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Lakers officially announce coaching staff

CBSSports.com With less than two weeks to go until the beginning of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced their full coaching staff. Byron Scott will be joined on the bench by assistants Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen, who has earned a promotion from the player development role he thrived in last season. Scott will also retain the services of Clay...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Announce Assistant Coaches

Today, Lakers’ General Manager, Mitch Kupchak announced the list of coaching that will assist Byron Scott this season.  Here are the names that make up that list and their respective titles: Paul Pressey (Assistant) Jim Eyen (Assistant) Mark Madsen (Assistant) Clay Moster (Head Advance NBA Scout) Larry Lewis (Director of Player Development) Thomas Scott (Player Development) Tom...
Via TopSportsReport
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressey, Eyen, Madsen on Lakers' coaching staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott's assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers. Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season Tuesday. Pressey was on Scott's staffs in Cleveland and New Orleans. He played 11 NBA seasons with three clubs. Eyen returns to the Lakers after three seasons as an assistant coach under...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott’s coaching staff to feature Mark Madsen, Jim Eyen

Byron Scott’s coaching staff is beginning to take shape. According to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News, Scott will be retaining the services of Mark Madsen, who joined the Lakers as a developmental coach in 2013, while veteran coach Jim Eyen will also be brought on board. Eyen has been an NBA assistant coach since the 1980s when he was a part of the Lakers’ staff under Pat...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Robert Horry, Paul Pressey, Mark Madsen among Byron Scott’s assistant coach candidates

Now that Byron Scott is officially the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the 53-year-old can begin to hire his new coaching staff which could “take shape quickly,” according to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times. The most surprising name that Bresnahan mentions is Robert Horry, who played for the Lakers in the 2000s and worked alongside Scott last season as a studio analyst...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Current and former NBA players send supportive tweets to cancer-stricken Michael Cooper

It was revealed today in a press release from the WNBA that Michael Cooper has tongue cancer. Luckily, the cancer has been caught at an early stage and Cooper will undergo surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta. Cooper is expected to make a full recovery, according to the press release. “The doctors and staff at Emory have been tremendous...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckett Up Like A No-Hit Truck

What's more American than Memorial Day weekend? How about an ex-country singer-dating, gun-toting, Texan, a guy that looks like he puts a hot dog in the fly of his pants and goes up to female reporters and asks them if they're hungry, a guy who we call Red State Jeter, a guy that looks like he has the rhythm of Mark Madsen, someone who has Ted Nugent's special I'...
Via Razzball
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Meeting the Mad Dog

There’s something particularly special about pro sports when you’re a kid. The players are all older than you and you get to look up to them and dream about being like them someday. Then somewhere along the way you get to be in your early 30′s like I am, and suddenly these people that you looked up to are significantly younger than you are and you realize that if your dream...
Via TWolves Blog
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Likely To Pursue Younger Head Coach He Can Mentor

The New York Knicks will likely pursue a young head coach that Phil Jackson has previously worked with and whom he can mentor following Steve Kerr's decision to accept the Golden State Warriors' head coaching position. Tyronn Lue, Derek Fisher, Luke Walton and Mark Madsen have been mentioned as possibilities. The Knicks could also go a member of Jackson's coaching tree...
Via RealGM
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lakers so banged up Mark Madsen had to suit up for practice on Sunday

The whole “injury bug” thing gets pretty hilarious when your assistant coaches have to suit up in order to have ten healthy players to play a game of five-on-five. Seriously, at this point, all you can do is laugh. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, former Lakers player turned assistant coach Mark Madsen actually had to suit up and take part in Sunday’s practice...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lakers practice their defense in Shanghai

It was a pretty good move by Mike D’Antoni to run a defensive drill while his team had an audience and the cameras were rolling. The Lakers had a bunch of commitments to get through yesterday in Shanghai, but thankfully, they still managed to find some time to work on their defense. In the video below – which was posted by the NBA’s official Instagram page – the Lakers can...
Via Lakerholicz.com
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Ryan Kelly aims to practice with Lakers by end of week

We may actually get to see Ryan Kelly play basketball pretty soon. According to the Los Angeles Times, Kelly is aiming to return to practice by the end of the week and has already been playing one-on-one with the Lakers’ player development coach, Mark Madsen: Kelly hopes to fully participate in practice by the end of the week and then earn a roster spot by playing in at least a...
Via Lakerholicz.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers see Elias Harris as a small forward; think he can become a defensive stopper

The Lakers officially signed Elias Harris earlier this month, a rookie who went undrafted in June and isn’t all that much of a big name among NBA fans. However, Harris impressed Lakers brass during the Summer League and ultimately landed a deal with the club. Lakers player development coach Mark Madsen recently sat down with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com and spoke about Harris’...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Add Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis As Player Development Coaches

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis as player development coaches. "Both Mark and Larry bring a high level of credibility to our staff," Mike D’Antoni said in a statement. "Mark has endless energy and is a workaholic. He’s developed players at the college level and I think he’ll do a great job making the jump to the NBA." "...
Via RealGM
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Mark Madsen as coach

It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to promote Mark Madsen. The former Stanford player who was part of the Lakers' NBA champion teams in 2001 and '02 was hired as the team's player development coach, along with Larry Lewis. In May, Madsen was hired to coach the Los Angeles D-Fenders this season. Instead, he will help Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers hire former player Mark Madsen as coach

It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to promote Mark Madsen. The former Stanford player who was part of the Lakers' NBA champion teams in 2001 and '02 was hired as the team's player development coach, along with Larry Lewis. In May, Madsen was hired to coach the Los Angeles D-Fenders this season. Instead, he will help Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders' Madsen, Lewis promoted to Lakers staff

Just two months after he was hired as the Los Angeles D-Fenders head coach, Mark Madsen has already moved on to bigger things. The Lakers announced Thursday that both he and D-Fenders assistant coach Larry Lewis will leave the D-League to serve as player development coaches with the Lakers next season. "Both Mark and Larry bring a high level of credibility to our staff,"...
Via Fox Sports West
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers To Hire Mark Madsen As Assistant Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers will hire Mark Madsen as an assistant coach. Madsen was hired as the head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders in mid-May, but has received the promotion to be an NBA assistant. Dan D'Antoni is the only holdover from Mike D'Antoni's staff last season.
Via RealGM
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley does best Mark Madsen impersonation during Heat parade

The 68-year-old Pat Riley gave former Lakers/Clippers/T’Wolves forward Mark Madsen run for his money dancing on stage during the Miami Heat Championship parade on Monday afternoon. No matter how good his dancing was, Riley will never come close to topping Madsen’s speech during the 2001 Lakers parade. LeBron having to duck to avoid an overpass also happened during the parade...
Via Diehardsport
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley And His Long Shorts Get Weird

This could go down in NBA history as one of the best .GIF’s ever created at a championship parade (sorry Mark Madsen).  Check out Pat Riley just getting weird while celebrating the Heat’s NBA title.  Do you, Pat. [Barstool] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders turn over control to new coach Mark Madsen

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. When Mark Madsen played for the Lakers from 2000-03, there was no D-League. A minor league in basketball was essentially nonexistent, at least in an official sense, and for a player like the 6-foot-9 role player, reps could be hard to come by. Some days, as a bench player on a championship team, hed get them in 3-on-3. Other days, hed be lucky enough to get in...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders turn over control to new coach Mark Madsen

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. When Mark Madsen played for the Lakers from 2000-03, there was no D-League. A minor league in basketball was essentially nonexistent, at least in an official sense, and for a player like the 6-foot-9 role player, reps could be hard to come by. Some days, as a bench player on a championship team, hed get them in 3-on-3. Other days, hed be lucky enough to get in...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen to coach LA D-Fenders

Former pro player Mark Madsen is moving into the coaching ranks with the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA's D-League. He will be the team's head coach, replacing Reggie Theus, who left to become coach at Cal State Northridge. The hiring was announced Monday. Madsen was an assistant for Stanford's men's team last season. He helped the Cardinal to four straight NCAA...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen to become Lakers’ D-league affiliate coach

Mark Madsen will be back in Laker land to coach their D-League affiliate team Mark Madsen, is finalizing a contract that would bring the corny, yet popular bench warmer, back to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mad Dog, as he was nicknamed, brought a ton of energy via the bench during the Lakers glory years in the early 2000s. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, has reported that Madsen...
Via Pass The Pill
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen named head coach of D-Fenders

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The Los Angeles D-Fenders have named Mark Madsen, a member of the 2001 and 2002 Lakers championship teams, as their new coach. Madsen, a 6-foot-9 power forward, spent nine years in the NBA, three with the Lakers and six with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He retired in 2009 and has since served as an assistant with the D-Leagues Utah Flash (now relocated to Delaware...
Via Fox Sports West
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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