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Mike Brown (basketball)

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  • Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning

    Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning
    Dear Pat Haden, there's no rule that says that you can't fire a coach after a win. Lane Kiffin's offense is the albatross of his team. Kiffin's offense makes Mike Brown's Lakers offense look like Showtime. Please do Kiffin and the Trojan Nation a favor...
  • Jermaine Taylor relishes his return to Central Florida

    Jermaine Taylor relishes his return to Central Florida
    Former Tavares High and UCF guard Jermaine Taylor relishes every opportunity to play in Orlando. After he spent last season playing overseas and for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League, Taylor suited up Friday night for the Cleveland...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • Jim Buss says Dwight Howard was never really a Laker

    Jim Buss says Dwight Howard was never really a Laker
    Lakers owners/executives Jim and Jeanie Buss have different views on the exit of Dwight Howard. "He was never really a Laker," Jim said to Ric Bucher of The Hollywood Reporter. "He was just passing through." "It's disappointing that Dwight isn't here,...
  • And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss

    And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss
    It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss. The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
  • Kobe Bryant: 'I had a good relationship' with Mike Brown

    Kobe Bryant: 'I had a good relationship' with Mike Brown
    After Lakers Coach Mike Brown was fired Friday, Kobe Bryant took to Facebook to voice his support for his former coach. "Tough day," Bryant wrote. "I've seen coaches as well as friends come and go. No matter how many years I've been playing, it's still...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?

    Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?
    In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish. In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
  • Lakers week in review

    Lakers week in review
    Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre. The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
  • Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan on the team's challenging season

    Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan recently left the team to become head coach at  Rutgers. Jordan was brought in by Mike Brown to help teach the Lakers a version of the Princeton offense but Brown was let go five games into the regular season....
  • Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy

    Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy
    The transition from Mike Brown to Mike D'Antoni as coach early last season was an awkward time for the Lakers. "Clumsy is not a bad characterization," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Thursday to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio. The Lakers fired Brown...