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  • 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...
  • Lakers use balance of 'room exception' on Xavier Henry

    For the first time since 1996, the Lakers this summer went under the salary cap, using their spending power to acquire Jeremy Lin in trade from the Houston Rockets and sign Nick Young to a four-year, $21.3-million contract. Once the team climbed back...
  • Miami ni sus fans le deben nada a LeBron James

    En sus cinco últimas temporadas con los Raptors de Toronto y antes de unirse al Heat, Chris Bosh disfrutó de un promedio de casi 23 puntos por juego. En cuatro campañas en Miami, el centro ha bajado su producción a 17.3 unidades por partido. De 30...
  • ASK IRA: Should fans be focused on long-range possibility of Durant?

    ASK IRA: Should fans be focused on long-range possibility of Durant?
    Q: How likely is it that Kevin Durant would leave the Thunder to join the Miami Heat? -- Andy, Hialeah. A: This is what I hate about today's NBA, that it's always about waiting for the next big thing, clearing out salary-cap space, or at least having...
  • Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear

    Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear
    The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable. In the latest news, the Dodgers and partner Time Warner Cable — the new Laurel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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....
  • 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...