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MITCH KUPCHAK RUMORS

Mitch Kupchak on awkward Lakers presser: ‘It was kind of comical’

An incredibly awkward moment occurred earlier this week during a Los Angeles Lakers presser where Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass were introduced. Kobe Bryant did not attend, but his hovering presence was surely felt when the Lakers’ biggest acquisitions of the offseason were asked if any of them has had any contact with...Read More The post Mitch Kupchak on awkward...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers GM Thinks Team is Prepared to Make the Playoffs

One has to wonder if the Southern California smog has gotten to Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak. After what has been a questionable list of off-season moves and coming off a 21-win 2014-15 campaign, the executive somehow believes that his team is prepared to make a playoff run in the Western Conference: Is this Lakers squad equipped to make the playoffs? Lakers...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: A chance at the “ultimate” three

Pandemonium has officially hit the NBA with Lebron James’ decision to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat. The front offices of all 32 NBA teams are driving themselves insane trying to figure out how to lure the King out of South Beach and lead them to an NBA championship. The July 1st free agency period with future Hall of Fame franchise players Carmelo Anthony, Kevin...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Final 2014 Lakers mock draft

The Los Angeles Lakers first major decision of the offseason looms ahead as the 2014 NBA draft kicks off June 26th. Mitch Kupchak and the Buss family have decided to wait until after the draft to select their new coach, which leaves the team in an interesting predicament with the 7thpick. There are rumors swirling that the team is shopping the pick with Steve Nash’s expiring contract...
Via isportsweb.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing first round targets

With the deepest draft in years, the Los Angeles Lakers are in an outstanding position with the seventh pick in the upcoming NBA draft. It’s time to look at which players will still be on the board and which are the best picks for a team that has many needs. They probably should add a power forward to strengthen the 4 -5 positions with Noah Vonleh or Julius Randle. But maybe...
Via isportsweb.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak admits draft lottery may determine kind of coach team hires

The NBA’s Draft Lottery on May 20th could turn out to be a pretty important day in the history of the Los Angeles Lakers franchise: Not only could the purple and gold find themselves being catapulted into the top three of June’s 26th draft, but they could also end up hiring their new head coach based on their upcoming selection. In an interview with Mike Trudell from Lakers.com...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Roy Williams as the next head coach?

Roy Williams (Photo Credit: Gerry Broome A/P) As if the potential list of coaches for the Los Angeles Lakers vacant coaching position wasn’t long enough, another name has been added to the list– Roy Williams. Roy Williams is currently the head coach of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. He has held that role since 2003. Prior to coaching the Tar Heels, Williams was the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak says team will determine Mike D’Antoni’s future “in the near future”

So, will Mike D’Antoni stay or will he go? While many fans of the Los Angeles Lakers would like to see the coach fired as soon as possible, Mitch Kupchak indicated during his exit interview on Friday that the team would allow some time to pass before they meet with D’Antoni to determine his future with the franchise. “Mike [D’Antoni] mentioned that he’s going to go out...
Via Lakerholicz.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak named best negotiator in NBA by Houston Rockets general manager

At a time when some Laker fans are losing faith in general manager Mitch Kupchak, hearing his name being mentioned as one of the top negotiators in the league by a rival executive should serve as a decent confidence booster. While there are a great deal of fans who still appreciate Kupchak and have faith in his ability as a GM, there are some fans who have become concerned with his...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch Kupchak reiterates that Lakers may not use all available cap space this summer

Just because you have money doesn’t mean you have to spend it. That’s how the Los Angeles Lakers are thinking right now. The purple and gold are set to have the most cap space they’ve had in decades in just a few months’ time, yet that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll use it all up at once. “I don’t think that we’ll use our cap money to patch together a team for...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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