Nov 12, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
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.)
- Mark Cuban rips officials, NBA: ‘It’s criminal’ how Monta Ellis doesn’t get calls 20
- Shaquille O’Neal says he regrets leaving Magic for Lakers 38
- Cavaliers coach David Blatt: ‘LeBron James is our MVP’ 20
- No Durant, what does that mean for Thunder in these playoffs? Trouble. 15
- Kevin Durant to have third foot surgery; is done for season, playoffs 39
- Goran Dragic leading feisty Heat’s playoff push 29
- NBA Draft prospect matchups to watch in NCAA Tourament this weekend 2
- Report: LeBron James frustrated with Kevin Love for not fitting in 85