On crutches, Mike D'Antoni takes over the Lakers - Article Photos 1/5

New Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, right, is accompanied by vice president of public relations John Black as they leave after an NBA basketball news conference in El Segundo, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Although D'Antoni is still on crutches after his recent knee surgery, he is already at work with the Lakers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)