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Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina
Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina

The Lakers are taking their time to hire a replacement for Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as head coach on April 30. The list of interviewees thus far includes Byron Scott, Lionel Hollins, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis and Mike Dunleavy, and it could grow to include former Laker Derek Fisher, among others. Pau Gasol, touring Jerusalem to promote communication and coexistence, recently gave his thoughts on two international coaches. "[David] Blatt could coach in the NBA, but it's a matter of finding the right opportunity," said Gasol to Eurobasket.  "The NBA is a different league and system. Ettore Messina is another coach who'd like to try coaching in the...

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