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  • Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments

    Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments
    The New York Knicks have serious interest in hiring former Laker Derek Fisher as head coach. Knicks president Phil Jackson hasn't been shy about talking about the Fisher possibility, resulting in a $25,000 fine by the NBA for tampering. A team...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The NBA playoffs advanced to the second round, but the Lakers have been on vacation for almost a month. Jodie Meeks completed his degree at the University of Kentucky, graduating over the weekend. Nick Young received votes for the NBA sixth man of the...
  • Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach

    Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach
    The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss. The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
  • 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]...
  • Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge

    Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge
    Who will be the next coach of the Lakers? According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites. Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
  • 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...
  • Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list

    Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list
    The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate. It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
  • 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...