Magic Johnson questioned new coach Mike D’Antoni’s system with the slumping Los Angeles Lakers, saying “it doesn’t fit the talent the Lakers have.”
Kyrie Irving had a double-double, with 28 points and 11 assists, to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol is expected to miss his third straight game with tendinitis in his knees.
Kobe Bryant scored six of his 25 points in the final two minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on for a 95-90 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night in coach Mike D’Antoni’s sideline debut.
While Los Angeles Lakers fans might get their first chance to see new coach Mike D’Antoni on Tuesday night, the Brooklyn Nets will get their first look at a player who almost ended up on their team.
Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.
The Los Angeles Lakers introduced new head coach Mike D’Antoni at a press conference on Thursday afternoon at the El Segundo practice facility.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will introduce him at a news conference some time after 2 p.m., following the team’s practice in El Segundo.
Laker great Magic Johnson spoke his mind Wednesday on ESPN on the hiring of Mike D’Antoni after staying quiet for two days.
The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer be searching for a new coach when they take the floor Tuesday night, but their newest employee won’t be on the bench quite yet.
The Los Angeles Lakers hired Mike D’Antoni late Sunday night, signing the former coach of the Suns and Knicks to replace Mike Brown.