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  • 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...
  • Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs

    Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs
    Kentucky coach John Calipari and the Cleveland Cavaliers discussed a seven-year, $60 million-plus contract, according to Yahoo Sports. The proposed deal would have made Calipari the president and coach, giving him having final say on roster moves over...
  • 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]...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech athletes outperform peers in Academic Progress Rates

    Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports. The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
  • Top Salaries Among College Coaches

    Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches: Coach…………….Position…………...Salary…&#...
  • Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position

    Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position
    On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position. "To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. Scott said he met with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jodie Meeks graduating today from University of Kentucky

    Jodie Meeks graduating today from University of Kentucky
    Lakers guard Jodie Meeks will graduate from the University of Kentucky on Saturday, five years after leaving the Wildcats for the NBA. "It feels good," Meeks said at a news conference in Kentucky on Thursday. "It's gratifying to myself and my family...