Was it time for Mike Brown to go?

L.A. Times 2012/11/09 18:52:00
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The Lakers have fired Mike Brown as coach after the team's 1-4 start, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it. Brown was barely a month into his second season with the team, which struggled badly amid high expectations.

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  • sol 2012/11/14 18:10:48
    He was getting the wins. Yes the NBA season is long but you can't go 1-4 and be okay the the year before and keep your job.
  • John Roche 2012/11/13 15:15:53
  • Yankee: The A-Hole of PHÆT 2012/11/13 05:51:42
    Yankee: The A-Hole of PHÆT
    1-4 big whoop. the lakers are the yankees of basketball. buy their team and if they dont do well theyre all bums and the fans boo. its unfair to fire a coach only after 5 games when theres 82 in the season.
  • flrdsgns 2012/11/10 16:00:37
    Not only a 1-4 start, but an 0-8 preseason. Bring Phil back
  • Prime Time Lime 2012/11/10 15:58:26
    Prime Time Lime
    The Lakers are an old and aged team,that are lethargic and without much motivation.Kobe and others should be the ones leaving the team or they will certainly end up in the cellar,and will very likely end up as the worst team in the league this year anyway.
  • the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA 2012/11/10 14:20:32
    the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA
    Nope the Lakers are greedy & impatient.Just like George & the Yankees..They can't wait two seconds for anything. He got Lebron to the Finals first. Took time. Selfish Move
  • squire 2012/11/10 09:28:07
    Who really knows until we hear the official word
  • joe mauro 2012/11/10 03:05:01
    joe mauro
    oh course not ,but whatever kobe the rapist wants he gets
  • carlton999 joe mauro 2012/11/10 08:46:57
    The only thing I know is that, as a Laker fan I am on hiatus until Kobe is off the team.
  • joe mauro carlton999 2012/11/11 21:48:16
  • Raphy 2012/11/10 02:19:32
    Not really. I didn't know what to think of the hire in the first place. They shoulh have hired Brain Shaw to follow up Phil. But I would have given him this year to finish out. At least a month or two. I think he would have gotten it worked out by then.
  • thomas.ilgenfritz 2012/11/10 01:18:24
    he should never have been brought back for the job in the first place..Kobe runs the club and he didn't like him..No one will be able to coach without his approval (:
  • Rigo Rangel 2012/11/10 01:12:10 (edited)
    Rigo Rangel
    Not after the season had already started, now the team is going to struggle even more with a new coach, even if they bring Phil. They should of waited another season,,but then again kobe is not getting younger neither is Nash and pau.
  • MarinerFH 2012/11/10 00:59:45
  • flrdsgns MarinerFH 2012/11/10 16:03:27
    Brown was introducing an entirely new offense to people who have played a long time and played well. Bad move on Brown's part.
  • unclepat 2012/11/10 00:40:34
    Laker management could take a hint from the Heat organization. They threw the big three together and yet it still took those guys almost half a season to gel. Even after they seemed to get it together, they lost in their first year in the finals. We know how it turned out just last season. Point is you just cant throw a squad together, have some of them miss the pre-season and then think that everything's gonna come out great!
  • paydownthenationaldebt.com 2012/11/09 21:44:21
  • Logical American 2012/11/09 21:32:18
    Logical American
    Though the blame is not totally his, he was not living up to expectations. Simple.
  • kevracer 2012/11/09 21:19:49
    Kobe gets what Kobe wants, so the coach was fired.

    Inmates are running the asylum

    Kareem was quoted yesterday as saying that no one needed to panic until January
  • TimothyBrianFoley 2012/11/09 20:48:28
    the lakers we're playing terrible they are better off without him
  • Chew Hater 2012/11/09 20:39:02
    Chew Hater
    Try to get Phil Jackson back ASAP!
  • jacktown kid 2012/11/09 20:01:50
    jacktown kid
    need for a change
  • fo1133 jacktow... 2012/11/09 20:58:49
    big time
  • jacktow... fo1133 2012/11/13 16:12:08
    jacktown kid
    Yes indeed
  • jffl1013 2012/11/09 20:01:41
    Mike Brown is terrible. The minute I saw Steve Nash walking up the court, I knew Mike Brown wasn't going to last long this season. I've been a Mavs fan for long enough to know that Steve Nash has no business walking his way up and down the court.
  • Caedus01 Sith Lord of the P... 2012/11/09 19:53:43
    Caedus01 Sith Lord of the PHAET
    He was screwed
  • MsDianna 2012/11/09 19:23:01
    I sure wouldn't want the job

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