Mike D'Antoni fits with Lakers
Innovative offensive mind can blend Bryant with Nash, Howard and Gasol
I had the good fortune to witness this firsthand while working in the Suns' front office during D'Antoni's reign.
D'Antoni used to preach to the players phrases like "shoot it or move it," "the ball finds energy," "the first three steps in transition are the difference" and, of course, "wings run to deep corners." These were all tenets of his coaching philosophy. And it's a philosophy that could turn around the Lakers' season.
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