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  • Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

    On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
  • Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job

    Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job
    The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate. The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
  • 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...
  • Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher reunite as Knicks hire Fisher as coach

    Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway. A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
  • Such a great Lakers team; it stings that Jackson and Fisher are Knicks

    The NBA's greatest frontman and his favorite backup singer stood together on a crowded hardwood floor, cameras whirring and lights flashing, their hands gently placed on the same basketball for a pose they have been practicing for years. Phil Jackson...
  • NBA free agency rumors already in midseason form

     NBA free agency rumors already in midseason form
    NBA free agency doesn't begin until July 1, but rumors already are in midseason form. The latest came courtesy of ESPN.com, which reported the Heat internally are pondering ways to add Carmelo Anthony to its Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and...
  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy

    Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy
    The Lakers continue interviewing players and coaches from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis for their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D’Antoni, who resigned from the team four weeks ago. The Lakers have...
  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching position

    The Lakers interviewed another celebrated player from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis recently about their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D'Antoni, who resigned four weeks ago. The Lakers have now...
  • Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach

    Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach
    The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss. The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
  • Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules

    Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules
    The Lakers are in need of a head coach -- why not Kobe Bryant as player-coach? Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak rencently said the team's next head coach will need to know how to get the most out of Bryant. "We have a player on our team right...
  • Readers' Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag
    It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....