THERE was nothing special when former NBA star and coach Byron Scott got to personally meet 6-foot-9 Filipino-Australian Ethan Kirkness here in the country during the recent Christmas holidays.That was until the 55-year-old, one-time NBA ...
Jan 5, 2017
PBA
FORMER Los Angeles Laker great Byron Scott was left impressed by a couple of PBA talent who he was able to watch during the Phoenix-Meralco Philippine Cup game on Wednesday.Without naming names, the former LA player and coach said Filipino ...
Dec 21, 2016
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he thought he had more time to right the ship before the team fired him last week.Scott tells ESPN he was "surprised" and "shocked" by the move even though he ...
May 5, 2016
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers.The Lakers reached an agreement on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) with the Golden State assistant to become their head coach, dramatically choosing a young leader for their new ...
Apr 30, 2016
NBA
DRASTIC times call for drastic measures.In a move certain to raise the hackles of Los Angeles Lakers fans, coach Byron Scott has decided to make changes in the starting lineup of the struggling team (3-17).According to the Los Angeles ...
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Dec 8, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK - Lakers coach Byron Scott asked Kobe Bryant recently how he wants to handle his minutes this season.Bryant's response was about next season - there might not be one.Scott said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that was when ...
Nov 9, 2015
NBA
LOSING really takes its toll on a team and the Los Angeles Lakers - even with Kobe Bryant around - is no exception.Coach Byron Scott admitted about 'a little bit of a verbal altercation' within the franchise toward the end of the team' ...
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Nov 6, 2015
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, California - Kobe Bryant is still expected to play in the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener after being slowed by a bruised leg for two weeks.Bryant participated in most of the Lakers' practice on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) ...
Oct 27, 2015
NBA
LOS ANGELES - D'Angelo Russell's first NBA season also might be Kobe Bryant's last. Even before they've played their first real game together, the teenager and the veteran both were grateful their careers intersected with ...
Oct 17, 2015
NBA
HE's back from a long injury layoff and eager to see action, but Kobe Bryant will be given limited minutes and can expect to be seated on the second of back-to-back games as the Lakers look to have the ...
Sep 20, 2015
NBA
D'ANGELO Russell is not the next coming of Magic Johnson for success-starved fans of the Los Angeles Lakers.The fanbase of one of the NBA's most popular teams had advised to temper expectations for the rookie guard selected no. ...
Jul 19, 2015
NBA
THE Los Angeles Lakers are looking to improve on the use of analytics, although that may be against coach Byron Scott's style.The Lakers' use of analytics, or lack of it, again was highlighted when it was reported LaMarcus Aldridge was ...
Jul 15, 2015
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Guard Jeremy Lin hasn't ruled out a return to the Los Angeles Lakers next season despite his up-and-down first season with the club.Lin, Nick Young and other injured Lakers spoke about their future Tuesday ( ...
Apr 15, 2015
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis scored 29 points and blocked four shots in his return from a sprained toe, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the slumping Los Angeles Lakers, 96-80, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Eric Gordon had 17 points ...
Jan 22, 2015
NBA
WASHINGTON - Lakers coach Byron Scott wants Kobe Bryant to keep playing - and he's willing to do whatever it takes to keep the star on the court.Throughout a miserable 5-13 start to the season, Bryant has been a bright ...
Dec 4, 2014
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, California - After the longest offseason of his career, Kobe Bryant pulled on his familiar gold jersey Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) and went back to work with the Los Angeles Lakers, quietly believing his 19th NBA season will be better than ...
Sep 30, 2014
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, California - Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott's assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers.Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Pressey was on Scott' ...
Sep 17, 2014
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, California - 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 ...
Jul 30, 2014
NBA
SANTA BARBARA, California - Kobe Bryant feels great, would welcome Byron Scott as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, would love to play alongside free agent Carmelo Anthony and is pleased with the moves of the team's front office so far. ...
Jul 10, 2014
NBA
CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers are seeking a respected, defensive-minded, hard-working teacher to be their next coach.Those words describe Mike Brown, their former coach.He could be their new one, too.Brown, who along with superstar LeBron James led the Cavs ...
Apr 20, 2013
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