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Mike Brown (basketball)

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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...
  • 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 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,...
  • Armando Salguero: Lebron's emotional choice is big gamble

    The In-Decision ended Friday when LeBron James announced he is going back to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers after four Finals-filled, multiple-championship-winning years with the Miami Heat. Thanks for the memories, LeBron. A round of polite...
  • LeBron to Cleveland: I'm coming home

    LeBron to Cleveland: I'm coming home
    LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native’s signing with the Miami Heat a “cowardly betrayal.” James made the announcement in a...
  • Cavaliers' options dwindling as they wait on decision from LeBron James

    This might not have been the plan at the start of free agency, but with a number of other options beginning to fade, the Cavaliers are suddenly facing another boom or bust scenario with LeBron James. When James departed the Cavs four years ago, they were...
  • Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency

    Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency
    Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers. First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
  • Lakers only NBA team with no coach after Cavaliers hire David Blatt

    Lakers only NBA team with no coach after Cavaliers hire David Blatt
      On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May. The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach. While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
  • Cavaliers hire successful European coach David Blatt

    Cavaliers hire successful European coach David Blatt
    The Cavaliers went outside the box, and outside the country to find their new coach. The club ended a 39-day search on Friday by agreeing on a contract with successful European coach David Blatt, a person familiar with the negotiations told the...
  • Fans back California Chrome's cause

    Fans back California Chrome's cause
    Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...