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Phil Jackson won 11 titles as an NBA coach, but the Lakers' victory in seven games over the Boston Celtics in 2010 stands out as his favorite. "For me, this was the most gratifying victory of my career," writes Jackson in his upcoming book, "Eleven...
addCustomPlayer('1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', 'eplayer15'); OKLAHOMA CITY -- With their trademark grit-and-grind mentality, the Memphis Grizzlies are making history for a franchise with little prior...
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...
Heading into Friday night's battle against the San Antonio Spurs, the Lakers have better odds to get to the NBA Finals than the Houston Rockets — at least according to gambling website Bovada. The Lakers, down 0-2 against the Spurs while playing...
It is the chant that has defined the season, yet somehow has not defined the man. The most amazing thing about the derisive jeer that has rained upon Mike D'Antoni's slumped shoulders for the last six months is that not once has he jeered back. "We want...
The Lakers hit a playoff dead end in Week 26, trying to beat the San Antonio Spurs with a decimated skeleton crew. TNT and NBA TV analysts Steve Kerr, Kenny Smith and Dennis Scott all agreed that the Lakers had no real chance against San Antonio....
There's unanimity within the Lakers. Kobe Bryant and General Manager Mitch Kupchak both want Dwight Howard to return. There's also a problem within the Lakers: Howard isn't so sure. He declined to reveal which way he was leaning after his one-year run...
Mike Brown and the Cleveland Cavaliers are getting back together. Brown, who led the Cavaliers to the playoffs in all five seasons he coached them from 2005-10 and was fired by the Lakers five games into this season, has agreed in principle to return as...
The Clippers have now sold out 92 straight home games with Saturday night's playoff victory in Staples Center. I have always thought it fascinating that there are 19,060 Clippers fans in all of Southern California and every one of them goes to every home...
addCustomPlayer('1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', 'eplayer15'); Yay? One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday. Appropriately, it happened with only...
Former Lakers coach Mike Brown is expected to be the next coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to multiple reports. Brown took over for Phil Jackson in 2011, managing the Lakers through the lockout-shortened season. After starting the 2012-13...
SAN ANTONIO — Something was missing. Actually, someone was missing. It had a lot to do with scoring, as in not enough of it for the Lakers, in a grueling, often boring 91-79 loss Sunday to the San Antonio Spurs. Kobe Bryant was present only on...
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