Byron Scott met with the Los Angeles Lakers for the second time to discuss their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Along with Byron Scott, the Lakers have been in touch with Mike Dunleavy Sr., Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins. Larry Brown and Scott Skiles are also on... The post Byron Scott Has Second Interview With Lakers appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
If you believe him, Mike Dunleavy Sr. came close to coaching Kobe Bryant on a number of occasions.
A few days ago, we told you of the time Bryant flirted with the idea of signing with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2004, and Dunleavy claims the Black Mamba was “closer than people think” to joining the Lakers’ crosstown rivals.
However, according to Dunleavy, the pair...
Last week, it was revealed that Mike Dunleavy Sr. had the first interview with Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak about the team’s vacant head coaching position. This marks the second time in less than two years that Dunleavy has interviewed for the team’s head coach job – the 60-year-old also met with the purple and gold after Mike Brown was fired during the 2012...
The Los Angeles Lakers have already met with Mike Dunleavy Sr. and Byron Scott. The defensive minded Lionel Hollins in next on the list. Mike Dunleavy Sr. has 17 years of experience as a head coach in the NBA. The former Laker coach has a winning percentage of .461, and a...
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The search is underway to find for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, though there’s many mixed opinions out there when it comes to singling out the right man for the job.
While a few of the Lakers’ rumored candidates have already been crossed off the list due to other commitments (Steve Kerr, Kevin Ollie) a plethora of other names still remain.
It appears that the Los Angeles Lakers’ list of coaching candidates really is that long.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports, the Lakers plan to interview ex-Memphis Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins within the next few days.
The purple and gold have already carried out interviews with Mike Dunleavy Sr. and Byron Scott, though this will be the first known...
The search for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is underway as former Lakers coach Mike Dunleavy Sr. (60 years old) was interviewed last week, followed by Lakers champion Byron Scott (53 years old). Both coaches have had plenty of NBA experience, which is reportedly the purple and gold’s top prerequisite for the job.
For Mike Dunleavy, he was last seen roaming the...
Lionel Hollins has emerged as a head coaching candidate for the Los Angeles Lakers and the team plans to interview him later this week, according to sources.
The Lakers have also interviewed Mike Dunleavy Sr. and Byron Scott.
Hollins reached the postseason in each of his final three seasons as coach of the Memphis Grizzlies before being let go due to acrimony between he and the front...
Earlier, we told you that Mitch Kupchak met with Mike Dunleavy Sr. on Wednesday morning to discuss the possibility of Dunleavy being the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.
However, it appears that Dunleavy wasn’t the first candidate to interview for the job.
According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Lakers legend Byron Scott met with the team on Tuesday and interviewed...
And so, it appears that the first interview has taken place.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak met with Mike Dunleavy Sr. on Wednesday morning to discuss the team’s head coaching vacancy.
Dunleavy made his interest in the job known earlier this month.
While this is the first interview we’ve heard of, it’s worth...
The Los Angeles Lakers held an interview with Mike Dunleavy Sr. for their head coaching vacancy.
Dunleavy has 17 seasons of experience as an NBA head coach, including stops with the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, along with the Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers.
Dunleavy stepped down from his role with the Clippers during the 2010 season.
Could the Los Angeles Lakers hire three consecutive coaches named “Mike”?
If it’s up to Mike Dunleavy Sr., the answer is a definite yes.
Dunleavy, who coached the Lakers during the early nineties, threw his hat into the ring on Thursday.
“Clearly, if I had an opportunity to interview with them I would definitely be interested,” said Dunleavy on his SiriusXM NBA Radio...