Byron Scott

Councilman Curren Price Honors Byron Scott 

Ninth District Councilman Curren Price recently honored basketball legend Byron Scott for his past two years of taking more than 100 kids free of charge to his basketball camp in Orange County.

Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers next season, the team announced late Sunday night. Scott coached the Lakers for the two worst seasons in the 16-time NBA champion franchise’s history, going 38-126. The Lakers are making another break from the Kobe Bryant era by firing the coach who shepherded the superstar guard’s farewell season, but couldn’t coax many wins out of an otherwise dismal roster. Los Angeles finished with the NBA’s second-worst record at 17-65 this season, losing four more games than in its previous franchise-worst season in 2014-15. “We would

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Lakers Hire Tracy Murray as Shooting Coach

Former Lakers player Tracy Murray has been hired by the team as a shooting coach it was announced recently by General Manager Mitch Kupchak In his position, Murray will work with head coach Byron Scott and his staff, focusing on improving the players shooting form and technique. “I’ve known Tracy a long time, and he was one of the purest shooters I’ve ever seen,” said Scott.  “I think he’ll be a benefit to our players, especially our young guys, and I look forward to working with him as a member of our staff.” Most recently, the Los Angeles native spent

Kobe talks about the Lakers and Retirement Before his 20th Season

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is going into his 20th season in the NBA. Despite his injures in previous seasons, Bryant is indecisive about retiring in 2016. “We haven’t set anything in stone and I’ve talked about it before.” Bryant said to Yahoo Sports about Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak mentioning that he might call it quits after this season. The five-time NBA champion was drafted the same year new Lakers player and No. 2 overall draft pick D’Angelo Russell was born, according to the Lakers Franchise website. With the new additions like guard Lou Williams and the return

Like Father, Like Son

Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott is proud to share his dream with his son, Lakers Assistant Coach Thomas Scott