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“Kobe Ball” may be in effect now with Mike Brown fired.credit: blogs.ocweekly.com After a disappointing 1-4 start, Mike Brown’s job has been in question as of late. Well, now, there is no more need to speculate. After acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash in the offseason to join Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, the Lakers were seen as the favorite to win the title this season by many. Their roster is stacked, and the beginning of their season has been very interesting. Via ESPN, the speculation can now end, as Mike Brown has been fired as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown has been fired after a 1-4 start to the season, a source tells ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Ramona Shelburne. Sources had said earlier Friday that his job would be in jeopardy if the team did not perform well on its upcoming six-game homestand.It has been a tough ride for Mike Brown in Los Angeles. The team had a disappointing playoff run last season, despite having Kobe Bryant and two of the best big men in the league. He is now relieved of his duties, but questions still remain. The team had been running a Princeton offense thus far, and has received a lot of criticism for doing so. Their offense will now be dependent on the new coach, whoever that may be. Or, more likely, Kobe-ball will be enforced. The post Mike Brown Fired By Lakers appeared first on Pass The Pill.
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Here is a good video of Kobe Bryant giving his coach Mike Brown the death stare during the final seconds of the Lakers' loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night 95-86.There have been reports that Mike Brown could be fired by December and replaced by Jerry Sloan who used to coach for the Jazz.
Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers lost 95-86 to the Utah Jazz Wednesday night while shooting a season-low 33.8% from the field, their fourth loss in five games this season. In the final minute of the game, Kobe Bryant gave a passing Mike Brown what can be classified as the “death stare”: The Lakers face the Golden [...]
Yesterday Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown was fired. This got us to thinking what exactly do we know about Mike Brown, how did he get fired from two teams (LA Lakers/Cleveland Cavaliers) while having arguably the best two players of our current generation?
Mike Brown was a defensive minded blue collar coach who spent stints with the San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers...
A source has reported to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne that the Los Angeles Lakers have fired head coach Mike Brown after the team’s poor 1-4 start to the season.
Brown has been on the hot seat since the Lakers got off to the worst start in the Western Conference, but it was thought that Brown would have upcoming six-game homestand before a decision on his future was made.
Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, Pau Gasol added 14 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers responded to coach Mike Brown's firing earlier Friday with a 101-77 victory over the Golden State Warriors.
Jordan Hill scored 14 points for the Lakers, who had just a few hours to absorb Brown's dismissal after just 18 months on the job. Following a bumpy first half under...
Embattled Laker Coach Brown is Out After Five Games Mike Brown has been fired as the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers according to a post on the USA Today’s online website. The Lakers came into the season with high expectations following the additions of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard but after a winless preseason, have [...]
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Nobody knows what might have happened had the Los Angeles Lakers been a bit more patient and allowed Kobe Bryant and his teammates some time to adjust to Mike Brown's new Princeton offense, no matter how ill-suited it seemed for their talents.
Not that it really matters, as long as Phil Jackson is ready and willing to...
Is it wrong that I want the Lakers to hire Stan van Gundy just so that Dwight Howard learns that you can't screw over a coach who's actually better than you?
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Much like the Kobe Bryant video we saw a couple years ago, this video of New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd jumping over a smart car is about to make the viral rounds on the Internet. Before you all scream “FAKE!!!!!” just know that Lloyd was asked about the video yesterday in the Patriots locker room and admitted that their might have been some digital tricks...
Tweet Reports are pointing to the Los Angeles Lakers bringing back Phil Jackson, saying there is a 95% chance Jackson will return for his third stint as their head coach. The Lakers coaching vacancy was created when the team fired Mike Brown after a disappointing 1-4 record to begin the season. Jackson led the Lakers [...]
The NBA season is well under way, which means it’s time to fire up the old NBA4Life broadcast on CLNS. Joint Pat, Awall and guests every week as we dissect what’s happening in the league. Lots to cover this week: The new (old) Lakers Steve Nash’s return? The Stan Van Gundy Scandal Harden – the new League [...]
A day after Jim Buss and Kobe Bryant both came out in support of Lakers head coach Mike Brown. It’s been announced that Brown has been fired. The Lakers who went 0-8 in preseason and also lost in the second round of the playoff last year are currently in the midst of their worst start [...]
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The front offices of the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets conversed plenty during the Dwight Howard saga that lasted into August, though a trade agreement never was reached.
Each new-look squad is still finding its footing without him, but Orlando hopes the recent on-court history between the clubs remains in its favor.
The Magic seek...
Earlier in the week on That NBA Lottery Pick, we posted a clip of Lakers center Dwight Howard airballing a free throw against the Utah Jazz.I personally thought that it would be the worst free throw of the year but Golden State's Andris Biedrins will take that award.Watch as he misses this free throw in the first quarter against the Lakers last night: