• Sources: Lakers offer coaching job to Scott

    Summary of 11 articles · Updated Jul 29, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott, according to league sources. Would Scott be a good hire for the Lakers? The Lakers made Scott a verbal offer on Thursday after Scott spoke with owner Jim Buss. The Lakers hold a team option on the final year of the deal. Scott boldly predicted a quick return to NBA title contention for the Lakers, who are coming off their worst season since moving to Los Angeles. Expect the two sides to come to an agreement on contract terms soon, making Scott the 25th coach in Los Angeles’ storied history. The Inglewood, CA native becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and 21st in the Los Angeles era, after previously amassing 416 wins over 13 seasons as head coach with the New Jersey Nets , New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers .
    • Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

      Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions…
      Source: nba.com
    • Lakers greats hail 'right guy' Scott as coach

      Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lakers hire Byron Scott as coach

      The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract as head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
      Source: nba.com
    • The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their open head-coaching post to Byron Scott

      In the end, as is usually the case, Kobe Bryant got what he wanted. We hope he’s happy. The Los Angeles Lakers are in negotiations to bring Byron Scott back into the Laker family as head coach – ESPN was the first to report the interest, which Marc Spea…
      Source: yahoo.com

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