On The Lakers Firing Coach Mike Brown After Five Games

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On The Lakers Firing Coach Mike Brown After Five Games

Head coach Mike Brown has been fired by the Los Angeles Lakers, who have started the season with a conference-low 1-4 record despite adding Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to a roster that already includes Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol.

  • "Maybe another massive distraction that keeps their team under a microscope for another few weeks is exactly what this team needs?"


  • "Teams that fire Mike Brown have not traditionally done well."


  • "Five games in and not a single championship? I’d fire him too."


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