Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/20/13
  I agree with Byron Scott to a point; after Lebron James’ exodus from Cleveland, he was given the near impossible task of turning a very young Cavaliers team that didn’t and to a degree still doesn’t possess a whole lot of talent, into something resembling a playoff team. It’s difficult to win in the NBA when the majority of the minutes on your team is going to first and second-year players which was the case in Cleveland. The thing is, Scott has been there for three years and has nothing to show for it. The team has a record of 64-166 over that time and no matter how dire your circumstances are as a head coach in the NBA, numbers like that won’t fly. According to a story via Pro Basketball Talk, Scott told the Plain Dealer that in his eyes, he didn’t get a fair opportunity to turn things around. “I’m disappointed, more than anything,” Scott said in a telephone interview. “I don’t think I got a fair shake.” “I’ll land on my feet,” he said. I’m fairly certain that Scott will l
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