Lakers Rumors & News Recap: Jerry Sloan on Lakers’ Radar?

The rumors have started to run rampant in the City of Angels once again with the Los Angeles Lakers being linked to a possible coaching change in the next month or so.

Although only three games have been played so far in the 2012-13 NBA season, the Lakers are already struggling with a 1-3 record heading into Wednesday night’s matchup against the Utah Jazz. Despite Lakers Executive VP Jim Buss claiming that head coach Mike Brown is safe with the backing of the entire front office in Los Angeles including GM Mitch Kupchak and owner Jerry Buss, Lakers fans aren’t so certain.

Ironically enough, with the Lakers headed to Salt Lake City, the one rumor that has started to heat up is legendary head coach Jerry Sloan giving the NBA one more shot and considering the Lakers as a good place to start. 

Even though it is way too early to speculate a potential change at head coach with only a few games played in the regular season, anything can happen in Los Angeles with Sloan possibly on the team’s radar if things continue to go sour with Brown at the helm.

Along with all the rumors surrounding Brown’s job status, there’s been a lot of buzz in Los Angeles about Metta World Peace changing positions, Steve Nash’s injury timetable and Barack Obama getting re-elected.

Lakers Nation News

Lakers Rumors: Jerry Sloan Interested in Coaching Lakers?

Shootaround Report: Steve Nash Travels to Utah, Evaluated Daily

Lakers VP Jim Buss: ‘I’m 100 Percent Behind Mike Brown’

Lakers Weigh in on Presidential Election via Twitter

Lakers News: Metta World Peace To Be Back-Up Shooting Guard

Practice Report: Steve Blake Apologizes to Heckling Fan

Time Warner Cable SportsNet, DirecTV Still Far From a Deal

Lakers News

Lakers-Jazz Preview: Starting A Winning Streak [Silver Screen and Roll]

SVG: I Could Coach Dwight Again [Silver Screen and Roll]

Mike Brown Has the Lakers Support [Silver Screen and Roll]

Talking Lakers-Jazz with SLC Dunk [Silver Screen and Roll]

Lakers Coach Mike Brown Eyes An Unorthodox Rotation [LA Times]

Kobe Bryant Hopes He’ll Be At 90% By Wednesday’s Game [LA Times]

Darius Morris Earning Minutes [LA Times]

Limiting Kobe Bryant’s Playing Time Easier Said Than Done [LA Times]

New Reserves Antawn Jamison, Jodie Meeks Not Wowing As Hoped [LA Times]

Blake Remorseful After Being Fined for Interaction With Fan [OC Register]

Ding: Lakers Give Mike Brown Time to Show His Strength [OC Register]

First Victory Lightens Mood for Lakers [OC Register]

Cox Picks Up Lakers Network [OC Register]

Mike Brown Says Expect to See Metta World Peace at Shooting Guard [ProBasketballTalk]

Don’t Buy The Rumors Mike Brown’s Job is in Immediate Danger [ProBasketballTalk]

Lakers Notebook: Princeton Offense Not Affecting Kobe Bryant’s Play [LA Daily News]

Lakers Notebook: Multitude of Whistles Put Howard in a Fool Mode [LA Daily News]

Dwight Howard, Chris Paul Reflect on Failed Plan to Team Up on Mavericks [Point Forward]

How Dwight Howard Can Space the Floor for Pau Gasol [Forum Blue and Gold]

NBA News

Scottie Pippen Says Barack Obama Has “Smooth Game” [ProBasketballTalk]

Pacers’ Granger Out Three Months After Shot to Help Knee [ProBasketballTalk]

Sixers Gambling on Andrew Bynum [ESPN]

Bulls’ Noah Regrets 3-Point Shot for Big Macs [ESPN]

Del Negro: Blake’s Elbow Injury ‘A Concern’ [ESPN]

Cavs’ Rookie Zeller Out With Concussion, Fracture [Yahoo Sports]

Deng, Bulls Hand Magic First Loss [Yahoo Sports]

In the East, Everyone’s Playing for 6th [SB Nation]

Raptors’ Lowry Badly Rolls Ankle [SB Nation]

Van Gundy No Fan of Flop Rule [Hang Time Blog]

Dirk Nowitzki Signs Born in the U.S.A. [Sports City]

Dwyane Wade Said 2010 Meeting Nets Had No Jay-Z [Sports City]

Report: Adam Morrison Not Retiring From Basketball Yet [Sports City]

Video: Anthony Davis And Hugo The Hornet In The RV [Sports City]

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