The headline is somewhat misleading. For Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak, the only burning question is what to do about that acid reflux he must surely be experiencing. The problems the Lakers are facing are not burning, they're incendiary. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak recently confirmed head coach Mike D'Antoni would return to the sidelines for the Lakers next season via ESPN), which all but guarantees that regardless of what happens with player movement the Lakers will probably be outside of the NBA Finals picture again. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant plays many different roles for the Los Angeles Lakers, but general manager is not one of them. Still, the postseason plan the Mamba laid out during his exit interview is one that Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak would be wise to follow: add length, speed and athleticism to this aging roster (via Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times). Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant says it is 'very important' for the soon-to-be free agent to come back, and General Manager Mitch Kupchak says he's optimistic. Pau Gasol doesn't get strong indication of his future. There's unanimity within the Lakers. Kobe Bryant and General Manager Mitch Kupchak both want Dwight Howard to return.
'I think he's done a great job,' L.A. general manager says of coach. 'There's been no discussions otherwise.' Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni will be back next season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday.
The Lakers missed Kobe Bryant’s physical presence, but they sensed his influence permeate the locker room. Before Saturday’s practice, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak shared with the team a 30-second video on his cell phone that showed Bryant outlining how the Lakers could win their 17th NBA championship without their star because of a torn left [...]
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has addressed the notion that the team could amnesty Kobe Bryant after he tore his Achilles tendon against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. He's said that it's not an option....Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak spoke more candidly than usual in a recent radio interview, but his comments still do not explain the perplexing decision to hire Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson. Kupchak spoke with bestselling author John Feinstein on CBS Radio and discussed recently deceased Lakers owner Jerry Buss. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers know how important Dwight Howard is to the future of their franchise, and the smartest thing they've done this season is expressing it publicly. Per ESPN's Dan McMenamin, general manager Mitch Kupchak told The Herd With Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio: "Dwight is our future." Sensible Lakers fans should know that's the case. Show More Summary
The NBA trade deadline came and went without the Los Angeles Lakers making any moves at all. General manager Mitch Kupchak went on national radio and made it clear that Dwight Howard wasn't going anywhere. He also conceded that given Pau Gasol's injury, he was not going to be dealt at this juncture. Show More Summary
With the NBA trade deadline approaching at 3 p.m. EST, one player is going nowhere: Unless General Manager Mitch Kupchak is the world’s best bluffer, the Los Angeles Lakers will hold onto Dwight Howard. “We’ve been very consistent,” Kupchak said … Continue reading ?
During an interview with ESPN's Colin Cowherd, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak made the team's intentions very clear (via ESPN Los Angeles). Kupchak referred to Dwight Howard with two words—"our future." Contrary toShow More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has declared center that Dwight Howard is the team’s future, and the time will soon come to back up his statement with actions. In an interview with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd, Kupchak said the following (via ESPN’s Dave McMenamin ): Dwight is our future. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard is the future of the Los Angeles Lakers, the team’s general manager said, putting down reports that the team is fed up with the All-Star center. Howard has reportedly been the source of tension in the team’s locker room and been the subject of many trade rumors, but GM Mitch Kupchak stood by [...]Show More Summary
Sorry to break it to you, Los Angeles Lakers fans, but you're stuck with Dwight Howard, for now and (if you're lucky) for the foreseeable future. General manager Mitch Kupchak reiterated his commitment to the All-Star center during an...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers and Dwight Howard haven’t had the success many envisioned when the superstar center was traded to the prestigious franchise this past summer, but general manager Mitch Kupchak is determined to make the relationship work. Show More Summary
Despite all that has gone wrong in Dwight Howard’s first season with the Los Angeles Lakers, general manager Mitch Kupchak says the team is still hitching its wagon to the All-Star center. “Dwight is our future,” Kupchak told “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” on ESPN Radio on Wednesday. “Kobe [Bryant] has one more year on his [...]
Kobe Bryant and general manager Mitch Kupchak endorsed the six children of the late Jerry Buss as worthy heirs to running the Los Angeles Lakers.
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak told ESPN reporter Chris Broussard that the team has not engaged in trade discussions with the Boston Celtics involving Dwight Howard. More: Reaction from Silver Screen and Roll and Celtics Blog "I just spoke w/Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak about supposed D12-for-Rondo trade talks w/Celtics. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak denied a CBSSports.com report that the Lakers and Celtics were in preliminary talks to trade Dwight Howard for Rajon Rondo. “I haven’t talked to Danny Ainge in weeks,” Kupchak told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard. “I made the statement a week or two ago that we’re not going to [...]