RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mitch Kupchak

A collection of news and information related to Mitch Kupchak published by this site and its partners.

Top Mitch Kupchak Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • Mitch Kupchak says Lakers won't throw in the towel next season

    Mitch Kupchak says Lakers won't throw in the towel next season
    A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters. Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
  • Opener vs. Bulls start of something bigger?

    Opener vs. Bulls start of something bigger?
       The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs ended their seasons shaking their heads as they exited AmericanAirlines Arena.    Had Roy Hibbert not been pulled at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Pacers might never have been...
  • 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...
  • Mitch Kupchak doesn't see reason for Lakers to tank for lottery

    Mitch Kupchak doesn't see reason for Lakers to tank for lottery
    Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick. "The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
  • Kobe Bryant sees a return to Pau Gasol as a return to winning

    Kobe Bryant sees a return to Pau Gasol as a return to winning
    In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles. "We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
  • Robert Horry recalls confrontation with Kobe Bryant

    Robert Horry recalls confrontation with Kobe Bryant
    Before Kobe Bryant spoke Thursday night at "Kobe Up Close Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel," Robert Horry took the stage. "[Bryant] has all kinds of accolades, all kinds of praise going, but he's still working hard every day," Horry said. "It makes you want to...
  • 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),...
  • Nick Mazzella leaves Lakers' PR department to join D-Fenders as GM

    The D-Fenders have hired Nick Mazzella as their general manager, President/CEO Joey Buss has announced. Mazzella spent the last nine years with the Lakers' public relations department.  Now he will join the team's NBA D-League affiliate in a prominent...
  • 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...
  • Kobe Bryant's future with Lakers after this season is up in the air

    Kobe Bryant's future with Lakers after this season is up in the air
    Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point. The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers. Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...