in late April, the Lakers have brought in a number of notable names from the coaching carousel. Show More Summary

Gregg Popovich Setting the Standard in Modern Day X's and O's

It's rather difficult to completely overhaul the normative logistics of NBA X's and O's. There are only five players on the court, and only so many ways they can screen and cut. In the early 2000's, Mike D'Antoni somewhat revolutionized...Show More Summary

What Are Los Angeles Lakers Looking for with Their Next Head Coach?

Every summer, the NBA's coaching carousel spins with a certain sense of urgency. The Los Angeles Lakers, who have been without a head coach since Mike D'Antoni vacated his post on April 30, definitely feel that urgency. Fresh off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, L.A. Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest on Los Angeles' Head Coaching Search

After coming off of a season in which the team recorded the most losses in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers prepared for a big offseason overhaul. Things began when former head coach Mike D'Antoni resigned from his positionShow More Summary

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony are reportedly holding up Lakers' coaching search

The Lakers haven't hired a coach yet because they don't want to limit possible pursuits of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Mike D'Antoni resigned as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 30, and the Lakers still haven't chosen a replacement. Show More Summary

Do the Lakers have a plan to land both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony?

The Los Angeles Lakers have been without a head coach since Mike D’Antoni resigned on April 30. And, according to Sam Amick of USA Today, don’t expect them to hire anyone anytime soon. It’s all part of a grand plan to land one (or more) of the NBA’s top free agents this summer. Here’s Amick: […]

LA Lakers Can Scratch Derek Fisher off Head Coach Wish List Without Regret

The list of names in line to replace Mike D'Antoni as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers shortened a bit on Monday, and not because the Purple and Gold found their man. According to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck, Derek Fisher willShow More Summary

Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Consider Hiring Derek Fisher as Head Coach

It never hurts to look. If you were to coin a phrase that perfectly encapsulates the Los Angeles Lakers' search for Mike D'Antoni 's replacement, that's what it would be. No option should be dismissed, no candidate overlooked. That includes...Show More Summary

Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina

The Lakers are taking their time to hire a replacement for Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as head coach on April 30.

Lakers' week in review

Another week has gone by and the Lakers still have no head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, who resigned April 30.

Will Los Angeles Lakers Rethink Approach to Free-Agency?

During Mike D’Antoni’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers, there was a fairly obvious plan—to create an exciting, free-flowing brand of basketball while simultaneously shedding salaries and building for the future. There were some problems along the way, however. Show More Summary

Ranking LA Lakers Rumored Coaching Candidates

Nearly a month after Mike D’Antoni stepped down as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the search for his replacement is picking up steam. So far, the Lakers have met with Mike Dunleavy, Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Lionel...Show More Summary

Report: Jeanie Buss to Have 'Added Input' in Los Angeles Lakers Coaching Search

Jeanie Buss will be lending an extra set of eyes to the Los Angeles Lakers' coaching search. According to the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan, Buss will be among the key decision-makers who are tasked with putting Mike D'Antoni's successor...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers Won't Hire Alvin Gentry After Mike D'Antoni Fiasco

Alvin Gentry won't be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers next season. Because Mike D'Antoni coached them last season. Now that their search for a new head coach is officially underway, the Lakers are turning over every rock, looking atShow More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Head Coach Search

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to search for a new head coach for the 2014-15 season, and the rumors are continuing to go around the NBA regarding potential candidates. After the resignation of Mike D'Antoni less than a month ago, the Lakers have been patient with their head coaching search. Show More Summary

Report: Los Angeles Lakers Will Interview Alvin Gentry for Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers' search for a new head coach is getting real. And crowded. Former Phoenix Suns head coach and current Los Angeles Clippers assistant Alvin Gentry can now be added to the list of potential Mike D'Antoni replacements, according to the Los Angeles Times' Broderick Turner. Show More Summary

Mike Dunleavy Would Be Wrong Choice for Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers have been after a splashy head coach candidate since Mike D'Antoni mercifully vacated his sideline post after his two-year reign of terror. In pursuit of that splash, the Lakers decided Mike Dunleavy Sr. Show More Summary

Report: Los Angeles Lakers Interview Byron Scott for Head Coach Position

It has begun. Finally. The Los Angeles Lakers have officially started searching for Mike D'Antoni 's replacement, and per ESPN's Chris Broussard, they may have eyes for a familiar face: Byron Scott spent 11 years with the Lakers as a player, during which time he won three NBA titles. Show More Summary

Lakers Insider: Kobe Bryant's Role Central to Coaching Search, New Game Plan

Welcome back, Kobe. Kobe Bryant realized the last years of his career weren't going to be maximized in Mike D'Antoni 's system, and the Los Angeles Lakers now agree. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak suggested Wednesday that the NBA...Show More Summary

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