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.)
- Spurs use huge 4th quarter run to come back and win Game 1 vs. Mavericks 5
- NBA issues statement saying Chris Paul was fouled before late-game turnover against Warriors 9
- Jim Buss says he’ll step down if Lakers aren’t contenders again in ‘three to four years’ 22
- Thunder start fast, cruise to Game 1 win over Grizzlies 3
- Pacers’ troubles continue as Hawks convincingly win Game 1 32