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BYRON SCOTT RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers coach Byron Scott missing two games after mother's death

  Coach Byron Scott will miss the first two games of the Los Angeles Lakers' road trip to remain in Southern California for the funeral of his mother, Dorothy. She died March 15 at age 72. Scott's plans are to rejoin the club in Toronto on Thursday, the day before the Lakers play the Raptors. Assistant coach Paul Pressey will call the shots Tuesday night at Oklahoma City and Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott missing Lakers' next 2 games for mom's funeral

LOS ANGELES (AP) Coach Byron Scott will miss the first two games of the Los Angeles Lakers' road trip to remain in Southern California for the funeral of his mother, Dorothy. She died March 15 at age 72. Scott's plans are to rejoin the club in Toronto on Thursday, the day before the Lakers play the Raptors. Assistant coach Paul Pressey will call the shots Tuesday night at Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott says Nick Young’s hair looks like a ‘bunch of worms’

Nick Young has been sidelined for the past 11 games due to an injured left knee, which contains a small fracture. While Young has been limited to what he can do physically, he has been working on the above pictured hairstyle, which was inspired by a movie with Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, and Vivica A....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Nick Young's new 'Booty Call'-inspired 'do looks like a 'bunch of worms'

Los Angeles Lakers bon vivant Nick "Swaggy P" Young debuted a new hairstyle at practice on Wednesday, showing off a head filled with wriggles that seemed to have a life of their own.  According to reporters on the scene, the hairstyle was inspired by Jamie Foxx's character "Bunz" from 1997's "Booty Call:" Or maybe the old-school stylings of Kid 'N Play: Fans seemed to get a kick...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Byron Scott’s got playoff jokes

At a current record of 17-46, the Lakers are all but eliminated from the postseason, even though they were practically eliminated from the playoffs since Game 1 of their season. No Kobe Bryant, no Julius Randle, and a roster full of players who don’t have the chops to lead L.A. to the playoffs, all but spelled doom for the team’s season. And now that Lakers have been mathematically...
Via Crossover Chronicles
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers weekly: Rotation changes improve team play

The week that was Following the trade deadline, head coach Byron Scott delivered on his promise to shake up the rotation, moving Ed Davis, Jordan Hill and Wesley Johnson to the bench and inserting youngsters Ryan Kelly and Robert Sacre into the starting five. Scott has also been going back and forth between rookie Tarik Black and veteran Carlos Boozer at starting power forward...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  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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