Earlier today, the Los Angeles Lakers and Luke Walton reached an agreement on a multi-year contract for Walton to become the next Head Coach of the team, it was announced by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Walton will begin his new duties at the conclusion of the Golden State Warriors season.
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't think his search for a new coach will take a long time.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak might not be saying anything about Coach Byron Scott, but the fans are making their voices heard, whether it's on the radio airwaves or in the comments section under the online versions of Mike Bresnahan's stories. Their pitchforks are out. They want Scott fired....
It was Byron Scott's turn to answer questions about Byron Scott. The Lakers coach spoke a day after Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak declined to go in depth with reporters about Scott's future. Scott met Wednesday with Kupchak regarding the direction he was taking the Lakers in his second season...
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak was in no mood Wednesday to address Byron Scott’s future with the franchise, telling reporters that Scott is “under contract and until that The post Mitch Kupchack Refuses to Discuss Byron Scott’s Job Status appeared first on SLAMonline.
Lakers trade rumors have been addressed by team general manager Mitch Kupchack. Regarding all the LA Lakers trade rumors floating around the NBA, the man in charge had a very specific answer about what his team plans to do before the NBA trade deadline on February 18. Show More Summary
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak declined to speak in depth about Coach Byron Scott while being interviewed by reporters Wednesday. Scott has one more guaranteed year on his contract. He went 21-61 last season and is 11-44 this season as the Lakers return from the All-Star break. "Byron is...
There may not be a lot of trade chatter surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers at the moment. But Mitch Kupchak has always been a stealthy general manager when it comes to such things. Earlier this month, he visited with Chris McGee andShow More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is in the impossible position of trying to properly send off Kobe Bryant, while simultaneously building a post-Mamba future. Kupchak knows the latter The post Lakers GM: ‘We Cannot Move on as a Team Until Kobe Leaves’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Watching rookie guard D'Angelo Russell score career highs of 23 and 24 points in consecutive games was a not a surprise for Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Despite a slow start from the team's second overall pick in June's NBA draft, Kupchak has a lot of confidence in Russell as a prospect....
Mitch Kupchak doesn't scroll through message boards. He doesn't poll fans at Staples Center after demoralizing losses. He doesn't need to. He understands the angst among Lakers followers. He even sympathizes with them. "I do," the Lakers general manager said Monday in a phone interview with The...
Kobe Bryant’s retirement didn’t come as a surprise to Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak, though the timing of the announcement caught him slightly off guard. Kupchak admits that The post Lakers GM: ‘It’s Awkward’ Developing Young Players in Kobe Bryant’s Last Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Jabari Brown, General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today. Which means, unless the team makes another change, Metta World Peace has made the roster. Brown appeared in six games for the Lakers this preseason, averaging 6.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 0.8 assists in 14.3 minutes per game. In 19 games (five [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived forward Jonathan Holmes, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Holmes, an undrafted rookie out of the University of Texas, was originally signed by the Lakers on August 13. He appeared in two preseason games for Los Angeles, averaging 2.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 0.50 steals and 0.50 blocks [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Michael Frazier II and center Robert Upshaw, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Frazier II, an undrafted rookie from Florida, was originally signed by the Lakers on August 25. He appeared in four preseason games for Los Angeles, averaging 2.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 0.8 assists [...]
Former Lakers player Tracy Murray has been hired by the team as a shooting coach it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak In his position, Murray will work with head coach Byron Scott and his staff, focusing on improving the players shooting form and technique. “I’ve known Tracy a long time, and he was one [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their team option for the 2016-17 season on forward Julius Randle, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. This was a widely-expected move, as the team hopes Randle will emerge as a serious building block for the future. Randle, the seventh overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, only [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their team option for the 2016-17 season on forward Julius Randle, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Former Lakers player James Worthy has been hired by the team to work with the coaching staff it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. In his position, Worthy will work with head coach Byron Scott and his staff, focusing his attention on working with the Lakers big men. He will accompany the team to [...]
Mitch Kupchak, the general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, met with the local media Thursday and offered an update on Kobe Bryant ahead of training camp. According to Kupchak, The post Lakers Haven’t Had ‘Formal Discussions’ About Kobe Bryant’s Minutes appeared first on SLAMonline.