personally i would the lakers to be run by Mike d' antoni!, he would be reunited with Steve nash back, imagine what Amare and Nash accomplish back in in pHoenix?
now imagine Nash and Howards pick and rolls, Nash and Gasol Pick and Roll, Nash and Kobe pick and Pop,
Kobe must to learn to move without the ball, im not saying he doesnt know how to, but he needs his mentality to change, the face of the franchise is shifting from kobe to Howard now,
Anyone! Well, maybe not anyone, just was always against the Mike Brown hiring. Doubt D'Antoni would work, though it would be REALLY fun to see that experiment. I always thought that with the right personnel, he could get a team to a chip. Also thought that would have to include LeBron James. Still, he and Kobe also have a prior relationship (#8 was in part due to his admiration of D'Antoni during his dad's days in Italy). Definitely an intriguing choice, just not sure he puts them over the top.
Than again, who out there will? Phil isn't coming back, think Jerry Sloan would have been good but probably is not a mid-season type addition. Would have really liked them to give Brian Shaw a chance. Or just bring in Derek Fisher (lol, kidding. He will be a coach, but can't do that right now).
Well, I am pretty much blanking, maybe D'Antoni would be worth a roll of the dice. I would take him over Brown. Even in Cleveland, never saw that guy as a real leader and felt he was just a bad game manager. Always give the example of that Game 5 against Detroit in the 2007 play-offs. They had no timeouts with like, 5 minutes left in the 4th quarter! LeBron really had to work some magic. He and Stan Van Gundy are two guys I just say are not coaches you want in play-off time. D'Antoni may not really be either, just would take him over either of those guys.
Jerry Sloan would be awesome. Not going to happen. But considering he is one of the greatest NBA coaches ever, it would be nice to see him get a ring. And yes, putting Sloan on the bench with the talent they have in the starting lineup, would come about as close as you can get to guaranteeing a ring as you can these days without having Lebron on your team (Sloan coaching the Heat would also mean guaranteed ring as well.)
Kobe is putting up 27 points on only 17 shots and shooting 56, 43 and 92 on the season... Getting to the line 7 times per game. I don't think anything he's doing is the problem lol.
Too often the coach takes the blame. He's getting all the blame just like Eric Spoelstra did a couples years ago. Honestly if they can't get Phil Jackson back i don't think getting a new coach is going to help.
Maybe thats the Problem? they are reallying so much on Kobe, saw one play that when Kobe got the Ball, all of them was just standing Up waiting for the rebound, the offense stood still,