The Lakers are still in upheaval and getting used to their new coach. The last thing Mike D'Antoni probably wants to do at this point is make things worse and bring more change.
D'Antoni has no plans for any more changes to the Lakers coaching staff. He said last week that he plans to keep Mike Brown's former coaching staff in place through the end of the year. Eddie Jordan, Steve Clifford, Bernie Bickerstaff, Chuck Person and Darvin Ham will remain assistant coaches.
It is a bit of a mis-matched group. Bickerstaff and Jordan have former head coaching experience. Jordan was brought in to help install the Princeton Offense. Clifford is known for helping construct the defense in Orlando with Stan Van Gundy. Person was brought in to be the pseudo-shooting coach and has notably worked with Dwight Howard on his free throws this year.
So it would seem D'Antoni will not have his full arsenal of assistants until after the season ends.
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