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Lakers coach: Discouraged? Move on

Updated: December 24, 2013, 10:17 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- Despite losing both legs of a two-game road trip through Golden State and Phoenix by a combined 46 points, Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni was defiant when a reporter suggested fans have become "discouraged" by the team's 13-15 start to the season.

"Why would I be discouraged?" D'Antoni said. "We're fighting with a bunch of good guys that played well before, and they'll play [well] again. If [the fans] are discouraged, then, you know, find another team to root for. I'm ...

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