Pau Gasol leaving Lakers for Bulls
himself in a tug-of-war between his desire to be in the post and the perimeter-oriented schemes of former coach Mike D ' Antoni 's small-ball offense. The back and forth was sometimes played out publicly in the media and ended when Gasol
Tuesday's Sports In Brief
standing behind him in a towering show of support. The Lakers finally hired a new coach almost three months after Mike D ' Antoni 's resignation on April 30. General manager Mitch Kupchak opened the news conference by thanking Scott for his patience
Reports: Lakers offer head coaching position to Byron Scott
the only team left in the NBA without a head coach and have conducted an exhaustive search to find a replacement for Mike D ’ Antoni , who resigned in April. The list of contenders included Mike Dunleavy, Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins
Lakers finally confirm hiring of Byron Scott as head coach
complex. Scott told reporters last weekend he had been hired by the Lakers, who have been without a coach since Mike D ' Antoni resigned April 30. Scott is the 25th head coach in the 16-time NBA champions' franchise history. General manager
Marques: Lakers' surprise pick
Marques Johnson discusses the Lakers choosing Mike D'Antoni as their new head coach.
Lakers reflect on loss of Buss
Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol & Mike D'Antoni remember Jerry Buss.
Spurs' Big 3 handle Lakers
Gregg Popovich and Mike D'Antoni on the Spurs' 91-79 win over the Lakers in Game 1.
Laettner: D'Antoni a great move for Lakers
Christian Laettner on the Lakers' hiring of Mike D'Antoni .
Amico Report: For Cavs, Blatt is where it's at
will have to make similar adjustments. (In fact, it surprised me how many Cavs fans seemed to be against hiring Mike D ' Antoni , another wildly successful overseas coach.) Anyway, I can tell you this much about Blatt, and it's the honest-to-goodness
Nowitzki's 27 points lead Mavs over Lakers 107-95
ligament in his left wrist that has limited him to 43 games, and he will undergo surgery in the near future. Coach Mike D ' Antoni , who hasn't had a full deck to work with for most of this injury-jinxed season, sent out a starting lineup consisting