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    Mike Brown canned......

    http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/nba/s...wn-source-says

    Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown has been fired after a 1-4 start to the season, a source tells ESPNLosAngeles.com's Ramona Shelburne.
    How can he have wisdom whose talk is of bollocks?

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    Mike Brown Fired

    Lakers have fired Mike Brown
    Sam Amick, USA TODAY

    1:02PM EST November 9. 2012 - Mike Brown has been fired by the Los Angeles Lakers, according to his agent Warren Legarie.

    The Lakers are off to a 1-4 start and will play Golden State tonight at the Staples Center.

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    Let the Jerry Sloan talk begin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duck Rodgers View Post
    Wow. Feels a little premature, but making the move this early shows management obviously didn't have faith that things would get much better.
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    Good. I hope the Lakers die.

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    Make Kobe a coach player, then he will finally be happy.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
    Within past 24 hours, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak had pushed ownership to give Mike Brown more time before firing him, sources tell Y! Sports.

    Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
    As Lakers ownership has been considering firing of Brown, Mike D'Antoni has been a prominent name discussed as replacement, sources tell Y!
    Buckle Up Jazz

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    Wow. I thought Mike Brown was a crappy coach and a poor fit for L.A., but man you've got to give it a chance. Has L.A. never gone 1-4 under Phil Jackson (not talking about starting a season 1-4).

    But hey, I'm happy the Jazz were able to help create chaos in lakerland.

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    D'Antoni makes a lot of sense with the Kobe and Nash connections. They really do have 4 solid options if they can convince any of them. D'Antoni would be the easiest to do so probably. Sloan, Phil Jackson returning, or Jeff Van Gundy seem like the other targets.
    How can he have wisdom whose talk is of bollocks?

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    After watching them play the other night, this doesn't surprise me. The other guy who should watch his back is Mitch Kupchak because that is a horribly constructed team. It's almost like a Laker version of a jazzfanz poster had his trade threads come true.


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    I think the lesson here is, dont try to run the princeton offense.

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    Mike Brown - FIRED!

    Glad we played Lakers when we did.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
    As USA Today first reported, Mike Brown has been fired as Lakers coach.
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    I didnt know Mike Brown as involved with the Utah Jazz

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    Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
    Lakers ownership has made it clear that buying out Brown's remaining $11M-plus and investing in new coach now won't be issue, sources say.

    Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
    As Lakers ownership has been considering firing of Brown, Mike D'Antoni has been a prominent name discussed as replacement, sources tell Y!

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