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Lakers hire Mike D'Antoni

The Los Angeles Lakers will introduce their new head coach on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

LA meets with Phil Jackson, no official offer yet

Lakers brass meet with Phil Jackson on Saturday, but have not officially extended an offer to the legendary coach.

D'Antoni, Dunleavy, McMillan are LA backup plans

The Lakers have Phil Jackson as No. 1 on their head coach list, but a number of other experienced names also have a shot.

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.

Sans Mike Brown, Lakers bench comes alive

The Los Angeles Lakers' bench awakened after head coach Mike Brown was fired. What got into the second unit?

Lakers respond to Brown firing, trounce GSW 101-77

The Los Angeles Lakers responded to the firing of Mike Brown by blowing out the Golden State Warriors at home, 101-77 behind 27 points by Kobe Bryant.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mike Brown fired: Now what?

After a winless preseason and a disappointing 1-4 start to the regular season, Mike Brown is out as the Los Angeles Lakers' head coach. We take a look at how it happened, why it happened, and where the team might go from here.

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.