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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...
  • Ex-Clippers wing Corey Maggette lists Newport Coast home for sale

    Ex-Clippers wing Corey Maggette lists Newport Coast home for sale
    Corey Maggette, the professional basketball player who played eight seasons for the Clippers, has listed his home in Newport Coast for sale at just shy of $4 million. The Mediterranean-style home, built in 2001, is situated on more than 13,000 square...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers

    Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers
    I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day. Steve Owen San Diego :: Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
  • Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future

    Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball. Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
  • Lakers' roster climbs to 12 with Monday signing of Wesley Johnson

    Lakers' roster climbs to 12 with Monday signing of Wesley Johnson
    The Lakers officially increased their roster to 12 on Monday with the re-signing of forward Wesley Johnson. "I’m happy to welcome Wesley back to our team and am excited to see him develop further after taking such great strides last season,"...
  • After signing Young, Kelly, Lakers have climbed over NBA's salary cap

    After signing Young, Kelly, Lakers have climbed over NBA's salary cap
    In signing Nick Young and Ryan Kelly on Monday, the Lakers climbed over the NBA's $63.1-million salary cap. Young is back on a four-year, $21.3-million contract with a player option on the final season.  Kelly received a two-year contract for $3.4...
  • Chance to win motivating factor for Pau Gasol

    Chance to win motivating factor for Pau Gasol
    The Bulls had been linked to Pau Gasol seemingly forever. Former general manager Jerry Krause scouted him before sandwiching the Twin Toddlers of Tyson Chandler and Eddy Curry around him when Gasol went to the Grizzlies as the third pick in the 2001 NBA...
  • Kobe Bryant belts a lefty home run in Seattle charity softball game

    Although he's right-handed, Kobe Bryant belted a home run left-handed Sunday during Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle. The Lakers' All-Star guard isn't likely to retire from basketball to pursue America's national...