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Mike Brown (basketball)

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  • Anthony Bennett, Victor Oladipo play first regular-season game against each other

    Anthony Bennett and Victor Oladipo are forever linked. The Cleveland Cavaliers made Bennett the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. The Orlando Magic selected Oladipo second overall. On Friday night, they played their first regular-season game...
  • 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...
  • Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson

    Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson
    In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November. In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coach Mike D'Antoni looking forward to a 'normal' season with Lakers

    Coach Mike D'Antoni looking forward to a 'normal' season with Lakers
    Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni is looking forward to a "normal" season after last year's difficult trek. "I'm looking forward to getting to know the guys. See how they interact with each other -- see if we can have a little bit [more] chemistry this year...
  • Steve Nash out; Kobe Bryant will play against Clippers

    Steve Nash will not play Friday night against the Clippers. Nash, who suffered a lower-leg contusion Wednesday against Portland, is listed as day to day. Lakers Coach Mike Brown said that there's no timeline for his return. "He didn't do anything...
  • Mike D'Antoni's staff continues to evolve; Ham out, Lewis in

    Mike D'Antoni's staff continues to evolve; Ham out, Lewis in
    The Lakers' final non-Mike D'Antoni assistant coach left over the weekend as Darvin Ham joined the Atlanta Hawks under Coach Mike Budenholzer. “Darvin has a great feel for the game and knows what it takes for a team to be successful and compete at...