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  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'
    The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while. "We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to¬†Lakers.com on Monday. Coach Mike...
  • Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick

    Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick
    The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick. "We have not been in [the lottery]...
  • In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild

    In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild
    Kobe Bryant's knee is fully healed, according to the Lakers All-Star guard, currently in Brazil to watch the World Cup. "I'm 100%," said Bryant in an interview on Brazilian television. "This summer I'm training really hard.  The organization is...
  • Such a great Lakers team; it stings that Jackson and Fisher are Knicks

    The NBA's greatest frontman and his favorite backup singer stood together on a crowded hardwood floor, cameras whirring and lights flashing, their hands gently placed on the same basketball for a pose they have been practicing for years. Phil Jackson...
  • Lakers coach: Are John Calipari, Mike Krzyzewski, Kevin Ollie a fit?

    After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers. The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
  • Lakers in no hurry to name a coach

    The Lakers might redefine the phrase "slow-speed chase." They are in no hurry to fill the coaching vacancy created Wednesday by Mike D'Antoni's resignation and are planning a long search with many candidates. George Karl, Jeff Van Gundy, Kurt Rambis...
  • A key to becoming next Lakers coach? Know how to use Kobe Bryant

    A key to becoming next Lakers coach? Know how to use Kobe Bryant
    The Lakers are slowly moving toward finding a new head coach. Very slowly. "I would not anticipate hiring a coach in the next two or three weeks," Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday in a conference call with reporters. But a key...
  • Mike Dunleavy reportedly interviews for Lakers coaching position

    After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy. Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers coach needs to get the most out of Kobe Bryant

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers coach needs to get the most out of Kobe Bryant
    The Lakers are slowly moving toward finding a new head coach. Very slowly. "I would not anticipate hiring a coach in the next two or three weeks," Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday during a conference call with reporters. A key...
  • Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position

    Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position
    On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position. "To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. Scott said he met with...