Mitch Kupchak denied a report that indicated his exit interview conversation with Dwight Howard included the impending free agent venting about Mike D'Antoni.
Howard met with Kupchak privately after also meeting with both he and D'Antoni.
"To be honest with you, I wouldn’t let it go there anyway," said Kupchak about letting a player dictate the Lakers' coaching...
The Dwightmare 2 is just picking up steam as I told you all it would yesterday when I reported that Dwight is intrigued by the likes of the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks. The latest update is a report courtesy of ESPN. In which sources indicate that Dwight is not happy with head coach Mike [...]
HERE WE GO...
Dwight Howard reportedly said he felt "marginalized" by Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni during a conversation with general manager Mitch Kupchak.
I wouldn’t classify this as a big secret, but in retrospect the Lakers made a mistake when they brought in Mike D’Antoni. They should have either let Mike Brown ride out the season or brought back Phil Jackson. Any other alternatives were going to cause tension if the Lakers didn’t win immediately.
I don’t think D’Antoni did a bad job, considering all the injuries the Lakers...
I am a part of this world, I know how things work, so I am going to be honest with you. It is in the interest of the media and online sports media in general, to blow this up.
More clicks, more views, more Tweets, more likes and etc.
But, you the fan, need to use some common sense, don’t be Skiptized, use your brain. People might not like Dwight Howard personally, for various reasons...
RIGHT ON SCHEDULE
Lakers fans were heard chanting "we want Phil!" during their team's Game 3 loss to the Spurs. See video of the chants here.
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Mike D’Antoni certainly had a good night last Wednesday. Not only the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the seventh seed in the West with an overtime victory over the Houston Rockets, but also general manager Mitch Kupchak stated after the game that there won’t be any changes at the head coaching position for the 2013-2014 season, as first reported...
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni will be back next season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday.
"Yeah, he's back. I think he's done a great job," Kupchak told The Los Angeles Times. "There's been no discussions otherwise.
"He's made adjustments. He's been flexible. He's evaluated how he coaches as the season's progressed. He...
Teams around the league waiting for the Lakers to blow it all up may just have to wait a bit longer, at least according to Mitch Kupchak.
STEP ASIDE, SHAQ
The Magic are planning to begin scheduling interviews to fill the team's vacant GM position and the team reportedly would like to speak to current Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak.