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  • 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]...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'
    The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while. "We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to┬áLakers.com on Monday. Coach Mike...
  • NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards

    NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards
    A look at how the two series that start on Monday night shape up. 2 Oklahoma City vs. 3 Clippers Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook averaged a combined 55.5 points per game during the Thunder's...
  • Clippers prepare for series against Oklahoma City Thunder

    Clippers prepare for series against Oklahoma City Thunder
    Less than 48 hours after experiencing the euphoric high of winning an emotional Game 7 at Staples Center, the Clippers must gather themselves to play another basketball game. They will face the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference...
  • Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update

    Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie used Twitter to diffuse talk of his moving to the NBA. "Don't believe everything you hear!!" he tweeted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. "Only meeting I have is with my team on Thursday at Gampel. We are preparing every day for greatness!!!"...
  • 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...
  • Bucks confirm deal with Nets for Kidd

    Bucks confirm deal with Nets for Kidd
    The Milwaukee Bucks made their hiring of Jason Kidd as coach official on Tuesday after finalizing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets received a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019 as compensation for Kidd, who spent one season as their coach...
  • Broadcasters critical, humorous during AC-gate

    Broadcasters critical, humorous during AC-gate
    Being a Spurs fan took on a whole new meaning during Game 1 of the NBA Finals when the spectators were reduced to fanning themselves with programs and their hands when the air conditioning in the AT&T Center broke early in the first half. Before the...
  • Derek Fisher reportedly agrees to become New York Knicks head coach

    Derek Fisher reportedly agrees to become New York Knicks head coach
    Multiple reports have Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks finalizing a deal to make the former Lakers guard a well-paid head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, Fisher could earn in the range of $25 million over five years. The Knicks, who have not...