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Old 11-15-2012, 07:58 PM   #68
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Default Re: Sources: Lakers hire Mike D'Antoni

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Originally Posted by DKLaker
Here is what Mr. Showtime, Magic Johnson thinks about the hiring and Jimmy;



http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/nba/s...e-mike-dantoni

Again, the only similarity between a HOF basketball player, and someone like me, is their opinions carry the same value. Magic was 0-10 as our interim coach. From his experience, could he tell you in all honesty that he's played/dealt with either Phil or D'antoni?

Its no surprise. Its the safe answer to be honest. Anyone would normally choose Phil over D'antoni. I would have opted for phil if Nash wasn't on the team. To win the trophy though, everyone has to be contributing and on the same page.

Look at what happened the last time we had a veteran star point guard on the team (Gary Payton). He lost interest, and barely played in the finals against detroit. Would you want Nash to lose interest?
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