Mike D’Antoni Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Lakers Head Coach

Updates from Tuesday, April 29

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports Mike D'Antoni is looking to remain with the Lakers:

Updates from Friday, April 25

The Orange County Register's Mark Heisler reports that D'Antoni will be retained as Lakers head coach:

After 10 days of soul searching, the key figures in Lakers management are agreed on bringing back D’Antoni for a third season as coach, a source with knowledge of the deliberations told the Register.

However, Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding noted that the two sides have not officially sat down yet:

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne notes that D'Antoni wants things settled:

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Mike D'Antoni's run with the Los Angeles Lakers isn't over just yet. 

After a forgettable 27-55 season marked the worst campaign of the 62-year-old's coaching career, many believed D'Antoni would be cast off after his second year at the helm of the Lake Show. 

The uncertainty of his future only recently became less certain when rumors began circling about the Marshall alum filling the open vacancy with the Thundering Herd, but it appears as though D'Antoni won't be returning home. 

The Charleston Daily Mail's Chuck McGill has the newest rumor: 

Sources told the Charleston Daily Mail on Tuesday afternoon that D'Antoni will remain the head coach of the Lakers and, thus, will not be in position to accept the vacant Herd hoops job.

D'Antoni is staying put. [Marshall athletic director Mike] Hamrick is moving on.

There was reportedly mutual interest, but according to McGill, D'Antoni met with Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak "multiple times," and the belief is the Lakers will keep their current head coach, who has another season on his contract. 

Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily ...

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