L.A. Lakers’ New Coach: 7 Reasons Mike Brown Is Right Candidate

Mike Brown has been hired as the next coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Although it's going to be next to impossible to replace Phil Jackson, Brown represents a shift in organizational philosophy that Lakers' fans should embrace rather than deride.

On the surface, Brown's hire may not look like a win for the team, but GM Mitch Kupchak knows his team had too hard of a time on the defensive end, and that's Brown's forte.

Here are seven reasons why Brown makes perfect sense in Los Angeles.  

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