Browsing Mike D’antoni

NBA Rumors: Houston Rockets in a Problem When James Harden Isn’t Playing

Posted on 27 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

The beginning of the Mike D’Antoni era with the Houston Rockets was also the first game for James Harden as an official point guard. In terms of statistics, unsurprisingly, it was terrific for him on an individual level. As a team? The Rockets lost, and showed some issues that could stick with them for more than just the opening game. More

NBA Rumors: Rockets, James Harden Haven’t Changed That Much

Posted on 24 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Change the head coach, bring in new players. Some things can’t change, and any team with James Harden on board completely relies on his ability, and his motivation to change as a leader and basketball players. To make a long story short: Hold your horses on the Houston Rockets completely transforming, and doing a whole lot better than last season. More

Houston Rockets Season Preview: Mike D’Antoni, Changing James Harden, Saving Daryl Morey

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Going through something of an overhaul this summer, the Houston Rockets have a new head coach in Mike D’Antoni, bringing in a very different basketball philosophy to what the team’s star, James Harden, has gotten used to. Daryl Morey, from his position, can’t afford another season like last year. At some point, his job will be on the line too. More

Houston Rockets: The Battle Between James Harden & Mike D’Antoni Paradigms

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The biggest question heading into next season for the Houston Rockets: Whose team is it going to be? James Harden, or Mike D’Antoni? Different styles, and possibly very different outcomes. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Believe in a Championship With James Harden

Posted on 10 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets did the smart financial move and extended the contract of James Harden now, instead of waiting for the salary cap to be a lot higher, showing trust in their superstar, and in his ability to be a cornerstone in a championship down the line. More

Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Mike D’Antoni? It’s Not Going to Work

Posted on 31 May, 2016, by in NBA

If the only two choices Jeremy Lin has in the upcoming free agency involve the Houston Rockets and someone else, he needs to go as far from Houston as possible. The Mike D’Antoni hiring and factor isn’t enough. James Harden is still king of the ring there, and until Daryl Morey is fired, his influence might be diminished, but never gone. More

Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets, James Harden & the Mike D’Antoni Factor

Posted on 23 May, 2016, by in NBA

While there’s an assumption that Jeremy Lin going wherever Mike D’Antonio goes will be great for his career, his former head coach taking the Houston Rockets job doesn’t mean he should follow him. Not while there’s James Harden on that team. More

NBA Rumors – Golden State Warriors Giving up on Steve Kerr

Posted on 11 May, 2014, by in NBA

Somehow, with no head coaching experience, Steve Kerr seems to be the hottest name among teams without an NBA head coach right now. The Golden State Warriors would like to sign him, but considering how deep he is in talks with the New York Knicks, it might be better for them to try and sign someone else. More

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16 Best Memes of Kobe Bryant & the Los Angeles Lakers Firing Mike D’Antoni

Posted on 2 May, 2014, by in NBA, Uncategorized

It doesn’t really matter that Mike D’Antoni actually resigned. The overall feeling was that the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t want him anymore, and the same goes for Kobe Bryant looking for a new head coach. Obviously, it sparked a long line of memes, some joking about the unemployed coach, but the others mostly making fun of the Lakers star. More

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Mike D’Antoni – Who Comes Next?

Posted on 1 May, 2014, by in NBA

Almost two full years as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers were enough for Mike D’Antoni amid the ongoing speculation of his job security, which now means that as the team heads into a massive rebuild, a new head coach, with names like Byron Scott, Kevin Ollie, George Karl, Lionel Hollins, John Calipari and possibly even Ettore Messina as likely candidates. More