I love college basketball and I love movies. So when March Madness came around and I had the chance to host a video for Fandango ranking the best movie basketball coaches of all-time, I said yes faster than Nick Young does to a contested 3.
There always seems to be an NBA team that — for better or worse — hits the scene a few years before their style takes over the whole league. I took a look at the most memorable trendsetters in league history.
What’s it like covering the Lakers? Los Angeles Daily News beat writer Mark Medina tells stories about the one time Nick Young got mad at him, how to interview Kobe the right way, and his thoughts on Lamar Odom.
Mark also previews the Lakers season, handicaps D’Angelo Russell’s rookie of the year chances, and drops his favorite arena in the NBA to visit.