Found January 07, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
Lakers fans still want Phil. Mike D’Antoni and the Lakers notched their third straight loss Sunday night to the Denver Nuggets at home to bring their record down to .500 in the D’Antoni era. As the losses pile up, fans remain displeased and clamoring for Phil Jackson – who was reportedly never genuinely considered for the head coaching position when Mike Brown was fired. He was reportedly “only approached because Dwight Howard’s representative asked.”
According to the OC Register:
The chant seemed to have been pushed into the Lakers’ past when Mike D’Antoni guided the team to win six of seven games recently.
As the third consecutive loss since then was winding down Sunday night, there it was from Lakers fans at Staples Center: “We want Phil!”
BEST OF MAXIM
SAY IT AIN'T SO
Phil Jackson was in the running to get the Lakers job midseason, but he reportedly now says he has no intention of coaching again.
SHOULDER THE BURDEN
The bad news continues to pile up for the Lakers, as now both Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol will miss time with injuries.
Getting Phil Jackson back to coaching in the NBA is generally a multistep process, and one of those steps usually includes him saying that he is done with coaching.
So the Nets are still in luck.
Jackson, who won 11 NBA titles with the Bulls and Lakers, has been rumored to be in the sights of the Brooklyn Nets, who recently fired coach Avery Johnson. The team has since bounced back...
Dwight Howard underwent a MRI on Monday and the Lakers have announced that he is being shutdown.
Howard discussed the then upcoming procedure after Sunday’s loss to the Denver Nuggets.
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Torn labrum for Dwight Howard
The Los Angeles Lakers organization reported that center Dwight Howard has suffered a torn labrum and is out indefinitely.
The injury came in Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets.
To add insult to injury, literally, Pau Gasol was diagnosed with a concussion after being hit in the face in the same game.
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So when Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel writes:
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And the Los Angeles Lakers are even more behind the 8-ball. According to ESPN, Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol will miss time with injuries. Howard has a torn labrum while Gasol is out with a concussion. “It shouldn’t keep me out for awhile, but to make sure that I’m cautious, to make sure that I’m [...]
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First Dwight Howard goes down and now Pau as well. Going to be tough road ahead for the Lakers.
Pau Gasol (concussion) will miss 2 games & see how he feels. Hill inconclusive, further tests on his hip coming. Howard out minimum 1 week.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) January 7, 2013
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