With Mike D'Antoni gone, the Lakers should aim for Steve Kerr

Thursday May 1st, 2014
Steve Kerr has all but accepted the Knicks coaching job, but he may find a Lakers offer more enticing.
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But if they choose to enter the derby for Kerr, they better act fast, and pre-empt a Knicks press conference. Jackson was virtually unbeatable as a coach. The Lakers should find out whether the same is true as a president.

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