Nov 12, 2012, 2:27 PM EST
Well, nobody really saw the Mike D’Antoni to the Lakers hiring coming — not Phil Jackson and his people, not Lakers fans, not the media, not anyone.
But that is different than saying it can’t work — it can. If the Lakers defend.
Kay Adams and I talk Lakers in this, the latest edition of PBT Extra. (You’ll get a steady diet of these over the course of the season.)
- League suspends James Harden one game for kick to LeBron James’ groin 19
- PBT’s weekly NBA Power Rankings: Hawks seem to be out of malaise. Maybe. 8
- Report: Jimmy Butler could miss three to four weeks with elbow injury 5
- Five Things We Learned in NBA Sunday: James Harden, LeBron James want your MVP vote 11
- Report: Sixers agree to buyout with JaVale McGee; he can sign with contender 36
- Bulls’ Jimmy Butler leaves with elbow injury, does not return (VIDEO) 0
- Adam Silver says data may prove Gregg Popovich right in terms of resting multiple players 18
- Rockets general manager Daryl Morey proposes loosening NBA trade rules 6