Found December 12, 2012 on
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni got angry with a reporter during a postgame press conference after the team's 100-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, even going so far as to say "You're starting to p*** me off."
D'Antoni did not appreciate a question being asked by L.A. Times columnist T.J. Simers that seemed to imply that D'Antoni wasn't covering defense during the Lakers shootaround before the game, especially since Simers was not at the shootaround to observe firsthand.
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