Mike D’Antoni, Jerry Sloan are oddsmakers’ picks to coach Lakers
Hours after news spread that Mike Brown was fired as Lakers coach, Bovada released odds on who will take over at the helm.
Mike D’Antoni and Jerry Sloan are favored 2-1, according to the popular betting site.
They are followed by Phil Jackson and Brian Shaw, whose odds are tied at 5-1.
Brown was fired Friday after the Lakers skidded to a 1-4 start and were winless in eight preseason games.
Here’s a complete list of the team’s new odds, courtesy of the site:
Who will be the next full-time head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers?
Mike D’Antoni 2-1
Jerry Sloan 2-1
Phil Jackson 5-1
Brian Shaw 5-1
Nate Mcmillan 6-1
Bernie Bickerstaff 8-1
Total regular season wins for the Los Angeles Lakers
Over / Under 49.5
How will the Lakers 2012-13 season end?
Do not make the playoffs 13-2
Eliminated in first round 23-10
Eliminated in conference semifinals 5-1
Eliminated in conference finals 9-2
Eliminated in the finals 7-2
Win NBA title 4-1
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