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As Lakers prepare for coaching search, Ettore Messina could make list
As Lakers prepare for coaching search, Ettore Messina could make list

The Lakers will soon begin what could be a lengthy search for a head coach. Mike D'Antoni resigned on Wednesday, after the Lakers' worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles. One name the team may consider is former Lakers assistant coach Ettore Messina, who spent one season (2011-12) with the team as part of Mike Brown's staff. Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski recently tweeted about Messina, who is an Italian. A candidate Lakers management and Kobe Bryant share a fondness: Euro legend Ettore Messina. He impressed as assistant under Mike Brown. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 1, 2014 Messina is coaching CSKA Moscow, trying to win the Russian...

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