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Friday, November 27, 2015

Articles tagged: Byron Scott

Byron Scott: I would ‘never, never, never’ bench Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant’s role won’t be getting scaled back anytime soon, at least according to Byron Scott. “I would never, never, never do that,” the Lakers coach told ESPN’s Baxter Holmes on Friday about the possibility of benching Bryant for poor play. “That’s not an option whatsoever. No, that’s not an option.” Bryant has been terrible…Read More

Byron Scott: Lakers need to ‘man up’

The Los Angeles Lakers finished with a 21-61 record last season and were one of the worst teams in the NBA. Through 11 games this year, it looks like they could be headed for similar results. After a blowout loss to the Phoenix Suns Monday night, head coach Byron Scott ripped his players and said…Read More

D’Angelo Russell not sure why Lakers have benched him late

The Lakers used the second overall pick in June’s NBA Draft on D’Angelo Russell, but they aren’t giving him fourth quarter minutes, and Russell can’t explain why. The Lakers were blown out by Miami 101-88 on Tuesday, with the Heat leading by as much as 18 in the fourth quarter. Russell didn’t appear at all…Read More

Byron Scott: ‘Our problem is our two oldest guys guard guys the best’

Problems are running deep for the 1-5 Los Angeles Lakers. But sagacious head coach Byron Scott thinks that he has identified the one central issue. In advance of Tuesday’s game against the Miami Heat, Scott, per Ethan J. Skolnick of the Miami Herald, articulated what he believes to be the Lakers’ biggest concern: that 37-year-old…Read More

Lakers had ‘verbal altercation’ during loss to Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-4 to start the season, and it’s clear the players are not happy about that. Lakers head coach Byron Scott said Wednesday that some players got into a “verbal altercation” on the bench towards the end of a 120-109 loss to the Denver Nuggets. You might think that a coach…Read More

Emmanuel Mudiay zings Byron Scott after beating Lakers

Emmanuel Mudiay had a strong game for the Denver Nuggets in the team’s 120-109 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, and it gave the first-round pick an opportunity to zing Byron Scott. The Lakers were looking for a point guard in the 2015 NBA Draft and they selected D’Angelo Russell at No. 2…Read More

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