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Lakers Rumors: Kurt Rambis accepts $4.8 million deal to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with Knicks

The Lakers’ bench continues to deplete. According to Marc Berman from the New York Post, Kurt Rambis has accepted an offer to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with the Knicks. The deal is for four years and is worth $1.2 million per season, according to Berman. All four years are guaranteed. Rambis returned to the Lakers last season after being hired to be an assistant...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kurt Rambis to join Knicks as assistant coach

The former Lakers turned Knicks personnel has continued, as ESPN New York is reporting that former Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis has signed on to be an assistant coach on Derek Fisher’s staff. Bouncing around the league throughout his career, Rambis spent a total of 12 seasons on the Lakers bench. Working alongside Phil Jackson, now […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis “Favorite” to Land Lakers Job

The Lakers have intereviewed Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis and Alvin Gentry over the past few weeks and it appears as if it will come down to one of those three men. Initially, it sounded like Scott had the inside track, […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis interviews for Lakers job

And so, the interviewing process continues. According to multiple reporters, including Dave McMenamin from ESPN Los Angeles, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak met with Kurt Rambis last week to discuss the possibility of the 56-year-old taking over the team’s vacant head coaching position. Rambis previously coached the Lakers during the 1998-99 season after Del Harris was fired...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni explains why he hired Kurt Rambis, jokes about “We want Phil!” chants

The hiring of Kurt Rambis by Mike D’Antoni was seen as a puzzling move to some. After all, Rambis had publicly criticised D’Antoni’s system last season, plus Kurt is extremely close to Phil Jackson. As if the “We want Phil!” chants weren’t enough, D’Antoni would now have one of Phil’s protege’s by his side every night? During a recent interview with ESPN Los Angeles...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis on Kobe Bryant: “He is the best I have ever seen at dealing with obstacles players have in front of them”

We still don’t know when Kobe Bryant will be back on a basketball court, but we do know that he’ll work as hard as possible in order to be his best when he finally does lace up his signature Nike shoes once again. In a recent interview, Kurt Rambis discussed the highly anticipated return of the Black Mamba, with Rambis expecting Bryant to come back “at full capacity” according...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis not optimistic about Lakers’ offense

Anybody who has ever watched a Mike D’Antoni coached team in decent dosages knows one thing for certain. Mike loves to run. D’Antoni is a master of spreading the floor with shooters, while his point guard pushes the envelope. This approach did not work last season with D’Antoni’s personnel in Los Angeles, and newly appointed assistant coach, and former Laker, Kurt Rambis...
Via Pass The Pill
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis Finalizing Assistant Coaching Deal With Lakers

LAS VEGAS – Kurt Rambis is expected to finalize a deal on Thursday to return to the Los Angeles Lakers as assistant coach, a league source told RealGM. Rambis’ contract will run in correlation to Mike D’Antoni’s deal, which has two more seasons. Rambis has been around the Lakers’ summer league team over the past week, watching their entire win over the Milwaukee Bucks on...
Via RealGM
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kurt Rambis ‘Close’ to Joining Lakers Coaching Staff

The NBA offseason has been far from quiet, and the Lakers are getting ready to make some more noise. The Lakers and Kurt Rambis are “close” to making a deal that would return the former assistant coach to Los Angeles, according to ESPN. Rambis is a familiar face in the organization, where he’s played, coached and worked in the front office. He spent time with the Lakers,...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis, Dennis Scott to Talk Celtics, NBA Playoffs on Friday's 'Dennis and Callahan'

The NBA Playoffs are in full swing and continue to inch closer to the Conference Finals. The Celtics are well within striking distance of another Conference Finals berth, while the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacer battle out their own series to set up the other half of the bracket. Meanwhile, the Thunder and Spurs seem to be the favorites out west. Four-time NBA champion and former Minnesota...
Via NESN.com
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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