for a center to play than Los Angeles.'' The Lakers have several other decisions to make this summer, but coach Mike D ' Antoni 's future still looks secure. Kupchak gave another vote of confidence to his first-year coach, saying ''nothing
their highly anticipated season, which ended with a whimper. Dwight Howard's unrestricted free agency, coach Mike D ' Antoni 's job status, Pau Gasol's tenuous future, Metta World Peace's amnesty possibilities and the injury recoveries
Duncan, Popovich after Game 4 Reiter: Spurs can surpass Lakers NBA Playoff Central It will not revolve around whether Mike D ’ Antoni does or does not return, or what becomes of Kobe Bryant ’s Achilles tendon, or even where Dwight Howard chooses to
Steve Nash and Metta World Peace sat out the finale with injuries, while Gasol and Howard played with pain. Coach Mike D ' Antoni had just nine available players in uniform when Howard got himself kicked out of the game after taking just two shots
available players in uniform for the final minutes. ''I'm proud of them, because they fought,'' Lakers coach Mike D ' Antoni said. ''It was kind of a year that was all upside-down, but I appreciate the effort to get us into the playoffs
Dwight Howard and Mike D'Antoni give their thoughts on the Lakers' Game 2 loss to the Spurs.
Updated Dec 12, 2012 2:45 AM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) Magic Johnson questioned new coach Mike D ' Antoni 's system with the slumping Los Angeles Lakers , saying ''it doesn't fit the talent the Lakers have.'' LATEST ON LAKERS
Mike D ' Antoni is postponing his debut on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench, giving the coach a few more days to recover from recent knee replacement
The Los Angeles Lakers hired Mike D ' Antoni late Sunday night, signing the former coach of the Suns and Knicks to replace Mike Brown. The Lakers and D'Antoni's agent
Gregg Popovich and Mike D'Antoni on the Spurs' 91-79 win over the Lakers in Game 1.