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Byron Scott is happy with Hornets, but Lakers' job intrigues him

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#1 daco_inc



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Posted November 13, 2008 - 10:46 AM

The coach and former player, who grew up in Inglewood, says he's thought about the L.A. coaching job 'a lot.' He was NBA coach of the year last season for New Orleans.

By Broderick Turner
November 13, 2008
Reporting from New Orleans -- Byron Scott wanted it to be very clear: He is very happy being the head coach of the New Orleans Hornets.

But the idea of coaching the Lakers one day is something that has intrigued him.

He spent 11 years playing for the Lakers. He won three NBA titles with the Lakers during the 1980s. He grew up in Inglewood and attended Morningside High.

When he was asked Wednesday night if he would like to coach the Lakers, Scott laughed heartily.

"I'm going to be honest, yeah, I thought about it a lot," Scott said. "That's home for me. That's an organization that will be embedded in my heart for the rest of my life."

edit: sorry forgot the link to the rest of article

Edited by daco_inc, November 13, 2008 - 11:25 AM.

#2 ReaListik



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Posted November 13, 2008 - 11:00 AM

When Phil Jackson hangs up his hat as a coach, and leaves the gym that last time, the one person at the top of my list of candidates would be Byron Scott. He knows what Laker tradition is, he knows how much it takes to win, he and Kobe have an understanding. If there was a way for that transition to have Phil pass the torch on to Byron, in my eyes that'd be a good thing.

The only other person I'd rather have would be Pat Riley but he's getting up there in age as well and is taking steps back from basketball all together, though still keeping influence in Miami.
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#3 BadScooter



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Posted November 13, 2008 - 11:36 AM

Byron Scott
Brian Shaw

Anything else is unacceptable.




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Posted November 13, 2008 - 11:44 AM

Byron Scott
Brian Shaw

Anything else is unacceptable.

Yep. In that order.

I'm still confused as to why Rudy T. was selected over Scott initially.

#5 LALDynasty


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Posted November 13, 2008 - 12:04 PM

I have nothing but love for B Scott and B shaw and I always will.
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Posted November 13, 2008 - 12:22 PM

Byron Scott
Brian Shaw

Anything else is unacceptable.

Yeah, welllll.. I think Kurt Rambis might be good coz he's been under Phil forever.
But Byron's good too. I wouldnt mind him either. i like him.

#7 tru'tildeath



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Posted November 13, 2008 - 04:54 PM

i want the next coach to run the triangle though..triangle should be the lakers offense forever..

#8 BasketballIQ



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Posted June 01, 2014 - 03:12 PM

Byron Scott
Brian Shaw

Anything else is unacceptable.

Thats funny



Laker fans are consistent when you really pay attention

#9 Disaster in Paradise

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Posted June 01, 2014 - 03:41 PM

Nice bump. :rock:

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#10 Massacre



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Posted June 01, 2014 - 03:58 PM

Well this was quite unnecessary.

#11 Majesty


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Posted June 01, 2014 - 04:49 PM

And here we are in 2014 with this still relevant and the Hornets back too =P 

"Bryant had come to rage against the idea that Howard's clownish disposition could overtake the locker room, the Lakers' culture, and had warned Howard that he would never, ever let it happen." 

#12 Ham


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Posted June 01, 2014 - 05:33 PM

Lololol 4 years

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#13 bigvee



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Posted June 01, 2014 - 05:56 PM

Lololol 4 years

6 cutie

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