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Derek Fisher announced as Coach of the New York Knicks at a press conference on June 10, 2014 in Greenburgh, New York. (credit: Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derek Fisher Officially Hired As Head Coach Of New York Knicks

He has every attribute the New York Knicks need — except experience as a coach, the job they hired him to do.

06/10/2014

Head coach Byron Scott of the New Orleans Hornets tries to get the attention of referee Tre Maddox during a preseason game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on October 22, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 126-92. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Lakers Interview Byron Scott For Head Coach Spot

The Los Angeles Lakers are continuing the search for their third head coach in three years.

05/22/2014

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Derrick Favors #15 and Jeremy Evans #40 at EnergySolutions Arena on April 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (credit: Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Young Scores 41 To Lead Lakers Past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young scored a season-high 43 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

04/14/2014

Courtney Lee #5 and Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies celebrate during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Grizzlies Remain In Playoff Hunt With 102-90 Win Over Lakers

Mike Conley scored 24 points and Memphis pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-90 on Sunday night, moving the Grizzlies a game ahead of idle Phoenix in the race for the final Western Conference playoff berth.

04/13/2014

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Match Franchise Record 53rd Loss With Massive 145-130 Loss To Rockets

When the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.

04/08/2014

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Report: Lakers Agree To Multiyear Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers have extended the contract of general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to ESPN Los Angeles.

04/08/2014

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against Kendall Marshall #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Griffin, Paul Lead Clippers In Rout Of Lakers, 120-97

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung another rout on the Lakers, winning 120-97 Sunday to take three of four games this season from their beleaguered Staples Center co-tenants.

04/06/2014

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers dunks against Chris Kaman #9 and Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. N (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lillard Leads Blazers To 124-112 Win Over Lakers

Damian Lillard scored 34 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 31 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 124-112 Tuesday night.

04/01/2014

Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Portland Trailblazers on March 3, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (credit: Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers’ Gasol Diagnosed With Vertigo, Doubtful For Tuesday

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with vertigo.

03/24/2014

Austin Rivers #25 of the New Orleans Pelicans has his shot challenged by Robert Sacre #50 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pelicans Beat Lakers 132-125 To End 8-Game Skid

Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.

03/04/2014

George Hill #3 of the Indiana Pacers shoots against the Los Angeles Lakers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

George, Defense Lead Pacers Over Lakers, 118-98

Indiana already had the league’s No. 1 defense. The Lakers discovered Tuesday that the Pacers’ offense is becoming just as potent.

02/25/2014

Kent Bazemore of Lakers falls down while blocking Xaviwer Henry during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center on February 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Lakers Fall To Nets In Collins’ Debut, 108-102

Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.

02/23/2014

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Lakers Match Franchise Record 6th Straight Home Loss With 96-79 Defeat

Reserve Alec Burks scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz sent the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers to a franchise record-tying sixth straight home loss, 96-79 on Tuesday night.

02/11/2014

David West #21 of the Indiana Pacers shoots against Jordan Hill #27 of the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on January 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

League-Leading Pacers Hand Lakers Conference-Worst 30th Loss

David West scored 19 points, Lance Stephenson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers wrapped up a five-game road trip with a 104-92 victory over the spiraling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

01/28/2014

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Lakers Return For First Post-Buss Era Practice

The Los Angeles Lakers returned to their first day of practice on Tuesday following the death of team owner Dr. Jerry Buss.

02/19/2013

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