Found December 06, 2012 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
Byron Scott is quite the jokester lately, during his pre-game press conference, a reporters cell phone rang and Scott answered it and had a fun conversation with “Mike” on the other end. Baby dolls for his rookies and press room phone calls…all in a days work.
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Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott forced the team's three rookies to carry around dolls in strollers before Wednesday's game against the Bulls.
Rookie hazing isn’t uncommon in professional sports. Nevertheless, it’s pretty rare that you hear of a head coach leading the charge when it comes to hazing rookies. But that’s exactly what Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott is doing.
According to ESPN, Scott is hazing his rookies Dion Waiters, Tyler Zeller and Kevin Jones by making them carry around baby dolls and...
Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach Byron Scott got in on the rookie hazing fun. Usually, it’s the veteran players who give the orders and seek out to torment and embarrass the young bucks, but not in this case. Scott personally delivered baby dolls and strollers to Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters and Kevin Jones prior to Wednesday night’s loss to the Bulls. On being a faux dad, Jones...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- When youre a team like the Cavaliers, its easy to feel like youre getting a raw deal.
Small market. Losing record. Lots of young players.
In the NBA, that type of reputation doesnt exactly garner a lot of respect. Not from opposing teams, not from major media outlets, and certainly not from the officials.
Now, no one is suggesting the NBA office has set out...