Jun 2nd, 2011 – Los Angeles Times
should have been on the staples center court in front of thousands. his eight lakers championship rings should have been displayed in front of him. the beginnings of a statue should have been visible beyond him.
May 26th, 2011 – Boston
the los angeles lakers have reached an agreement in principle with former cleveland coach mike brown to succeed phil jackson, the team said yesterday. brown will get a four-year deal worth roughly $18 million, a person with knowledge
May 15th, 2011 – Los Angeles Times
usually, the routine goes like this: plop onto the couch, enjoy delivery or carryout, and cheer on the purple and gold to a playoff victory.
but with the dallas mavericks’ four-game sweep of the lakers in the western conference semifinals, lakers
May 14th, 2011 – Los Angeles Times
ready or not, we’ll take that torch, gramps.
grizzled, battered, headed for the junk heap of nba history, the lakers and boston celtics just left us forever…. or until training camp, whichever comes first.
related story: playing gm for the day
May 12th, 2011 – ESPN
el segundo, calif. — phil jackson made his final remarks with a los angeles lakers backdrop hung behind him and after he got up and walked out of the lakers press room on wednesday, you couldn’t help but notice the empty chair he left behind