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D'Antoni Jeered, But Loss Stings More

Jason Szenes/For The New York Times

Mike D’Antoni got the warm embrace he hoped for upon returning to New York.

“I went to my favorite people,” he said, “and that’s my wife and my son.”

The D’Antonis enjoyed a brief reunion at their Westchester County home Wednesday night, one month after Mike D’Antoni left to coach the Los Angeles Lakers. They stayed in. Laurel D’Antoni cooked. Mike caught up with his teenage son, Michael.

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