1. Byron Scott on NBA Head Coaching: 'Loyalty Is Not What It Used to Be'

    Life as an NBA head coach is always spent dangling over the edge. Except for a precious few who are exempt from a sudden ax, the position comes with virtually no job security...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 32,390 reads 105 comments

  2. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers   announced they have fired head coach Byron Scott on Sunday following the team's third consecutive season of missing the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news, citing sources...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 123,334 reads 451 comments

  3. Byron Scott Comments on Future with Lakers, Fan Criticism and More

    With the confetti now settled following Kobe Bryant 's final game, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott must look to the future and his place with the franchise after posting a 38-126 record over the last two seasons...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 15,895 reads 147 comments

  4. Rounding Up the Reasons Los Angeles Lakers Should Fire Byron Scott

    Byron Scott’s second season as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers was even worse than the first, when they set a franchise record with 61 losses...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 6 months ago 33,714 reads 108 comments

  5. Byron Scott Comments on Lakers' Struggles in Kobe Bryant's Final Games

    The Los Angeles Lakers are limping to the finish to close the 2015-16 NBA regular season, which doesn't sit well with head coach Byron Scott given the fact it has coincided with Kobe Bryant 's last season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 17,604 reads 111 comments

  6. DeMarcus Cousins-George Karl Pairing Isn't the Only Doomed NBA Partnership

    DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl started out atop a slippery slope. There were warning sirens blaring before the two even officially joined forces as respective superstar ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 months ago 14,942 reads 41 comments

  7. Byron Scott Comments on Lakers' Goals for Rest of Season, Larry Nance Jr.

    The Los Angeles Lakers are 11-48 and in last place in the Western Conference. They've lost seven in a row, and there have been issues between head coach Byron Scott and some of the younger players on the team...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 months ago 14,004 reads 75 comments

  8. Byron Scott Comments on Approach to Coaching Young Lakers Players

    Byron Scott is in a paradox of sorts, trying to balance the line as he coaches Kobe Bryant in his final season as well as a slew of young Los Angeles Lakers talent who will play a pivotal part in the franchise’s future...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 1,347 reads 0 comments

  9. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott 's tenure with the Lakers has ended after a woeful 2015-16 campaign. The Lakers announced they fired Scott on Sunday. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 74,432 reads 245 comments

  10. Like David Blatt, Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott Was Doomed from the Start

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have the second-worst record in the league, own the NBA ’s worst defense since Dec...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 months ago 67,034 reads 128 comments

  11. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Confidence, Recent Performance

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is not afraid to call out his younger players if he feels like it will help them in the long run...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 8 months ago 11,863 reads 55 comments

  12. 5 NBA Coaches with Jobs at Stake in 2nd Half of 2015-16 Season

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' shocking dismissal of David Blatt on Jan. 22 reinforced two truisms about the coaching carousel in today's NBA : No coach is safe, and no job is secure—unless ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 49,731 reads 140 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Told Byron Scott About Retirement During Game vs. Trail Blazers

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott said Friday that Kobe Bryant informed him of his decision to retire at season's end in the middle of a recent loss to the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 40,862 reads 78 comments

  14. Byron Scott: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Lakers Coach's Future

    Byron Scott 's tenure as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers has felt tenuous since he was hired in July 2014, but it would seem to be on thin ice now as the team owns the worst record in the Western Conference...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 115,375 reads 321 comments

  15. Byron Scott Says Lakers Don't Trust One Another on Floor

    The Los Angeles Lakers own the Western Conference's worst record (2-12) entering play Friday, and head coach Byron Scott said his players don't trust one another when they are on the floor...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 13,501 reads 81 comments

  16. Byron Scott Says Benching Kobe Bryant 'Not an Option' for Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is having one of the worst seasons of his 20-year NBA career, averaging just 15.2 points per game while shooting 31.1 percent from the floor...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 10 months ago 26,852 reads 194 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant's Role, Minutes Won't Be Reduced, Says Lakers HC Byron Scott

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott insisted that Kobe Bryant 's role on the team wouldn't change d espite his tough start to the season that included a 1-of-14 performance from the field against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 months ago 8,427 reads 109 comments

  18. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell, Developing Young Lakers Players

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a dismal 0-4 on the young season in a daunting Western Conference. Even the most optimistic fans likely realize this team isn’t winning a title this season the way it is constructed...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 48,365 reads 305 comments