Phil Jackson may be at the top of the Brooklyn Nets’ coaching wish list to replace the fired Avery Johnson. Whether he’s interested is the bigger question.
Kobe Bryant scored 34 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New York Knicks 100-94 yesterday for the National Basketball Association team’s season-best fifth consecutive win.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ Pau Gasol will start tonight’s game against the Charlotte Bobcats after being out since Dec. 3 with tendinitis in his knees, according to the team’s website.
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points before leaving with a sprained ankle and the New York Knicks opened a 26-point lead en route to a 116-107 home win against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tickets for tomorrow night’s game between the first-place New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers are the second most-expensive of the National Basketball Association season on the resale market.
Mike D’Antoni is the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and Phil Jackson said he was as surprised as anyone, learning of the team’s decision when he was awakened by a midnight phone call.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ hiring of Mike D’Antoni as coach indicates Kobe Bryant’s influence with team management is waning, said Steve Mills, a former president of Madison Square Garden sports.
The hiring of Mike D’Antoni as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers shows that Kobe Bryant’s influence with team management is waning, said Steve Mills, a former president of Madison Square Garden sports.
The New York Knicks defeated the host New Orleans Hornets 102-80 to improve their record to a National Basketball Association-best 8-1 this season.
Mike D’Antoni decided to resign as coach of the New York Knicks as he drove to practice two months ago, without having discussed the matter with his wife or brother, who was an assistant on the Knicks’ coaching staff.