WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

National Sports

WJBD - National Sports - D'Antoni steps down

D'Antoni steps down

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers are the latest team in need of a head coach.

     Mike D'Antoni has resigned after less than two seasons at the post. He went 67-87 with the Lakers, including a 27-55 mark this season.

     D'Antoni took over for Mike Brown, who lasted just 71 games after replacing 11-time NBA champion-coach Phil Jackson.

     The 62-year-old D'Antoni had one year left on his contract but wanted the Lakers to pick up his option year for 2015-16 to have any chance of success. The Lakers apparently refused, leading to D'Antoni's resignation.

See other NationalSports news:

Scoreboard Roundup - 4/27/15
Marlins Designated C Jarrod Saltalamacchia for Assignment
L.A. Angels Trade OF Josh Hamilton to Rangers
Nationals' Max Scherzer Thinks It's Time for the NL to Add the DH
Royals' Lorenzo Cain Says Feud with White Sox Over




Loyal Listener Club

Club Login

Follow Us At

This Site logo