Mitch Kupchak Shows Confidence in D’Antoni
Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni will be back next season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday.
“Yeah, he’s back. I think he’s done a great job,” Kupchak told The Times. “There’s been no discussions otherwise.
D’Antoni, 61, has two more guaranteed years for a total of $8 million. The Lakers also owe former coach Mike Brown about $6 million over the next two years. Brown was fired five games into this season.