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MITCH KUPCHAK RUMORS

OFFICIAL: Lakers sign guard Wayne Ellington

The Los Angeles Lakers have made another addition to their roster. General manager Mitch Kupchak announced via a statement today that Wayne Ellington had been signed to a deal. The deal is partially guaranteed, according to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News. Like Kupchak, Ellington was a North Carolina Tar Heel, and lead the team to an NCAA championship in 2009 before being drafted...
Via Lakerholicz.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers sign two-guard Wayne Ellington

The Los Angeles Lakers bolstered their three-point shooting ability today, as General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced that the team signed shooting guard Wayne Ellington.With the loss of long range gunner Jodie Meeks this offseason to free agency, Ellington figures to fill Meeks' former role of providing outside shooting off the bench.  Last season in Dallas, Ellington shot...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Keep calm and trust Mitch Kupchak

OK, Laker fans… Sure this off-season hasn’t been eye-popping, but the time has come to accept the fact that the Lakers are in a rebuilding phase. And while this is something we’re not used to in Lakerland, rest assured the man leading the charge has proven time and time again that he’s a top quality assessor of budding talent. Let’s have a look at Mitch Kupchak’s track...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: A chance at the “ultimate” three

Pandemonium has officially hit the NBA with Lebron James’ decision to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat. The front offices of all 32 NBA teams are driving themselves insane trying to figure out how to lure the King out of South Beach and lead them to an NBA championship. The July 1st free agency period with future Hall of Fame franchise players Carmelo Anthony, Kevin...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Final 2014 Lakers mock draft

The Los Angeles Lakers first major decision of the offseason looms ahead as the 2014 NBA draft kicks off June 26th. Mitch Kupchak and the Buss family have decided to wait until after the draft to select their new coach, which leaves the team in an interesting predicament with the 7thpick. There are rumors swirling that the team is shopping the pick with Steve Nash’s expiring contract...
Via isportsweb.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing first round targets

With the deepest draft in years, the Los Angeles Lakers are in an outstanding position with the seventh pick in the upcoming NBA draft. It’s time to look at which players will still be on the board and which are the best picks for a team that has many needs. They probably should add a power forward to strengthen the 4 -5 positions with Noah Vonleh or Julius Randle. But maybe...
Via isportsweb.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak admits draft lottery may determine kind of coach team hires

The NBA’s Draft Lottery on May 20th could turn out to be a pretty important day in the history of the Los Angeles Lakers franchise: Not only could the purple and gold find themselves being catapulted into the top three of June’s 26th draft, but they could also end up hiring their new head coach based on their upcoming selection. In an interview with Mike Trudell from Lakers.com...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Roy Williams as the next head coach?

Roy Williams (Photo Credit: Gerry Broome A/P) As if the potential list of coaches for the Los Angeles Lakers vacant coaching position wasn’t long enough, another name has been added to the list– Roy Williams. Roy Williams is currently the head coach of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. He has held that role since 2003. Prior to coaching the Tar Heels, Williams was the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak gives Mike D'Antoni a vote of confidence

The Lakers, currently 14-22, started the season with low expectations.  That was even before they were hit with the injury bug for the second straight season which has resulted in inconsistent play and embarrassing losses to some of the NBA’s worst.   Despite the team being tied for the second most losses in the Western Conference, speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Lakers General...
Via Laker Nation
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
RIGHT ON SCHEDULE

Lakers fans chant for Jackson

Lakers fans were heard chanting "we want Phil!" during their team's Game 3 loss to the Spurs. See video of the chants here.

Via Holdout Sports
April 27, 2013  |  1 Comment
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