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MIKE D`ANTONI RUMORS

Report: Mike D’Antoni Quits as Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers

Mike D’Antoni has resigned from his head coaching position with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Greg Beacham of the Associated Press. Knowing the Lakers would still be at least another season from contending, D’Antoni wanted the organization to pick up his option for the 2015-16 season. Their refusal ultimately led to his resignation. D’Antoni’s resignation ends a near...
Via Basketball Bicker
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni is still talking about Phil Jackson

There are two people that the current Los Angeles Lakers regime will never stop talking about and neither of them is Kobe Bryant.  Those semi-unfortunate objects of the Lakers malcontent and affection are former center Dwight Howard and ex-coach Phil Jackson. It seems that there is indeed a thin line between love and hate. Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni continues to allow the public...
Via Players View
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni calls Dwight Howard “mind-boggling.”

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni is talking about the departed Dwight Howard. D’Antoni says that he does not understand why Howard jumped ship to his third team in three years when he joined the Houston Rockets. Please click here to read this story. The post Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni calls Dwight Howard “mind-boggling.” appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss
PLAYOFFS?! PLAYOFFS?!

D'Antoni blasts Lakers after loss

Mike D'Antoni ripped the Lakers after their loss to the Wizards and even used the word "laughable" to describe his team's chances.

Via RealGM
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss
QUICK TRIGGER

Lakers GM: Buss' health played role in Brown's firing

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak reportedly said the health of the late Jerry Buss played a role in Mike Brown's firing.

Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike D'Antoni gets angry with reporter after loss to Cavs (Video)

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni got angry with a reporter during a postgame press conference after the team's 100-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, even going so far as to say "You're starting to p*** me off." D'Antoni did not appreciate a question being asked by L.A. Times columnist T.J. Simers that seemed to imply that D'Antoni wasn...
Via Holdout Sports
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni regrets leaving Suns for Knicks

Mike D’Antoni helped turn the Phoenix Suns into a championship contender before abruptly leaving for the New York Knicks after the 2008 season, and now the current Lakers coach says he regrets making the move. D’Antoni led the Suns to the playoffs four straight seasons. They even made back-to-back appearances in the Western Conference Finals, and I’ll argue if it weren’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2012  |  1 Comment

Lakers avoid a close call during Mike D’Antoni’s debut

Had the Lakers lost during Mike D’Antoni’s debut as the team’s Commander-In-Chief there may have been some slow singing and flower bringing out in Los Angeles. After the team passed on arguably the best suited coach for the job in Phil “The Zen Master” Jackson, the Lakers just had to win against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Please Click Here To Read This Story
Via Players View
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Roots run deep between Kobe, D'Antoni

Long before he was a coach in the NBA, Mike DAntoni was a pretty good point guard in Italy for Olimpia Milano, a team he led to five Italian League titles. No big deal, you say? How about this: One of DAntonis biggest fans was a kid whose father also played in Italy at the same time Kobe Bryant. "He was a little kid about 12-years-old who would come out on the court at...
Via Fox Sports West
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss
WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

Carmelo says all is well with D'Antoni

Carmelo Anthony says everything is fine between and Mike D'Antoni heading into the Olympics and still insists he had nothing to do with the former Knicks coach's departure.

Via Players View
July 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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