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Lakers hire Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown

After firing Mike Brown just five games into the season, the Lakers have hired Mike D'Antoni as head coach and signed the former Suns and Knicks head man to a four-year contract.

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Lakers' hire D'Antoni's brother as an assistant

Los Angeles can't get enough D'Antoni action, as the team announced Sunday that it has hired Mike's brother Dan as an assistant.

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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.

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

The likes of Dwight Howard, Metta World Peace and Kobe Bryant are ready to change the perception that Mike D'Antoni-coached teams don't play defense.

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McMillan tops among Lakers' prospective assistants

Mike D'Antoni is looking at several notable NBA names to hire as a part of his new staff, as he assumes the Los Angeles Lakers' coaching job.

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Phil Jackson duped, assumed Monday deadline

As details of the bizarre circumstances surrounding the Lakers' decision to hire Mike D'Antoni instead of Phil Jackson surface, it's becoming clear that the coaching legend was just as surprised as anyone that the team chose to go in a different direction.

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Lakers stun fans, say 'no' to Phil Jackson

The Lakers whirlwind search for Mike Brown's successor ended just as unpredictably as it began, when the team named Mike D'Antoni as their new head coach just before midnight on Sunday. Was it the right move?

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New Lakers coach will arrive in L.A. Wednesday

Mike D'Antoni was named the new head coach of the Lakers on Monday.

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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.

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Is Mike D'Antoni the right fit for Lakers?

Mike D'Antoni is the Los Angeles Lakers' new head coach, but is he the right man for the job?

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Lakers confirm D'Antoni as new head coach

The Lakers announced that they have signed Mike D'Antoni to four-year deal.

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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.

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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.

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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 multiple reports.

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Magic Johnson denies role in Mike Brown firing

The Lakers legend, though critical of Brown, says he had no conversations with ownership about the coach's dismissal.

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Lakers believe Phil Jackson a 95% chance to return

According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, there is a "95% chance" that Phil Jackson will return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers for a third time.

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Lakers respond to Brown firing, trounce GSW 101-77

The Los Angeles Lakers responded to the firing of head coach Mike Brown in a big way on Friday night and answered the wake-up call against the Golden State Warriors with a 101-77 win.

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Lakers get in touch with Phil Jackson, says report

After firing Mike Brown Friday afternoon, the Lakers contacted Phil Jackson to gauge his interest in returning, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.

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Lakers fans chant 'We want Phil'

Fans of the Lakers made their choice of Mike Brown's replacement known during Friday's game against Golden State.

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Report: Rambis, Cleamons would rejoin Phil in LA

If Phil Jackson returns to the Lakers in 2012, two of his former colleagues are expected to join him.

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Magic Johnson among many who want Phil Jackson

The ex-Lakers coach has quickly become a prime target in the Lakers new head coach search following the firing of Mike Brown on Friday.

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Phil Jackson open to return to NBA coaching

The ex-Lakers coach is reportedly on the short list of names to try and fill the Lakers coaching vacancy.

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Lakers didn't have time to wait in Brown firing

With no time to wait, the Lakers organization brushed aside its usual patience to dismiss Brown.

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Sloan, D'Antoni favored in Vegas to coach Lakers

The pair of former NBA head coaches have been given 2/1 odds of replacing Mike Brown as the Lakers' head coach.

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Pau Gasol says team never lost faith in Mike Brown

Gasol says his team believed in Mike Brown's system and missed practice time hurt the whole team.

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Kobe Bryant issues statement on Mike Brown firing

Los Angeles Lakers susperstar guard Kobe Bryant issued a statement on his Facebook page on Friday in response to the firing of head coach Mike Brown.

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Mike Brown fired: Now what?

With Mike Brown out as head coach of the Lakers, we take a look at how it happened, why it happened, and where the team might go from here.

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Kupchak: Lakers will consider Phil Jackson

Jackson, who coached the Lakers to five NBA championships, will be considered by general manager Mitch Kupchak in the Lakers' coaching search.

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Lakers face obstacles in head coaching search

Among the rumored names to fill the Lakers' head coaching vacancy are Phil Jackson, Jerry Sloan, Mike D'Antoni, and Brian Shaw.

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Mike Brown releases statement on his firing

Brown was 42-29 in just over one season in Los Angeles.

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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak releases statement

General manager Mitch Kupchak called the firing of Brown "a difficult and painful decision to make."

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Lakers fire head coach Mike Brown

After dropping four of their first five games, the worst start for the franchise in 19 years, the Lakers have fired head coach Mike Brown per multiple reports.

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Mike Brown could be fired with poor homestand

The Los Angeles Lakers have just one victory five games into the 2012-13 NBA season. Head coach Mike Brown is already feeling the heat.

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Bryant still backing Brown in tough times

Kobe is behind Mike Brown despite a 1-4 start for the Lakers.

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Lakers vs. Jazz : Mike Brown lineup choices costly

Mike Brown has come under fire early in the season and his lineup choices against the Jazz did not win over many fans.

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Lakers offense continues to struggle in third loss

The Los Angeles Lakers fell to 0-3 on Friday night after continuing to struggle on the offensive end.

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Mike Brown: Lakers ahead of the schedule

The Lakers may be the only team without a win in the preseason, but head coach Mike Brown thinks the team is ahead of the learning curve.

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