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Lakers News: Frank Vogel Had Heartfelt Conversations With Rondo, Caldwell-Pope After Winning Championship

Head coach Frank Vogel's unwavering confidence in his players helped the Los Angeles Lakers get through a...

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LeBron James’ trusted assistant coach Phil Handy chooses Lakers over Nets

Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Phil Handy has recently been involved in swirling rumors of him potentially joining the new regime under head coach Steve Nash in the Brooklyn Nets. He himself has put an end to the talks of relocating to New York and reaffirmed his commitment to the Lakers organization. “I am a […] The post LeBron James’ trusted assistant coach Phil Handy chooses Lakers over Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hoops Habit

Houston Rockets: 5 small-ball players to target in free agency

  If the Houston Rockets intend to keep their small-ball approach next season, there are a few free agent targets they should take a flyer on. After a second-round defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Houston Rockets have been making headlines frequently this offseason. First, it was head coach Mike D’Antoni parting ways with […] Houston Rockets: 5 small-ball players to target in free agency - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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James Harden, Russell Westbrook aren’t getting traded, per Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta says stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook won’t get traded this offseason. The Rockets, who lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2020 playoffs, need a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni decided not to come back. General manager Daryl Morey also stepped down from […] The post James Harden, Russell Westbrook aren’t getting traded, per Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Praises ‘Incredible Leader’ Jeanie Buss

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to find their way back to the top, winning an NBA championship in head coach...

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Frank Vogel reveals truth of Lakers reportedly voting to end season after protest

After the Milwaukee Bucks protested their playoff game against the Orlando Magic in the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting in Wisconsin, multiple reports stated that the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers were opposed to finishing out the 2020 playoffs. However, according to Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, his team never voted to […] The post Frank Vogel reveals truth of Lakers reportedly voting to end season after protest appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

How Tyronn Lue impacts the Los Angeles Lakers-Clippers rivalry

New Clippers coach Tyronn Lue used to coach LeBron James – can he now beat him and the Los Angeles Lakers? For the first time in 10 years, the Los Angeles Lakers are NBA Champions! Winning a championship in of itself is incredibly difficult – doing it while confined inside a 40 square mile bubble, […] How Tyronn Lue impacts the Los Angeles Lakers-Clippers rivalry - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

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NBA Rumors: Multiple Nets Officials Interested In Lakers Assistant Phil Handy

Head coach Frank Vogel and his staff have done a tremendous job in their first season with the Los Angeles...

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3 best blockbuster James Harden trades for Rockets after Daryl Morey’s departure

The Houston Rockets may soon find themselves deciding on the future of their franchise. Since their elimination by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2020 playoffs, the Rockets have lost head coach in Mike D’Antoni along with role advisor Daryl Morey recently stepping down as general manager. As Morey attempted on […] The post 3 best blockbuster James Harden trades for Rockets after Daryl Morey’s departure appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers coach Frank Vogel reveals emotional exchange with Rajon Rondo after winning title

First-time NBA champion coach Frank Vogel of the Los Angeles Lakers recently opened up about an unforgettable exchange he had with veteran point guard Rajon Rondo after the Lakers clinched the title on Sunday against the Miami Heat. Vogel shared how Rondo approached him to tell his coach what it meant for him to be […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel reveals emotional exchange with Rajon Rondo after winning title appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan: Who is the GOAT? Lakers coach Frank Vogel has spoken

Ex-Indiana Pacers and current Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel answers the question, "Do you think LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan?"        

Orlando Magic Daily

Orlando Magic never gave Frank Vogel a chance to succeed

The Orlando Magic fired Frank Vogel in 2018, since then the coach has won the 2020 NBA title with arguably the best player in NBA history as his first option.  A lot can change in two years. Just ask Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel. The coach went from a dumpster fire situation in Orlando […] Orlando Magic never gave Frank Vogel a chance to succeed - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Mike D’Antoni a candidate to join Steve Nash on Nets staff

Former Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni recently emerged as a candidate to land a position in the coaching staff of newly-hired Brooklyn Nets head tactician Steve Nash. Another notable individual potentially included in the mix is Phil Handy who currently serves as an assistant coach to the 2020 NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, according […] The post Mike D’Antoni a candidate to join Steve Nash on Nets staff appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Clipperholics

LA Clippers: Pressure is on to Nail Their Coaching Hire

After the unceremonious departure of Doc Rivers as the Coach of the LA Clippers, the franchise is under pressure to hire the right coach they feel can finally take them over the top. With the Los Angeles Lakers winning the 2020 bubble championship, it puts more emphasis on the front office to find a coach […] LA Clippers: Pressure is on to Nail Their Coaching Hire - Clipperholics - Clipperholics - LA Clippers News, Rumors, Scores and More

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Erik Spoelstra’s heartfelt message encapsulating Heat’s epic Finals run

The Miami Heat ultimately fell short in their goal to hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy this season, but head coach Erik Spoelstra remains proud of his men for giving the Los Angeles Lakers one hell of a fight. While it would have been sweet to cap off their amazing bubble run with the championship in-hand, […] The post Erik Spoelstra’s heartfelt message encapsulating Heat’s epic Finals run appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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LeBron James gets best ‘in the universe’ statement from Lakers coach Frank Vogel

After leading the Los Angeles Lakers to their 17th title in franchise history, LeBron James was deservingly awarded with the Finals MVP trophy on Sunday night. Head coach Frank Vogel had nothing but high praise for his superstar after their championship-clinching victory against the Miami Heat, with Vogel dubbing LeBron as the GOAT of the […] The post LeBron James gets best ‘in the universe’ statement from Lakers coach Frank Vogel appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Former Pacers coach Frank Vogel wins NBA championship with Lakers

Frank Vogel reached the Eastern Conference finals twice as Indiana Pacers coach. He became a champion with the Lakers.       

Los Angeles Times

Lakers 'defensive masterpiece' quite a close-out statement

Defense, defense and more defense is what lifted the Lakers to a 106-93 victory over the Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. "I'm so proud of that," coach Frank Vogel said.

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VIDEO: Mark Jackson badly disagrees with claim that Frank Vogel took on ‘difficult’ Lakers coaching gig

ESPN color commentator Mark Jackson believes Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel lucked into a rather easy gig prior to the 2019-20 campaign. With the Lakers up big in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday, the subject of Vogel’s mentorship came into light. Jackson seemed ticked off when […] The post VIDEO: Mark Jackson badly disagrees with claim that Frank Vogel took on ‘difficult’ Lakers coaching gig appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Erik Spoelstra gets emotional after Heat’s NBA Finals defeat

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was devastated in the aftermath of Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday. His team fell short against the mighty Los Angeles Lakers squad, who closed out the series 4-2 and won their 17th NBA title in the process. While the Purple and Gold stayed on the court […] The post Erik Spoelstra gets emotional after Heat’s NBA Finals defeat appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Report: Alex Caruso replacing Dwight Howard in Lakers’ starting lineup for Game 6 vs. Heat

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel is replacing center Dwight Howard in the starting lineup with guard Alex Caruso for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday, per Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic. The Lakers are trying to clinch title No. 17 by winning Game 6. Los […] The post Report: Alex Caruso replacing Dwight Howard in Lakers’ starting lineup for Game 6 vs. Heat appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Los Angeles Times

Erik Spoelstra borrowed one of LeBron James' favorite speeches, and Heat gave it life

The Lakers will get a second shot at winning the NBA title Sunday when they play a Miami team that, according to its coach, has demonstrated it belongs in the Finals.

Los Angeles Times

Lakers a victim of bad calls? Coach Frank Vogel perturbed by late fouls in Game 5

It wouldn't be the NBA Finals without a coach complaining about foul calls, but does Lakers coach Frank Vogel have a point about late Game 5 calls?

ClutchPoints

The reason why Lakers coach Frank Vogel is not buying Jimmy Butler’s Big Face coffee

Jimmy Butler has set up his own coffee business in the NBA bubble, and he has had plenty of customers. Unfortunately for him, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel is not one of them. Ahead of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Vogel explained why he hasn’t bought a cup of Butler’s Big Face […] The post The reason why Lakers coach Frank Vogel is not buying Jimmy Butler’s Big Face coffee appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers’ Frank Vogel rips officiating for ‘bad calls’ in favor of Jimmy Butler

Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel remained confident that they can dust off their Game 5 loss in the NBA Finals and bounce back. They had several chances to steal the win from the Miami Heat, but they just couldn’t get the job done. But while he admitted it was a tough loss to swallow, […] The post Lakers’ Frank Vogel rips officiating for ‘bad calls’ in favor of Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s advice to young players after thrilling Game 5 Finals win

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra claimed that young players in this league should strive to emulate his superstar Jimmy Butler if they want to have a successful career. Following Miami’s thrilling 111-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Coach Spo had high praise for the two-way ace’s […] The post Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s advice to young players after thrilling Game 5 Finals win appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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The surprising Lakers player ‘quietly’ making big impact on NBA Finals, per Frank Vogel

It takes a team to raise a trophy. While that may be the case, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel gave his expert opinion on which player has made a difference for the Lakers in achieving that milestone during the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat (via Silver Screen & Roll’s Harrison Faigen). Frank […] The post The surprising Lakers player ‘quietly’ making big impact on NBA Finals, per Frank Vogel appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Erik Spoelstra gets spicy while updating Goran Dragic, Bam Adebayo’s status for Game 5

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has heard all the storylines and narratives about his team heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. With the Lakers up 3-1 in the series and the Heat’s season on the brink, Spoelstra’s team will enter the game as significant underdogs, much like they […] The post Erik Spoelstra gets spicy while updating Goran Dragic, Bam Adebayo’s status for Game 5 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Frank Vogel says he's 'gotten really comfortable' with Jason Kidd | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin play "BS or Real Talk," reacting to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel saying he's "gotten really comfortable" with assistant Jason Kidd as they enter the 2019-20 NBA season with LeBron J

Steve Kerr calls AD trade request 'bad for the league,' but it's not the first demand | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin react to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calling the Anthony Davis trade request -- which got him sent from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers -- "bad for the league." #TheJump ✔

Kendrick Perkins: Steve Kerr’s Anthony Davis comments are ‘hypocritical’ | First Take

Kendrick Perkins calls out Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr for saying Anthony Davis forcing his way to the Los Angeles Lakers is “bad for the league.” #FirstTake ✔