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  • Byron Scott: Right guy for the job, but what are the expectations?

    Byron Scott: Right guy for the job, but what are the expectations?
    The Lakers won’t win the NBA championship next season. Too much age. Too many injury questions. Too much Western Conference. And unless they get a much-needed infusion from the free-agent market next summer (Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge?), they...
  • 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...
  • John Smallwood: NBA history not working in favor of 76ers GM Hinkie

    Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise. The only question now is how patient a notoriously impatient fan base is...
  • 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...
  • Julius Randle might be something for Lakers

    There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season. But talk to people in the Lakers' organization, and they realize first-round draft pick Julius Randle isn't...
  • LeBron James pone en peligro su legado

    LeBron James pone en peligro su legado
    Bill Russell, el jugador que más campeonatos ha conquistado en la historia de la NBA y uno de los centros más icónicos de la liga, ganó sus 11 anillos con un solo equipo, los Celtics de Boston.   Michael Jordan, quizá el mejor basquetbolista de...
  • 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,"...