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  • For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'

    For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'
    The touch of irony was there for all to see. Mike D'Antoni embraced the "Showtime" concept when he took the Lakers coaching job two years ago, saying he would love to employ the fun-and-run style that made them champions five times in the 1980s. But...
  • Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott

    Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott
    Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames. Jamaal Wilkes was "Silk." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was "Cap." Magic Johnson, conspicuous...
  • Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers

    Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers
    Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach. Had Scott not taken the Cleveland Cavaliers job in 2010, he might have been hired by then-owner Jerry Buss after Phil...
  • Byron Scott brings calm to Lakers' storm, making him the right choice

    The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation. The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters. For this,...
  • Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media

    Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media
    Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter. Chris Manning tweeted: "Happy to see Byron Scott joining the Lakers as their new head coach. Finally someone with some purple and...
  • Byron Scott always saw something special in Kobe Bryant

    Byron Scott always saw something special in Kobe Bryant
    There was once an 18-year-old who scored 24 points against the Golden State Warriors, a kid trying to make his way on one of the most influential franchises of all time. "He has no idea," Byron Scott said back in 1997, "He's just playing and having...
  • Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

    Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference
    The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes, and included an introduction and...
  • Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

    The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
  • Lakers announce hiring of Scott

    The Sports Xchange Lakers announce hiring of Scott The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Monday that they signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract to be their head coach. ESPN reported Saturday that the Lakers and Scott agreed on a four-year, $17...
  • First look: Who will be on Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching staff

    Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench? Currently the Lakers have Johnny Davis, hired under D'Antoni last summer, still under contract for the coming season....
  • NBA free agency winners and losers: A case of the Cavs and Cav-nots

    Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious. James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
  • In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild

    In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild
    Kobe Bryant's knee is fully healed, according to the Lakers All-Star guard, currently in Brazil to watch the World Cup. "I'm 100%," said Bryant in an interview on Brazilian television. "This summer I'm training really hard.  The organization is...