paul westphal Archive

Mejia: Westphal lasts 12 days in lockout-shortened season

Del Harris made it to see 20 days, leading the Lakers to a 6-6 record back in the last lockout-shortened campaing in 1999. Paul Westphal got to 12, put out of his misery after milking two wins in seven games ¬†from a disgruntled motley crew in Sacramento. They’ll always have the riveting home-opening triumph over [...]

Sacramento Kings fire coach Paul Westphal

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Paul Westphal on Thursday following the team’s 2-5 start to the season. “I want to thank Paul for all his efforts on behalf of the Kings,” basketball president Geoff Petrie said in a statement. “Unfortunately, the overall performance level of the team did not approach what we felt was reasonable [...]

Stroll through the paint: First coaching firings loom

How long do we go before a head coach loses his job? Clearly, there are special circumstances this season. Training camps went by in a blink, preseason games offered no variety and virtually all coaches entered the season scrambling to figure out rotations and learn tendencies of their new personnel. Still, it must be noted [...]