Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will sit out the team's final two preseason games, coach Byron Scott said Wednesday.
The Lakers play the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday and Sacramento Kings on Friday.
"I just think he needs some rest," Scott said. "I think he's shown me enough. I think we're all pretty happy with where he is."
The Los Angeles Lakers have been neglecting the three-point line. In their last three games, they’ve attempted 19 and only made one of them.
Head coach Byron Scott isn’t a big fan of the three-point line.
I asked Lakers coach Byron Scott about his philosophy on 3-pointers. "I don't believe it wins championships. (It) gets you to the playoffs."
— Baxter Holmes...
Byron Scott discussed the high rate of three-point shot attempts taken by NBA teams and admitted he is not a believer in the system.
“You’ve got a lot of teams that just live and die by it,” Scott said Friday. “Teams, general managers, coaches, they kind of draft that way to try to space the floor as much as possible. But you have to have shooters like that; you also have...
Byron Scott wants the Los Angeles Lakers to significantly decrease their three-point attempts this season.
"Our game plan is really to get to that basket," said Scott after practice Tuesday. "I like the fact that we only shot 10 threes. If we shoot between 10 and 15, I think that's a good mixture of getting to that basket and shooting threes.
You know those trash cans you’ve been hearing about all summer? Well, they may have finally gotten a little use today.
The majority of the players on this Lakers team had heard all about Byron Scott’s hard practices – he learned from the legendary Pat Riley, after all – and today they realized just how real all those rumors really were.
At the conclusion of...
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Byron Scott is the new head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. Fans and media alike were wondering who he..
Lakers head coach Byron Scott announces his coaching staff
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...
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...
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...
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
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