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BYRON SCOTT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jim Buss on Scott over D'Antoni, Brown: 'He has the Laker blood'

Since Phil Jackson left town after the 2011-12 season, the Los Angeles Lakers have struggled somewhat to find their way on the coaching front. Going with the man who'd previously coached LeBron James, Mike Brown, didn't work, and the Mike D'Antoni experiment seemed doomed from the start.Now, for all of his faults, the Lakers have a member of the family on the bench in Byron Scott...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers coach Byron Scott says Michael Jordan stands 'no chance' in golf

If you want to be the greatest, you have to top the greatest. It's an aphorism that impacts much of what the Los Angeles Lakers do on and off the court. Kobe Bryant, for one, aims to go down as the greatest ever, even better than Michael Jordan. And it appears that Lakers coach Byron Scott has his sights set on Jordan, too -- but on the putting green.On Friday, Scott posted a video...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott Could Face a Make or Break Year with the Los Angeles Lakers

Byron Scott finished last year with a 21-61 record, which is the worst finish in team history. (USATSI/CBS Sports) Byron Scott has been coaching since 1998. Scott has coached the New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and now the Los Angeles Lakers. Throughout his sixteen years of coaching in the NBA, Scott has a 437-582 record. Last year, Byron Scott finished...
Via The Sports Journal
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 28, 2015  |  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
July 13, 2015  |  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...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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