Originally written August 31, 2013 on RealGM:
Antawn Jamison admits Mike D'Antoni was in a tough situation last season, taking the Los Angeles Lakers' coaching job early in the season and adapting his system onto a new team. Even so, Jamison says the line of communication was never consistent throughout the season. "Mike was pretty much put in a difficult situation," Jamison said. "There was no training camp where he could get a feel for guys. There was a breakdown of communication when we first got there. And throughout the season it was kind of up and down. "I don't dislike Mike. I obviously respect him as a coach. In my eyes, one of the best offensive-minded coaches in the league. I just think he was put in a tough situation ... but toward the end of the season you saw him kind of open up, and we started to have a relationship, and I kind of understood where he was coming from." Jamison still, however, does not understand why Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard were never able to gel on...
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