Mike D’Antoni

Lakers try to name all Santa’s reindeer, end up on naughty list (VIDEO)

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Nick Young and Mike D’Antoni have just moved onto somebody’s naughty list. A reporter from ABC 7 in Los Angeles decided to ask a few Lakers to name all of Santa’s nine reindeer and only Jordan Farmar came anywhere close. We’ll cut Pau Gasol some slack as in Spain Santa does come but the Three [more]

Report: Mike D’Antoni will not return as Team USA assistant coach

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We mentioned this in our story telling you Mike Krzyzewski will be back as head coach of Team USA for the 2016 Olympics — there might be some changes to his staff. One bit of news is in — Mike D’Antoni is out as an assistant coach, reports Marc Berman at the New York Post. [more]

Report: D’Antoni wants to add McMillan or Gentry to staff

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The Lakers need to play better defense next season… unless they enjoyed how this season went. Thanks to terrible transition defense, shake perimeter defense and Dwight Howard’s back slowing him, the Lakers finished 19th in the NBA in points allowed per possession. As does everything with the Lakers right now, some of that blame is [more]

Frustrated D’Antoni rants after Lakers blow 18-point lead

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The Lakers are a playoff team — they remain the 8 seed in the West, in large part because the wheels have come off the Jazz. But they sure didn’t look like it in the second half Friday night. They looked like the Lakers that have frustrated fans and coaches all season — lazy defense [more]