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Lakers officially announce coaching staff With less than two weeks to go until the beginning of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced their full coaching staff. Byron Scott will be joined on the bench by assistants Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen, who has earned a promotion from the player development role he thrived in last season. Scott will also retain the services of Clay...
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Byron Scott reveals Lakers coaching staff additions

The Los Angeles Lakers haven't made an official announcement, but head coach Byron Scott has detailed the coaching staff he will be bringing to the sidelines this season with the Lakers. His coaching staff will include his son Thomas Scott, Larry Lewis, Paul Pressey, Mark Madsen and Jim Eyen, reports the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina. Medina also notes that there is...
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Kobe May Take Some Games Off Because He’s Old

New Lakers head coach Byron Scott has said that he will monitor the amount of stress put on Kobe Bryant in training camp and throughout the grind of the 82 game regular season, per Brett Pollakoff of Bryant is coming off of a season in which he only played 6 games before fracturing a bone in his knee. Now you’ve known Kobe Bryant since he was a teenager, since...
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What Byron Scott brings to the Los Angeles Lakers To quote one of my favorite wrestlers of my childhood, The Rock: “FINALLY.” After nearly 90 days, three interviews, and even a Stanley Cup victory by their Staples Center co-tenant, the Los Angeles Lakers finally came to agreement with Byron Scott to become the 25th coach in franchise history. About two months earlier, I ranked my Top 5 choices for the new Lakers...
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Byron Scott gives initial thoughts on Lakers roster via Twitter

Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season. His top priority, Scott wrote, is "to get our team to play defense on a consistent basis every single night." That's a welcome thought. given the Lakers gave up 109.2 points per game last season. How does he intend to make...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Byron Scott as coach

In a less-than-surprising move, the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Byron Scott to be their new head coach. As the only remaining NBA team without a coach, the Lakers were facing scrutiny to get something done. With Scott now on board, they can move on to their offseason program and start to implement his philosophy on the court.  Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Byron Scott Signing Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Byron Scott Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. There really is no problem with this hiring, as Scott is a strong veteran coach who should be a nice fit for them, however there are 2 problems; 1, why wait for weeks to hire a coach, when it was assumed that he was the favorite and 2, can he win the Lakers a title? I will answer each of...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Lakers offer Byron Scott head coaching job, negotiations have begun

The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly offered Byron Scott a head coaching offer, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard.Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers have offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. The two sides are now in negotiations.— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 25, 2014The two sides have started the negotiation phase of the head coach hiring process. The...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers offer Byron Scott head coaching job

In what cannot be considered too much of a surprise, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. He has been the favorite to land in Southern California since Derek Fisher took the New York Knicks job.  The two sides are reportedly in contract discussions right now. Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers have offered Byron Scott their head coaching...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott’s Confidential Lakers Interview Questionnaire Has Been Leaked

The Los Angeles Lakers still don’t have a head coach.  It’s now been 3 months since their schedule mercifully came to a close and there is still no head-man to lead the legendary purple and gold franchise for the upcoming season.  There’ve been potential hires.  There’s been rumors of big names cashing fat checks and [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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