Category: Steve Nash

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 ...

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 ...

Steve Nash: “Our Goal is to Make the Playoffs. If we Make the Playoffs, Maybe we can Re-adjust Our Goals.”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

When Steve Nash became a member of the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, the goal was to finally chase that championship ring that had eluded him in Phoenix. Well it sure hasn't been a season the 38-year-old point guard had envisioned going into his 17th year in the NBA . Heading ...

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers Are Still Trying to Dig Out of the Hole They Created for Themsleves Early This Season

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

When the Lakers pieced together their roster this offseason, there were visions of an NBA Championship. It's been a lot more difficult than many thought and it doesn't seem to be getting much easier for Los Angeles either. While Kobe Bryant continues to lead the league in scoring and Steve ...

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, ...

Mike D’Antoni Admits Even He Was Surprised He Was Hired in L.A.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Just about everyone on the planet was shocked when the Los Angeles Lakers hired a new head coach and the guy's name wasn't Phil Jackson. Even Mike D'Antoni, the man the Lakers hired, admits he was surprised, and also says he's got friends who are Lakers fans that are disappointed. D'Antoni ...

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 ...