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Lakers at a coaching crossroads

Based on the preliminary coaching candidates, L.A. could go in very different directions

Updated: May 18, 2011, 5:29 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Less than a week has passed since Phil Jackson limped his long body out of the Lakers' practice facility for the last time. Since then the team has pieced together a short list of candidates: two tested veterans (Rick Adelman and Mike Dunleavy) and two guys looking for their first stint on the sidelines (Lakers assistants Brian Shaw and Chuck Person).

Keep in mind, it's still early in the Lakers' coaching search, but those are the first names to draw interest. Interviews ...

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