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Jeff Van Gundy

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  • Should Thunder consider new coach?

    Ask Kevin Durant Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel Here's the bigger question: Does Kevin Durant still want Scott Brooks to be the coach? If the answer is yes, then Oklahoma City will sign Brooks to an extension. Why is it taking so long? The Thunder...
  • Who was the biggest steal of NBA draft?

    Just a guess: Henson Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel You're asking me? I got Jay Bilas on speed-dial for you. Here's the best-kept secret when NBA writers talk about college players: They have no idea. They can only tell you who their coaches are....
  • The Orlando Magic finally have a chance to prove doubters wrong

    The Orlando Magic finally have a chance to prove doubters wrong
    The experts have spoken. Vegas oddsmakers, too. Computers even weighed in with intricate simulations. Just about everyone envisions tough times ahead for the Orlando Magic. On Friday night, the team will have its first opportunity to prove people wrong....
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

    Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80
    Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80. A self-made millionaire who built his...
  • Lakers' General Manager Mitch Kupchak says there's "no timetable" for coaching search

     
    With a cold and glaring stare, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak sat in American Airlines Arena witnessing the quick unraveling of the defending champions. The Lakers were only minutes away from a four-game sweep in the Western Conference semifinals...
  • Dirk Nowitzki's Game 1 performance leaves Kevin Durant practically speechless [Video]

     
    When asked why Dallas' Dirk Nowitski was so tough to defend, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant answered: "He's a 7-foot jump shooter. And he shoots one-legged fadeaways." Then Durant, the top scorer in the NBA this season, just shrugged and added,......
  • Numerology readings on the Lakers' coaching candidates

     
    Another month of NBA playoff basketball still awaits us. A possible prolonged lockout might follow suit. And everyone, particularly Laker fans, are going to drive themselves nuts should there be a busy off-season. In the wake of all of this, the Lakers...
  • Caught in the Web: Times columnist Bill Plaschke vouches for Jeff Van Gundy

     
    --The Times' Bill Plaschke argues the Lakers should hire Jeff Van Gundy as their next coach. --The Times' Mark Heisler muses about Cleveland getting the No. 1 and No. 4 draft picks. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding argues Mike Dunleavy is a...
  • Five thoughts on Mike Brown becoming the Lakers' coach

     
    Five thoughts on the reported deal for the Lakers to hire Mike Brown as their next coach: 1. The Lakers should've hired Brian Shaw. I'm not thrilled with the Lakers' decision ... scratch that ... Jim Buss' decision to hire Mike Brown as the new Lakers'...
  • Caught in the Web: Mike Brown could become the next Lakers coach

     
    -- The L.A. Times' Broderick Turner reports the Lakers have put together a deal to hire former Cleveland Cavaliers Coach Mike Brown as their new coach. Turner also reports that if Brown agrees to the deal, he'll sign a contract for $4 million to $4.5...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did a missed free throw by an Austin Peay player in 1987 change the direction of the New York Knicks?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: A missed free throw by an Austin Peay player in 1987 changed the direction of the New York Knicks for the next fifteen years. STATUS: Basically True. Clearly, the history of basketball is filled with seemingly minor decisions......