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  • 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

    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...
  • Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track

    Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track
    Can the Lakers rebound from last year's injury-plagued, defenseless travesty of a 27-win season under Mike D'Antoni? It would be hard for any coach not to do better than that, but Byron Scott is the right hire to help get the Lakers back on track....
  • Scott takes on big challenge as Lakers coach

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes spelling of Jamaal in third graf, Randle in sixth graf, Caribbean in 14th graf; other minor edits Scott takes on big challenge as Lakers coach EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The stars were...
  • 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...
  • Byron Scott expected to become Lakers coach, but it's not official yet

    Is Byron Scott the coach of the Lakers? He thinks he is. The Lakers aren’t quite ready to say it. Scott went on KCBS-TV late Saturday night and said he agreed to terms to become the team’s third coach since Phil Jackson left the sidelines in...
  • New Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching record

    New Lakers' Coach Byron Scott will be charged with helping the franchise rebound from a 27-55 season. Scott has coached 13 years in the NBA, starting with the 26-56 Stephon Marbury New Jersey Nets (since relocated to Brooklyn). In the summer of 2001,...