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The Credits 6/23/09

Here are today's Links:

  • Phil Jackson mulls coaching Los Angeles Lakers mostly at home - ESPN
    Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson said in a radio interview Tuesday that he will make a firm decision about returning to the bench next season by "early July" and that he will also explore the possibility of letting Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis coach more road games in Jackson's place. Jackson Jackson In the interview with ESPN Radio in Los Angeles (710 AM), Jackson insisted that health concerns would be the only reason that prevented him from completing the final season of his current coaching contract. He also revealed that the concept of Rambis coaching the team regularly on the road -- theoretically sparing Jackson, who turns 64 in September, from the rigors of travel -- has already been discussed internally.
  • Lakers' draft day choices -
    With 3 picks in NBA draft, champions face many possibilities.
  • Magic Johnson ranks as best No. 1 pick in history of NBA draft - Ian Thomsen -
    Claiming to know the greatest draft pick of all time in each of the top 30 slots is a good way to start an argument. In this case, I leaned toward draft picks who helped create team success. While going through the lists year by year, I was reminded just how difficult it is to find impact players -- even when dealing with a top-three pick. To go through the draft lists over the last six decades is to realize that the likes of Bill Russell and Michael Jordan are rarely discovered.
  • A look back at Lakers' first-round draft picks -
    Who were the booms - and who were the busts?
  • Lakers on Twitter at BasketBlog
    Here’s our current Lakers Twitter Roster

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