Category: Mike D’Antoni

Mike D’Antoni Says He Is Focused On Adjusting for Game Two, Not What Kobe Bryant Is Tweeting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their first playoff game on Sunday. But during the game, the focus wasn't on how L.A. could stop Tony Parker or Tim Duncan. It wasn't about what the Lakers could do to eliminate their turnovers. It wasn't on the Lakers awful shooting performance. The focus ...

Steve Nash Says Lakers Have Been “A Coach’s Nightmare in a lot of Ways”

Monday, April 8th, 2013

It's been a trying season for the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers. Veteran Steve Nash joined the team in the summertime because he thought he'd have a chance to make a title run in L.A., but Nash and his talented teammates are just fighting now to make the playoffs. Nash isn't ...

Metta World Peace Believes the Lakers Can Get By Without Him

Monday, April 1st, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes took a hit last week when they lost Metta World Peace for four to six weeks and then Kobe Bryant was dinged up as well. Bryant played Saturday and the Lakers are actually 2-1 since World Peace went down, but they're neck and neck ...

Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni: Playoffs are Our Goal and We Have Enough Pieces to Win

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' roller-coaster season took another turn Wednesday when they found out Pau Gasol could miss four to six weeks. The news comes at a time where they've won six of their last seven games, climbing within three games of eighth place in the West. Nonetheless, coach Mike D'Antoni ...

Kobe Bryant Says He Had to Create Conflict and Confrontation to Try to Get Things to Change in L.A.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

It has been a really tough season for the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have dealt with numerous injuries, but the biggest problem has been the inability of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard to come together and learn how to play the right way with each ...

Alvin Gentry Says Lakers Fans Need to Be Patient With Mike D’Antoni and When the Team Gets Healthy Things Will Turn Around

Monday, January 28th, 2013

After the offseason additions the Lakers made, they were looked at as a championship contender in the NBA. Now they will just be lucky to get the playoffs. The coaching change to Mike D'Antoni hasn't gone as well as L.A. thought it would and the Lakers are still sitting under ...

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 ...

Amar’e Stoudemire: My Comments About Learning Defense from Mike Woodson were a Compliment and Not a Shot at Mike D’Antoni

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Amar'e Stoudemire made some headlines last week when he openly admitted that Mike Woodson was the first coach that taught him how to play defense. The Knicks' power forward made his season debut last week and is averaging nine points per game coming off the bench for New York in ...

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 ...

Antawn Jamison: “For us, I think it’s finally sinking in”

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Lost in the crazy number of offseason pickups for the Los Angeles Lakers, including Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, was Antawn Jamison. Jamison was brought to LA to help stabilize what had become a bit of a disappointing bench recently. However, like almost everyone else at the beginning of this ...