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Smack / Nov 12, 2012 / 5:39 am

The Lakers Stun Everyone By Hiring Mike D’Antoni; A Bench Player Blows Up The Heat

Mike D'Antoni

Mike D’Antoni‘s offenses work best when they’re taking seven seconds or less to take a shot. If the speed his Phoenix offenses worked at took many off guard when he took over the Suns, the acceleration the Los Angeles Lakers showed in naming him head coach wasn’t far behind, and took even more by surprise. Yes, that’s right: In a late-night announcement, the Lakers have hired D’Antoni to pilot the listing Lakers ship instead of 11-time world champion Phil Jackson. Read More »