Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 10/24/14

NEW ORLEANS - JUNE 29: New Orleans Hornets Head Coach Byron Scott addresses the media at a press conference for Julian Wright, the 13th overall draft pick in the 2007 NBA Draft at the Dreyads YMCA June 29, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the term and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
In the NFL they call it Black Monday. It's the day after the regular season ends and many of the teams that are done playing start to look to the future. Time to make changes so that next post season they are still playing instead of watching from home. Step one is to fire the leader of the team that is supposed to guide them to victory--the head coach. With the end of the NBA regular season last night Thursday has been, well--Black Thursday for the NBA with two coaches getting the proverbial ax so far. Yo Byron, I think I'm going to go ahead and quit so they can't fire me. (He could have said it...) Doug Collins had already announced that he was retiring at the end of the season (possibly because he knows he would have been fired). So when the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that Byron Scott was being let go he became the first coach to get the ax today. Scott was never quite in a good position. He took over just days before LeBron James announced his big ...
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