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  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy

    Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy
    The Lakers continue interviewing players and coaches from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis for their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D’Antoni, who resigned from the team four weeks ago. The Lakers have...
  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching position

    The Lakers interviewed another celebrated player from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis recently about their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D'Antoni, who resigned four weeks ago. The Lakers have now...
  • 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...
  • Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules

    Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules
    The Lakers are in need of a head coach -- why not Kobe Bryant as player-coach? Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak rencently said the team's next head coach will need to know how to get the most out of Bryant. "We have a player on our team right...
  • 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 should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina

    Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina
    The Lakers are taking their time to hire a replacement for Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as head coach on April 30. The list of interviewees thus far includes Byron Scott, Lionel Hollins, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis and Mike Dunleavy, and it could grow to...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers will get good player with seventh pick

    Not long after the Lakers fell from sixth to seventh in the draft lottery, yet another loss after a hapless season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak insisted they would get a solid player. He continued to feel that way Wednesday after watching 12 players...
  • Lakers work out 12 players before draft

    The future of the Lakers walked into their training facility Wednesday. Maybe. The team worked out 12 players in anticipation of the NBA draft, hoping to find the right one before selecting seventh overall June 26. Notably absent were the consensus...
  • Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

    On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
  • Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job

    Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job
    The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate. The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
  • 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...