The hiring of Kurt Rambis to be an assistant coach on Mike D’Antoni’s staff was interesting, to say the least.
In terms of the politics and constant speculation surrounding the Lakers, it made for some interesting conspiracy theories, considering that D’Antoni is largely believed to be a short-term solution, while Rambis has a long history with the team which includes being a lead assistant during the tenure of Phil Jackson.
If you were surprised by D’Antoni adding Rambis to his staff given all of the things that are in play, you weren’t the only one. Rambis himself said he definitely didn’t see this coming.
“Mike D’Antoni came to me several weeks ago and asked if I’d be interested in the job,” Rambis said, in an interview with Lakers Nation. “Quite frankly, I was a little bit shocked about that, and for him, he…
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