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Byron Scott says he is done coaching

The Tank Commander is hanging up his helmet for good.Speaking with TMZ Sports earlier this week, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott, who now serves as an analyst for ESPN, was asked if there was any chance he would coach again in the NBA.“No,” Scott replied. “I’ve had enough of it. I’m enjoying the retired life and working with ESPN. I love that and will continue to...
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August 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Warriors have ‘best offense I’ve ever seen’

Byron Scott was a backcourt partner of Magic Johnson and a regular for the “Showtime” Lakers, so he knows a thing or two about elite offenses — and he had a high compliment for the Golden State Warriors.Scott told Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated that, in his opinion, this iteration of the Warriors may boast the best offense in NBA history.“I can honestly say that might be the best...
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Lakers coach would give up the farm for Paul George

Byron Scott was never really in a decision-making role during his time with the Los Angeles Lakers. Sure, the former head coach decided who he played and how he utilized his talent, but the Lakers front office brought together his roster.In the end, Scott’s short-lived two-year tenure came to an end following the 2015-16 season. All said, he posted a disastrous 38-126 record.There...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/28: Wilt's last game

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for Opening Day.Happy birthday today to Byron Scott, Jason Garrett, Keith Tkachuk and Luke Walton. On this date in 1973 Wilt Chamberlain played his last game in the NBA.Daily brain workoutThe 'Just a reminder...
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March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Hotline Bling: Enes Kanter punches in the numbers

As part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, NBA players now have a hotline to call to complain about the work of NBA refs. Players finally have a place to complain about officials, besides Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Ello.co, and their own postgame interviews. Remember, these are taken straight from our Russian hacker's infiltration of the NBA offices, not completely invented...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: I can’t afford alimony payments after firing by Lakers

Byron Scott was fired back in April after another horrendous season with the Los Angeles Lakers, and he says his monthly financial commitments need to change as a result. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Scott is asking a judge to reduce his spousal support payments that he has been making to his ex-wife Anita since their divorce in 2014. Scott signed a $17 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott was 'blindsided' by Lakers firing him

It took the Los Angeles Lakers a week into their offseason to fire head coach Byron Scott. The move had been widely expected, but the Lakers’ decision to hold off on the move did catch a lot of people by surprise. A couple days after Los Angeles officially announced that Golden State Warriors assistant Luke Walton will be the team’s new head coach, Scott opened up about its decision...
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May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott’s girlfriend deletes meme after firing by Lakers

Cecilia Gutierrez, the girlfriend of Byron Scott, posted a meme on Instagram Monday that seemed to be a commentary on the Lakers’ decision to let her boyfriend go. Gutierrez posted a meme that said something was a “d— move.” It doesn’t take much to figure she was talking about the Lakers not picking up Scott’s option for next season. She later deleted the Instagram post, making...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers deliberating whether to keep Byron Scott

Byron Scott’s job security may not be as locked in as he thinks it is with the Los Angeles Lakers. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Lakers are “deliberating whether to keep Byron Scott” for the 2016-17 season. This report comes just days after Scott proudly declared he “absolutely” believes he’ll be the head coach next year. In the same interview, he slammed any critical fans...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Scott: I'm 'a lot smarter' about basketball than critical fans

Byron Scott took a huge shot at critical Los Angeles Lakers fans who think he should be out of a job. Expressing his confidence in his job security Friday, Scott revealed he “absolutely” believes he’ll be coaching the Lakers next season, per Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News. He also said this to his critical fan base: Byron on fan criticism: "To be honest, I'm a lot...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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