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  • Byron Scott Agrees to Become the LA Lakers Next Head Coach

    Jul 27, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The worst kept secret in sports can now come out into the open. Byron Scott and the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms and Scott is now the Lakers new head coach. According to ESPN, the former point guard agreed to a four-year, $17 million contract with the team which will keep the option on […]

  • Report: Lakers Offer Coaching Job to Byron Scott

    Jul 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head-coaching job to one of its former standout players, Byron Scott, ESPN.com is reporting, citing league sources. Per ESPN: The two sides are now in negotiations on a contract. The Lakers made Scott a verbal offer on Thursday after Scott spoke with owner Jim Buss. Scott and his […]

  • Former Lakers Star Michael Cooper Has Tongue Cancer

    Jul 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Former Los Angeles Lakers star and current Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. Cooper will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. The 58-year-old coach is […]

  • Kobe Bryant Pours on the Charm (and BodyArmor) to Promote Showtime Film

    Jul 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The fearsome Black Mamba was more like a friendly garden snake Friday while promoting his forthcoming Showtime documentary to TV critics in Beverly Hills. “Sorry I’m late,” said Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant upon his arrival 35 minutes after the scheduled start time. “I was out looking for a head coach.” “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” due this fall from Bryant’s […]

  • Report: Derek Fisher Accepts Job as New York Knicks Coach

    Jun 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The New York Times and several other publications are reporting that Derek Fisher will be the next head coach of the New York Knicks. Howard Beck of Bleacher Report is reporting that Fisher, who played for Knicks head of operations Phil Jackson when he coached the Los Angeles Lakers, has accepted the position – but […]

  • Kevin Johnson: ‘Players Believe Commissioner Has Done His Duty’

    Apr 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    Kevin Johnson, the Sacramento mayor and former NBA All-Star, spoke Tuesday on behalf of NBA players, current and former, in support of Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision of a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist comments in an audio recording released last weekend, reports USA Today. “Today the players believe the […]