Mitch Kupchak

Hartnett: D'Antoni Hire Makes Little Sense For LakersNow that the dust has settled, the Lakers' decision to hire Mike D'Antoni over proven winner Phil Jackson isn't any less shocking.
Lakers Pass On Phil Jackson, Hire Ex-Knicks Coach Mike D'AntoniD'Antoni's reputation as an innovative coach wasn't helped by his tenure in New York. Now he has a chance to rebound in Los Angeles.
Hartnett: Nash Makes The Universally Hated Lakers Likable Newest recruit Steve Nash makes the universally hated Lakers instantly more-likeable.