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  • 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....
  • Knicks' Jackson to Anthony: Opt in

    Knicks' Jackson to Anthony: Opt in
    Throughout his Hall of Fame coaching career that included six championships with the Bulls, Phil Jackson developed a well-earned reputation for getting stars to buy in to a greater team concept. If Jackson is able to replicate that success in one of his...
  • Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments

    Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments
    The New York Knicks have serious interest in hiring former Laker Derek Fisher as head coach. Knicks president Phil Jackson hasn't been shy about talking about the Fisher possibility, resulting in a $25,000 fine by the NBA for tampering. A team...
  • Warriors turn to TV analyst Steve Kerr to be their next coach

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level. The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday,...
  • Letters: What went wrong with the Clippers?

    Letters: What went wrong with the Clippers?
    Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted. Ken Blake Brea ::...
  • Stan Van Gundy attends the final day of the NBA Draft Combine

    Stan Van Gundy attends the final day of the NBA Draft Combine
    CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday. Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...
  • Mike Dunleavy reportedly interviews for Lakers coaching position

    After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy. Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
  • Phil Jackson says the late Jerry Buss made decision to hire D'Antoni

    Phil Jackson says the late Jerry Buss made decision to hire D'Antoni
    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...
  • 'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley

    'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley
    The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage. This a dynasty or a soap...