HoopsHype Mike D'Antoni rumors

April 30, 2014 Updates

Mike Trudell: The Lakers declined to pick up the option year (2015-16) on Mike D’Antoni’s contract, as D’Antoni and his agent had requested. D’Antoni met with Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss at the team’s facility, where the conversation resulting in D’Antoni resigning took place. Twitter @LakersReporter

April 29, 2014 Updates
April 26, 2014 Updates

Ready for Mike D’Antoni III? After 10 days of soul searching, the key figures in Lakers management are agreed on bringing back D’Antoni for a third season as coach, a source with knowledge of the deliberations told the Register. Orange County Register

The Lakers have yet to inform D’Antoni of anything, but they intend to keep him, absolving him of blame for the 27-55 finish without Bryant and Steve Nash for 141 of a possible 162 games. Orange County Register

Marc J. Spears: Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is hopeful about meeting with GM Mitch Kupchak next week, a source tells Yahoo, but still no date has been set. Twitter @SpearsNBAYahoo

During conversations with the Los Angeles Lakers over the past 10 days, embattled coach Mike D'Antoni has asked them to pick up the team option on the fourth year of his current contract, sources with knowledge of the situation have told ESPN.com. ESPN.com

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