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Mike Brown (basketball)

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  • Lakers begin playoffs with a '1996' vibe, and that could be bad

    Lakers begin playoffs with a '1996' vibe, and that could be bad
    The last time they tried this, it didn't go so well. The last time the Lakers attempted to win a playoff series without Kobe Bryant, they had home-court advantage, a future Hall of Famer, and absolutely no chance. The year was 1996, and after lurching...
  • Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan on the team's challenging season

    Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan on the team's challenging season
    Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan recently left the team to become head coach at  Rutgers. Jordan was brought in by Mike Brown to help teach the Lakers a version of the Princeton offense but Brown was let go five games into the regular season....
  • Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?

    Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?
    In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish. In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
  • Think the Lakers should let Dwight Howard go? Think again

    Think the Lakers should let Dwight Howard go? Think again
    We have a major difference of opinion. And I understand why you are wrong. You began the season thinking, and being told by the media, the Lakers were going to be great because they had so much talent. You didn't get it in the first five games, so Mike...
  • 'Act of Valor' director Scott Waugh lists Hollywood Hills compound

    'Act of Valor' director Scott Waugh lists Hollywood Hills compound
    Director Scott Waugh has put his compound in Hollywood Hills on the market at $1.099 million. Built in 1915, Casa De Vasquez includes a three-bedroom, two-bathroom main house of 1,332 square feet, a detached office, a two-story guesthouse and a detached...
  • Jeanie Buss doesn't think Phil Jackson is done coaching

    Jeanie Buss doesn't think Phil Jackson is done coaching
    Lakers co-owner and executive Jeanie Buss doesn't think Phil Jackson is done coaching. "It has to be the right situation," Buss said Thursday during a live radio segment on ESPN Los Angeles (710 AM). Buss, who is engaged to Jackson, said the former...
  • Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy

    Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy
    The transition from Mike Brown to Mike D'Antoni as coach early last season was an awkward time for the Lakers. "Clumsy is not a bad characterization," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Thursday to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio. The Lakers fired Brown...
  • Lakers week in review

    Lakers week in review
    Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre. The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
  • Jordan Farmar 'in a great place' back on Lakers' bench

    Jordan Farmar 'in a great place' back on Lakers' bench
    Jordan Farmar had to leave, had to distance himself from Los Angeles and the Lakers, before he could realize he belongs here and that nothing would feel as good to him as wearing purple and gold. Farmar, a product of Woodland Hills Taft High and two...
  • Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson

    Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson
    In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November. In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
  • Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning

    Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning
    Dear Pat Haden, there's no rule that says that you can't fire a coach after a win. Lane Kiffin's offense is the albatross of his team. Kiffin's offense makes Mike Brown's Lakers offense look like Showtime. Please do Kiffin and the Trojan Nation a favor...