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Scott not wasting time: Lakers 'must play D'

ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated 4 hours ago
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.
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  • Lakers sign guard Henry

    Lakers sign guard Henry

    nba.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Xavier Henry has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • 'Fortunate' Lakers introduce forward Boozer

    'Fortunate' Lakers introduce forward Boozer

    ESPN.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    "Fortunate" Lakers introduce newly acquired veteran forward Carlos Boozer.
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  • Jeremy Lin On Lakers Trade: “I Just Want To Be Myself”

    Jeremy Lin On Lakers Trade: “I Just Want To Be Myself”

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    The Lakers introduced Jeremy Lin at a press conference on Thursday. He spoke about Kobe Bryant and was asked about the Linsanity era in New York. It’s almost August, and the Lakers roster is pretty much set for next season. Despite this, they’re still w…
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  • Forward Davis signs with Lakers

    Forward Davis signs with Lakers

    nba.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ed Davis, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
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  • Lakers re-sign forward Jordan Hill multi-year deal

    Lakers re-sign forward Jordan Hill multi-year deal

    nba.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward/center Jordan Hill to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
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  • Desperate to turn his career around, Roy Hibbert is working out…

    Desperate to turn his career around, Roy Hibbert is working out with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    yahoo.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shot to national prominence some fifty years ago as a standout center at Power Memorial high school, before moving on to be a championship-earning legend at UCLA, with the Milwaukee Bucks, and most famously w…
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  • Free-agent roundup: Lakers bring back Henry, Johnson and Kelly;…

    Free-agent roundup: Lakers bring back Henry, Johnson and Kelly; Seraphin returns to Wiz; and more

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    The list of available players in the free agent class of 2014 continues to dwindle down, with teams tending toward focusing on the ends of their benches while aiming to maintain future flexibility and set their sights on the future ... in part, perhaps,…
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  • Lakers ink forward Ryan Kelly

    Lakers ink forward Ryan Kelly

    nba.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ryan Kelly, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
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  • Lakers' Nick Young signs multiyear deal

    Lakers' Nick Young signs multiyear deal

    nba.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    Free-agent guard Nick Young has signed a multiyear deal to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • Milwaukee Bucks pick up former lottery pick, ex-Lakers point gu…

    Milwaukee Bucks pick up former lottery pick, ex-Lakers point guard Kendall Marshall off waivers

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    When the Los Angeles Lakers waived Kendall Marshall last Friday to clear his unguaranteed 2014-15 salary from the books, freeing up cap space with which to complete other signings, they hoped to be able to bring him back into the fold if he cleared waiv…
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  • Kobe Bryant supports the Lakers' offseason moves, which is nice…

    Kobe Bryant supports the Lakers' offseason moves, which is nice of him

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    The Los Angeles Lakers have not had the most impressive offseason in the NBA. After striking out with the summer's big names, general manager Mitch Kupchak settled for deals with players like Houston Rockets castoff Jeremy Lin and 25-year-old journeyman…
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  • Kobe in film: 'Scared' of post-NBA life

    Kobe in film: 'Scared' of post-NBA life

    ESPN.com Jul 18
    Kobe Bryant says he's "scared" about his future after basketball, although he's embracing the challenge of finding something that he can be as passionate about as sports.
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  • Source: Lakers will retain swingman Henry

    Source: Lakers will retain swingman Henry

    ESPN.com Jul 18
    The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement to retain free agent swingman Xavier Henry, a league source told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Friday.
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  • Phil Jackson Explains How Kobe’s Comment Pushed Dwight To Houst…

    Phil Jackson Explains How Kobe’s Comment Pushed Dwight To Houston

    dimemag.com Jul 18
    In an update to his autobiography “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success”, Phil Jackson went into detail on what happened when the Lakers met with Dwight Howard during free agency last summer, and how an answer from Kobe Bryant might have sealed the deal on…
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  • Randle prepares to join a crowded frontcourt in L.A.

    Randle prepares to join a crowded frontcourt in L.A.

    nba.com Jul 18
    Neither the departure of Pau Gasol nor the arrival of Ed Davis were expected to affect Julius Randle and the start of his NBA career that much. Not when Gasol's departure could be seen coming from months away whether the Lakers added a replacement power…
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  • Video - Scott Bringing Accountability, Pride Back To L.A. 01:34

    Scott Bringing Accountability, Pride Back To L.A.

    Jul 27
    ESPNLosAngeles.com's Dave McMenamin explains why Byron Scott was a great choice as the Lakers' new coach.
  • Video - Lakers, Scott Agree To Four-Year 02:07

    Lakers, Scott Agree To Four-Year

    Jul 26
    Ramona Shelburne discusses Byron Scott's four-year, $17 million contract to coach the Lakers.
  • Video - Should Lakers Fans Be Excited About Scott? 02:27

    Should Lakers Fans Be Excited About Scott?

    Jul 25
    Jay Williams and Marcellus Wiley discuss the Lakers decision to offer their head-coaching job to Byron Scott.
  • Video - Lakers Offer Head Coaching Job To Scott 03:13

    Lakers Offer Head Coaching Job To Scott

    Jul 25
    Chris Broussard discusses the Lakers' decision to offer their head coaching position to Byron Scott.

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