Entries Tagged as 'Mike D’Antoni'

Throwback Thursday: Nash’s shot propels Suns to first WCF appearance in 12 years

January 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Date: May 20, 2005 Place: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Set-up: In the 2005 Western Conference Semifinals, the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks became just the fourth pair of teams to ever score more than 100 points in every game of a six or seven-game series. Luckily for Phoenix, its MVP point guard, Steve Nash, […]

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Playoffs · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 117, Los Angeles Lakers 90 — Beat(down) LA

December 23rd, 2013 · 43 Comments

PHOENIX — Things have changed since Mike D’Antoni left Phoenix after the 2007-08 season, but the former Suns coach knew that offense still reigned supreme inside US Airways Center. Asked whether Monday night’s contest between Pacific Division foes would be a shootout, D’Antoni, now in his first full season with the Lakers, didn’t hesitate to […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Mike D'Antoni · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

New Lakers coach is studying Suns’ SSOL offense

August 14th, 2013 · 5 Comments

In both Los Angeles and New York, Mike D’Antoni’s offense hasn’t produced what it did in Phoenix. The former Suns head coach enters his first full season with the Lakers with a rebuilt coaching crew. Only brother Dan D’Antoni returns after a hybrid staff made of Mike Brown’s selections left after last season. So it’s […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Mike D'Antoni

Mike D’Antoni regrets leaving Suns; Kendall Marshall to D-League

November 29th, 2012 · 7 Comments

After a 40-point drubbing at the hands of a team that’s mediocre at best, it’s easy for fans to wistfully remember the good old days. It’s not as common for a head coach of a current championship contender to do so by publicly acknowledging he made a mistake leaving his old job before it was […]

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Tags: Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash

ValleyoftheSuns Live: Heat at Suns postgame show

November 17th, 2012 · 7 Comments

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Miami Heat · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Video Blog

Mike D’Antoni the right choice to be next Los Angeles Lakers head coach

November 15th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Phil Jackson may be the lord of the rings, but Mike D’Antoni was the right choice all along to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Now granted the Lakers — who host the Phoenix Suns on Friday night in Staples Center in a game D’Antoni is not expected to coach — […]

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers · Mike D'Antoni · Phoenix Suns · Steve Nash