Mike D’Antoni Signs Four Year Deal With LA Lakers

The Lakers hired former Phoenix and New York coach Mike D’Antoni on Sunday night. The deal, according to agent Warren LeGarie, is for four years. Financial terms were not immediately known. The decision will serve as a shocking development for Lakers fans who were hoping for the return of Phil Jackson. The former Lakers coach met with team officials on Saturday and was believed to be on his way back after the Friday firing of Mike Brown.