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  • Lakers Report Card: Phil Jackson

     
    In the 15th edition of the Lakers Report Card, we focus on Coach Phil Jackson. Grade: B- While the Lakers sulked immediately following their 122-86 Game 4 eliminating loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference semifinals, Phil Jackson smiled....
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Mike Brown being hired as Lakers coach

     
    -- The L.A. Times' Mike Bresnahan and Broderick Turner report the following nuggets surrounding the Lakers' choice of Mike Brown as the team's head coach: The decision to hire Brown was mostly made by Jim Buss, the team's executive vice president of...
  • Highlighting the Twitter reaction regarding Mike Brown being named Lakers' coach

     
    Forget about reading Tweets in 140 characters or less. When it comes to big news, such as, say the Lakers (or Jim Buss) hiring Mike Brown as their head coach, the tweets are going to come out in full rapid fire. It's easy to follow this since I as well as...
  • Jerry Buss expresses appreciation for Shaquille O'Neal's presence with the Lakers

     
    Shaquille O'Neal once, in the middle of a preseason game, famously yelled out to Lakers owner Jerry Buss to "pay me." Skeptical of O'Neal's injury history and his $30-million-a-year asking price, Buss traded him in 2004. And the immediate aftermath...
  • Caught in the Web: Reaction to Mike Brown's introductory news conference

     
    --The Times' Bill Plaschke was impressed with Mike Brown's introductory news conference, but he's skeptical on how it might work out. --The Times' T.J. Simers expresses skepticism on whether Brown will get along with Kobe Bryant. --The Times' Mike...
  • Mike Brown brings enthusiasm to introductory press conference

     
    Below are the highlights from the comments made by Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike Brown at Tuesday's news conference. Kupchak's timeline on hiring Brown --A week following the Lakers regular season, Kupchak said, the coaching search...
  • Top 5 Shaq moments as a Laker

     
    1. Lakers' three-peat. Regardless of whether some believe Shaquille O'Neal's eight-year tenure with the Lakers could've gone better had his relationship with Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Jerry Buss didn't sour, he didn't always report to training camp...
  • Shaquille O'Neal expresses gratitude toward the Lakers

     
    In a press conference that consisted of plenty of jokes, some remorse for struggling from the free throw line and some revisionist history, former Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal gave his official retirement announcement at his Orlando residence,...
  • Lakers mailbag: More questions on the Lakers' offseason needs

     
    Below is the second edition of Lakers mailbag, a weekly fixture I will present every Friday. The success of this hinges on everyone participating. So if you have a question you've wanted answered, email me at the address below or leave a comment in the...
  • Should Lakers fans root for the Miami Heat or the Dallas Mavericks?

     
    Lakers fans are in quite an uncomfortable situation. To root for Dallas or to root for Miami, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of cheering for a team that swept you, or to embrace a sea of trouble by...
  • Advice for Lakers fans?

     
    Lakers fans are in quite an uncomfortable situation. To root for Dallas or to root for Miami, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of cheering for a team that swept......
  • How much change should the Lakers make to their roster?

     
    Whether the Lakers are coming off a championship season or under-performing in a shortened season, there's one thing that keeps fans unified and divided: trade talk. Unified because every fan wants to size up any trade scenario imaginable, wondering if...