Category: Mike Brown

Mike Brown Says He Wasn’t In the Picture When LeBron James Left Cleveland

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Cavs turned back the clock yesterday. They introduced Mike Brown as the team's head coach. For the second time. Just three years after firing him. That's unheard of. Some people may remember him as the guy with the ever-changing glasses whose first opportunity as a head coach was with ...

Mike Brown Opens Up About his Firing, Believes Mike D’Antoni is a Good Coach

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

This past November Mike Brown was fired as Lakers head coach after a disappointing 1-4 start to the season. The last we heard of Brown was after he released a brief statement following his dismissal. Without further adieu, here's Brown's take on his brief time in Los Angeles and working with ...

Mike D’Antoni Doesn’t Believe Mike Brown’s Firing Was Fair, Feels Lakers Will Be A Changed Team Once Steve Nash Returns

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The shock of Mike D'Antoni being hired by the Lakers as head coach is starting to wear off, but Los Angeles is struggling to gel as a team. Pau Gasol looks lost on the court at times and the team is clearly suffering from a quick transition to a new ...

Mitch Kupchak Breaks Down the Decision to Hire Mike D’Antoni Over Phil Jackson

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Perhaps we'll never truly know what all the parties were hoping, thinking or doing when it comes to the recent coaching situation with the Los Angeles Lakers. Every party -- new coach Mike D'Antoni, spurned coaching contender Phil Jackson and now Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak -- have given their take, ...

Gary Payton Believes Lakers May Have Made A Mistake By Not Hiring Phil Jackson Again

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

It's been a turbulent few days in Los Angeles. The Lakers fired Mike Brown after coaching only five games this season and his team sporting a 1-4 start out of the gate. Dwight Howard wasn't 100 percent yet this season and Steve Nash went down with an injury, but none ...

Metta World Peace Doesn’t Seem to Feel Bad for Mike Brown

Monday, November 12th, 2012

After an offseason that brought Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to Los Angeles to team up with Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant, a 1-4 start was unacceptable and it wasn't going to fly for a team with championship aspirations. Mike Brown learned that the hard way when the Lakers fired him ...

Mike Brown On Kobe Bryant’s Status: “For Him To Be Out, It’s A Significant Injury”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Preseason records are rarely indicative of regular-season results to come. That said, it's a bit troublesome when a highly-touted NBA team goes 0-8 in the preseason. That's what happened to Mike Brown and his new-look Los Angeles Lakers, but Brown thinks he has a grip on what ailed his guys ...

Mike Brown Says Christmas Came Early Thanks to Multiple Santas in Mitch Kupchak and the Buss Family

Monday, October 1st, 2012

It's been a great summer for Mike Brown and the Los Angeles Lakers. Just think, about five months ago, the Lakers were exiting the playoffs after a loss against the Thunder thinking that maybe their time had past. Instead, Los Angeles spent the summer re-tooling their roster and added Steve ...

In His Second Season in Los Angeles Mike Brown Will Have No Excuses

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers exited the playoffs in disappointing fashion this past season. After their second round loss, Los Angeles decided to completely revamp their team and now they look loaded looking ahead to next season. The most amazing part about it is LA was able to reload while at ...

Mike Brown Is Hoping LeBron James Wins His First NBA Title One Day But Not at the Expense of His Lakers

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Mike Brown has been very fortunate in his coaching career to this point. He has had the opportunity to coach both LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. After cutting his teeth as an assistant coach, Brown was given his first opportunity to be a head coach in Cleveland where he had ...