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Mitch Kupchak

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  • Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

    Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time
    Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle. Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
  • Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge

    Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge
    On Tuesday, Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and chief executive, accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by the San Francisco Giants. The challenge, which involves getting doused with a bucket of ice, is an Internet sensation designed...
  • Byron Scott sees tough road ahead for Lakers, but they'll play defense

    Byron Scott sees tough road ahead for Lakers, but they'll play defense
    Byron Scott wouldn't go on record as saying the Lakers will make the playoffs this coming season, but he vowed the team will surprise some of the naysayers. "I expect us to compete every night," said Byron Scott on radio Thursday to "The Dan Patrick...
  • Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track

    Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track
    Can the Lakers rebound from last year's injury-plagued, defenseless travesty of a 27-win season under Mike D'Antoni? It would be hard for any coach not to do better than that, but Byron Scott is the right hire to help get the Lakers back on track....
  • Scott takes on big challenge as Lakers coach

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes spelling of Jamaal in third graf, Randle in sixth graf, Caribbean in 14th graf; other minor edits Scott takes on big challenge as Lakers coach EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The stars were...
  • For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'

    For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'
    The touch of irony was there for all to see. Mike D'Antoni embraced the "Showtime" concept when he took the Lakers coaching job two years ago, saying he would love to employ the fun-and-run style that made them champions five times in the 1980s. But...
  • Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott

    Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott
    Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames. Jamaal Wilkes was "Silk." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was "Cap." Magic Johnson, conspicuous...
  • Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

    Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference
    The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes, and included an introduction and...
  • Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

    The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
  • Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency

    Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency
    Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers. First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
  • Lakers announce hiring of Scott

    The Sports Xchange Lakers announce hiring of Scott The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Monday that they signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract to be their head coach. ESPN reported Saturday that the Lakers and Scott agreed on a four-year, $17...
  • Lakers re-sign F Johnson

    The Sports Xchange Lakers re-sign F Johnson The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed free agent forward Wesley Johnson, the team announced Monday. Terms of the agreement were not released, but the Los Angeles Times reported the deal was expected to be for one...