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Byron Scott Always Saw Something Special in Kobe Bryant

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There was once an 18-year-old who scored 24 points against the Golden State Warriors, a kid trying to make his way on one of the most influential franchises of all time. 180 more words


Los Angeles Lakers Hire Byron Scott as New Head Coach

The Lakers have officially hired former Laker Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.   753 more words


Jim Buss FINALLY Gets it Right with Byron Scott

Let me take a moment to stand up and give Los Angeles Lakers owner Jim Buss a round of applause.

Buss and the Lakers’ brass made a good coaching move for a change and hired Byron Scott – a former Lakers great – to coach the team.  348 more words


Lakers make it official — finally — and hire Byron Scott as head coach

Now that wasn’t so hard, was it?

The Lakers fired Mike D’Antoni way back on April 30 and took longer than any other team to get around to picking a new head coach. 417 more words

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Lakers Land Byron Scott

by Yusuf Gadlin@ YusufonSports.com

The Los Angeles Lakers now have a head coach. The Lakers offered Byron Scott (a former Laker) a 4yr/17mil contract making him the man with a huge target on his back in case the Lakers fail next season. 404 more words

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The New Yorker Archives Are Open, So Go Read These Tremendous Sports Stories

The New Yorker recently opened up its archives to the masses, and the timing couldn’t have been better. It’s summer. There’s next-to-nothing happening in sports over the next several weeks – there are still 55ish games left on the MLB schedule, and the action doesn’t heat up until September – so print all of these and read them. 1,152 more words

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Dwyane Wade Says LeBron Is His New Favorite Opponent

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One thing that Dwyane Wade has never shied away from is a challenge.  It’s the attitude that has remained with him from blacktops of Chicago through his days at Marquette University to his 11 years with the Miami Heat. 358 more words