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Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on 2016 NBA Draft Plans

The Los Angeles Lakers won the lottery. That sounds dramatic, but general manager Mitch Kupchak and the organization gambled it all on another tanked season despite the risk of losing a pick. The suffering got Lakers fans one last memorable ride, one of the worst seasons in franchise history and the No. Show More Summary

Mitch Kupchak Comments on Lakers Landing No. 2 Pick in 2016 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers received the second overall selection of the 2016 NBA draft during Tuesday night's lottery. It's a huge asset to have for general manager Mitch Kupchak, who is tasked with turning this once-elite franchise back...Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest Reports Before 2016 NBA Draft Lottery

Though they probably wouldn't admit it, the Los Angeles Lakers have to love standing as the center of attention this offseason. General manager Mitch Kupchak and the Lakers have exited the Kobe Bryant era with just two pieces for the...Show More Summary

Lakers have a lot riding on the NBA draft lottery, but GM Mitch Kupchak doesn't want to talk about it

Mitch Kupchak refuses to talk about the Lakers' lottery possibilities. He doesn't want to jinx anything. He's not the type to turn and run when a black cat approaches, but there's a reason the Lakers' general manager is heavily superstitious right now. There's a lot at stake Tuesday in the NBA...

Byron Scott says his firing as Lakers coach came as a shock, but he still bleeds purple and gold

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

The text message from Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak arrived on a lazy Sunday afternoon, as Byron Scott was relaxing and baby sitting his granddaughters. It was a request for Scott to meet with Kupchak at the team's practice facility. Scott assured Kupchak that he'd be there around 7 that...

Lakers Trade Rumors: Mitch Kupchak Dismisses Idea Team Would Deal Top-3 Pick

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak Friday dismissed the idea that the team's front office would consider trading a top three selection in the 2016 NBA Draft. While appearing on the Thompson and Trudell radio show on ESPN710...Show More Summary

Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak talks about hiring Luke Walton as new coach

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Mitch Kupchak eased his way down from his general manager’s office with the Lakers on Friday and paused before saying: “We’re having a press conference and no coach,” said Kupckak, shaking his head, smiling. Kupchak then slowly walked to his seat at a table set up with a slew of microphones on...

Lakers hire Luke Walton as head coach

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.

Kupchak hopes Lakers' coaching search isn't lengthy

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't think his search for a new coach will take a long time.

Why all the animosity toward Lakers Coach Byron Scott? Firing him won't change anything

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....

Lakers' Byron Scott defends his coaching style

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...

Mitch Kupchack Refuses to Discuss Byron Scott’s Job Status

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: GM Mitch Kupchak Addresses All LA Lakers Trade Chatter

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 GM Mitch Kupchak doesn't have much to say about Coach Byron Scott

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...

Under-the-Radar Moves Los Angeles Lakers Could Make Before NBA's Trade Deadline

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

Lakers GM: ‘We Cannot Move on as a Team Until Kobe Leaves’

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.

Mitch Kupchak: D'Angelo Russell will be a 'very, very, very, very good player'

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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....

General Manager Mitch Kupchak hears Lakers fans, and feels their pain too

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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...

Lakers GM: ‘It’s Awkward’ Developing Young Players in Kobe Bryant’s Last Season

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.

Lakers waive Jabari Brown

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 [...]

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