| May 21, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry has started to draw interest from other NBA teams to fill one of their head-coaching openings or to perform in the capacity he has in Los Angeles, as the offensive guru.
Although Gentry hasn’t yet...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:49 PM
Phil Jackson won two NBA championships as a teammate of Hall of Famers Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. He won 11 titles as a coach of all-time greats Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal.
For his next challenge, Jackson will try to win...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:34 PM
They are losing more games by larger margins than anyone could imagine. They are losing more fans in bigger chunks than anyone thought possible.
They have lost star players to injuries, star free agents to other teams, star power in their building to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:57 PM
The Phoenix Suns were in town and handed the Lakers much more to ponder beyond another surprisingly rare and easy victory.
The Suns couldn't control Chris Kaman, lost Sunday's game by a 115-99 score and offered the perfect time to explore some big-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:04 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The triangle offense is back in Los Angeles, but not in a way that would make Phil Jackson smile.
There are three distinct entities on these triangle points — Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni —...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:33 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Mitch Kupchak paused for several seconds. It wasn't an easy question to answer.
What will be Mike D'Antoni's fate?
Finally, the Lakers' general manager spoke briefly about the Lakers' coach.
"I'm not going to discuss Mike...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Lakers fans lost one of their favorite chants earlier this season, the "M-V-P" mantra reserved for the still-injured Kobe Bryant.
They lost another one Friday.
Phil Jackson joined the New York Knicks' front office as team...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The Lakers will soon begin what could be a lengthy search for a head coach.
Mike D'Antoni resigned on Wednesday, after the Lakers' worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles.
One name the team may consider is former Lakers assistant coach Ettore...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When the Lakers hired Coach Mike D'Antoni in November 2012, they made their decision soon after an interview with Phil Jackson.
Jackson expected to have the opportunity to either accept or reject the position, but the Lakers chose to go in a...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...