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Hibbert asked agent to find him a coach who played in NBA

Frank Vogel became the head coach of the Indiana Pacers in 2011. Roy Hibbert was drafted by the team in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft, but it wasn’t until after Vogel took over that the former Georgetown standout became an NBA All-Star. Despite that, Hibbert’s seems to think it is advantageous for...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Kobe will play more small forward than shooting guard

Everyone in the NBA is going small these days. It's all the rage after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA title in part because of their lineup flexibility. And the Los Angeles Lakers will be joining the trend next season.According to NBA.com's David Aldridge, Lakers coach Byron Scott acknowledged that with D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson and Lou Williams all in the fold, Los...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Lakers' D'Angelo Russell 'is not Magic Johnson'

Some coaches, such as Doc Rivers when it came to DeAndre Jordan, talk up their players to an extent that it because sickening. It's a way to boost their self-esteem and keep them playing their best.Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott might not be from that school of thought, if his comments about Lakers first-round pick D'Angelo Russell are any indication.Russell struggled throughout...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Byron Scott and the Los Angeles Lakers headed in the right direction?

In a recent interview Los Angeles Lakers’ coach Byron Scott said hes excited about the competition they have at every position. This is something that is often preached by coaches, but it is hard to achieve. Coaches believe that competition is what brings the most out of players. So anytime you can create a situation where players are constantly competing, it works better for the...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Woman sitting next to Byron Scott had Twitter buzzing during the Lakers summer league game

On Saturday night, Los Angeles Lakers played their second summer league game against the Philadelphia 76ers. While many were watching D’angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor, Lakers head coach Byron Scott was the talk of the game. Scott showed up to the Lakers summer league game, but he didn’t come alone. Scott was shown sitting next to a nice looking woman, who had Twitter buzzing...
Via No Guts, No Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers coach Byron Scott doing well in personal free-agent market

No, the Los Angeles Lakers haven't done great in free agency. But maybe their coach, something of a free agent himself, is doing better in the market. Byron Scott was spotted Friday attending a game being played by the Lakers' entry in the Las Vegas Summer League. Scott, who is single after his divorce in January, sat next to a woman who caught the eye of parts of the online community...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers will reportedly pursue Tom Thibodeau

Byron Scott still has a year remaining on his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, but that isn’t stopping the team from exploring other options. According to basketball reporter Jordan Schultz, the Lakers are planning to pursue Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. It is basically a foregone conclusion that Thibodeau will not be coaching...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Opposing players say they want to play for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the worst teams in the NBA, and the fact that they have Kobe Bryant is no longer helping. Bryant will turn 37 this summer and cannot stay healthy. How is a 19-53 team with an aging superstar planning to attract free agents? According to Lakers coach Byron Scott,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott, like Kobe, irritated by Lakers' celebration

It’s safe to say the Los Angeles Lakers won’t be celebrating much the next time they snap a long losing streak. Several members of the Lakers went a bit over the top Sunday night after the team ended a seven-game losing streak with an overtime win over the Boston Celtics. Nick Young, Jordan Hill and Jeremy Lin hammed it up during a postgame interview after erasing the skid...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott on Jason Kidd: He was known as being an a-hole

It’s a rare occurrence indeed for a member of any coaching fraternity, no matter the sport, to come out and essentially badmouth a fellow head coach, even in a veiled manner. But given the rumored bad blood from days gone by that apparently exists between Byron Scott and Jason Kidd, perhaps the fact that the...Read More The post Byron Scott takes shot at Jason Kidd: ‘He was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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