Mike D'Antoni is certainly different than Phil Jackson, but the new Lakers coach already has his players' respect.
Although Mike D'Antoni is still on crutches after his recent knee surgery, he's already at work with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kobe Bryant still hasn't gotten over the way his final season under then-Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson ended in a second-round sweep from the playoffs.
Jordan Hill will sign an two-year deal, worth "a little less" than $8 million, a league source told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Friday. Hill's decision came down to the Lakers and the Timberwolves.
The Weekend Dime returns with the numbers that tell the tale of 2011 and news, notes and more from around the NBA.
Who are the leaders for the major awards two-thirds of the way into the season? Marc Stein offers his leaderboard.
As we near the halfway point of the NBA season, Jalen Rose picks his MVP favorites.