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Lakers add Adelman to coaching list

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08:07 AM ET 05.21 | The Lakers are slowly reaching out to coaching candidates, contacting Rick Adelman to officially express an interest in him to replace Phil Jackson. Former Lakers coach Mike Dunleavy and current Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw are also candidates. Former Cleveland coach Mike Brown is considered the front-runner for the Golden State coaching job, though the Lakers are somewhat interested in him too.

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May 21, 2011  09:02 AM ET

Still can't believe Brown and Dunleavy are on this list...

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May 21, 2011  09:50 AM ET

Do you feel lucky, Bro?

May 21, 2011  09:53 AM ET
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I'm crossing my fingers for tonight. I just hope that JET shows up and our defense shows up. JET has been the constant in all the losings in the playoffs. Everytime we lose he does not show up. He talks too much. He does not need to tell the whole world that he will outscore the whole OKC bench. That's too much disrespect and just gives the OKC bench to play harder. He sets himself up to fail. Just let your game do the talking... Stupid JET

Yep... our favorite whipping boy showed up at the same time as a half-hearted defense did.

I tip my hat to OKC but I know what I saw... and I expect Coach to refocus the team a little.


And JET - **** and just PLAY!!!

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May 21, 2011  11:11 AM ET
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Didn't we read this last week?

We did and until there's something concrete to report, it's just the same old story reran for hits. Otis, best of luck to your boys tonight.

May 21, 2011  11:13 AM ET
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for real

yep cant believe it either. dunleavy? might as well add dumbtonie to the list too

May 21, 2011  11:13 AM ET
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a bi-product of a team,franchise and city left in utter ruins by one man's desertion and ambition. That being said GO HEAT!!!

hahhaah! BANDWAGGONER!

May 21, 2011  11:23 AM ET
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I would take Dantoni over that fool.

helll naw id take dumbleavy over dumbtonie. the whole run and gun offense only and play defense when you have the time but dont worry about it, worry about scoring?! PFT! blasphemy!

May 21, 2011  11:24 AM ET
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nah just like to mess with Suga Bear. lol

hehehe suga bear. carefull.....u might get the claw ;)

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May 21, 2011  11:36 AM ET
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yeah but the other one doesnt coach offense well either....less of two evils sir

yes it is sir. an offensive minded coach who doesnt care about defense or a defensive minded coach who cant get his team to score points.......uh....can we get wino pop in here?

May 21, 2011  11:37 AM ET
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as long as she doesnt bite the salami I am good and she doesnt.

hahhah u tomcat u... ;)

 
May 21, 2011  11:39 AM ET
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hey have respect for a champion Ghost Jr.

hahhah its sarcasm bro! geez we need to sign u up for sarcastics 101. pop aint going anywhere. he'll retire once timmy does. thats what was written in the bible...

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