Lakers hire Mike D'Antoni

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No D'Antoni Sunday; Bickerstaff coaches Lakers

The new Lakers head coach is still sidelined after offseason knee surgery. D'Antoni's first Lakers game on the bench could by as early as Tuesday against Brooklyn.

No D'Antoni Sunday; Bickerstaff coaches Lakers

The new Lakers head coach is still sidelined after offseason knee surgery. D'Antoni's first Lakers game on the bench could by as early as Tuesday against Brooklyn.

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Magic Johnson unhappy Lakers did not hire Jackson

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson went to Twitter to voice his disapproval with the team not hiring Phil Jackson.

Magic Johnson unhappy Lakers did not hire Jackson

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson went to Twitter to voice his disapproval with the team not hiring Phil Jackson.

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Current Lakers assistants will remain

Mike D'Antoni will take over as head coach of the Lakers, but he won't make drastic changes on the coaching staff.

Current Lakers assistants will remain

Mike D'Antoni will take over as head coach of the Lakers, but he won't make drastic changes on the coaching staff.

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Kobe Bryant not worried about D'Antoni's defense

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said that Mike D'Antoni's reputation for not teaching defense is actually similar to how former coach Phil Jackson used to coach.

Kobe Bryant not worried about D'Antoni's defense

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said that Mike D'Antoni's reputation for not teaching defense is actually similar to how former coach Phil Jackson used to coach.

Phil Jackson's triangle offense seen as poor fit

General manager Mitch Kupchak had more faith in Mike D'Antoni's high octane offense.

Howard, World Peace ready to play D for D'Antoni

The Mike D'Antoni era in L.A. will be determined by the one side of the ball he isn't known for promoting - the defensive side.

McMillan tops among Lakers' prospective assistants

New Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni is considering Nate McMillan and a host of others to join his staff.

Phil Jackson duped, assumed Monday deadline

Former Lakers head coach and NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson thought he had more time to accept the team's coaching offer following a discussion at his home.

Lakers stun fans, say 'no' to Phil Jackson

By naming Mike D'Antoni as the team's new head coach, the Lakers made a bold and unpredictable move. Was it the right one? We take a closer look.

New Lakers coach will arrive in L.A. Wednesday

Mike D'Antoni will arrive in Los Angeles on Wednesday after he was named the new head coach of the Lakers on Monday.

Bomani & Jones: Who the Lakers should have hired

Bomani Jones of SB Nation offers his opinion as to whom should have been hired as head coach of the Lakers.

L.A. Lakers make Mike D'Antoni hiring official

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially hired Mike D'Antoni to be their head coach.

D'Antoni to add Nate McMillan as defensive coach?

Los Angeles Lakers new head coach Mike D'Antoni is expected to contact Nate McMillan about potentially becoming his defensive assistant coach, according to a report.

Silver Screen and Roll reacts to D'Antoni hiring

With all the different stances everyone is taking on Mike D'Antoni's marriage to the Lakers, we thought it would be a good time to hear from the only blog that matters in a time like this: Silver Screen and Roll.

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D'Antoni press conference likely Tues. or Wed.

The Lakers have confirmed the hire of Mike D'Antoni as their next head coach, and are expected to hold a press conference Tuesday or Wednesday.

Mike D'Antoni could be delayed a day or so

New Lakers' head coach Mike D'Antoni needs clearance from his doctor to travel as he is still recovering from knee surgery.

Report: Mike D'Antoni signs 4-year deal w/ Lakers

After a weekend pursuit of Phil Jackson, the Lakers' have reportedly signed the former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks head coach to a four-year contract, per Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times.

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