D’Antoni out in Phoenix, Avery Johnson out in Dallas

Wow!

I know it’s not Lakers related, but considering the wars the Lakers have had with the Suns and Mavericks over the years, I thought you all might be interested.

According to a report on SI.com, Mike D’Antoni is going to be taking the fall for the Suns first-round playoff ouster this season.

And in a widely-reported and expected move, the Mavericks fired coach Avery Johnson after their second-straight first-round loss.

Looks like that TNT slogan –Win or go home — was too soft. In the dog-eat-dog Western Conference, it’s more like “Win or be fired”

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  • http://www.laballtalk.com Los Angeles Lakers Blog

    Just wanted to point out that the D’Antoni firing is not 100%. But I’m quite interested to see what happens with both of these coaches in the off season. No doubt they will be employed, by who, we don’t know!