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Inside the Warriors | Oakland Tribune

Warriors assistant Luke Walton enjoys summer of beach volleyball with Richard Jefferson, Matt Leinart

New Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton has a good reason for still wearing a Lakers shirt these days. Walton, who won two NBA championships with the Lakers, is playing this summer on a six-man beach volleyball squad called Team Fletch,… Continue Reading →The post Warriors assistant Luke Walton enjoys summer of beach volleyball with Richard Jefferson, Matt Leinart appeared first on Inside the Warriors.

Los Angeles Times

Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott

Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames.

Lakers Nation

Lakers Introduce Byron Scott (PT III) - On Relationship With Kobe Bryant

Byron Scott talks about his relationship with Kobe Bryant in his introductory press conference as the new Lakers head coach. What was his answer to if the Lakers turnaround will be complete before Kobe's expiring contract? Join the Largest Lakers Fan Sit

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

'Showtime is back,' says Magic as Bryon Scott becomes Lakers head coach

EL SEGUNDO – As one face from the past emerged into the Lakers present, so too did a few more. Out of a side door at the team’s El Segundo practice facility strolled Magic Johnson, Jamaal Wilkes and Kareem Abdul-Jabaar. “Baby B!” Johnson...

Lakers Nation

Magic Johnson Reacts To Clippers, Donald Sterling Ruling

Magic Johnson reacts to Clippers, Donald Sterling ruling after the Lakers introduce Byron Scott as head coach. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http://twitter.com/LakersNation | Become a Fan http://facebook.c

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Magic: Dr. Jerry Buss wanted Scott as coach

EL SEGUNDO – Byron Scott said Tuesday that he grew up in Inglewood, sneaking into the Forum to watch Jerry West and the Lakers, dreaming of one day playing for them. After that happened and he won three titles in L.A., Scott transitioned to...

Lakers Now | Los Angeles Times

Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

The Lakers have hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of nearly three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. The team has scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Orange County Register

Lakers introduce Byron Scott as new head coach

EL SEGUNDO – Surrounded by some of the legendary players with whom he helped brand the Showtime-era of Lakers basketball, new coach Byron Scott vowed Tuesday that the Lakers will establish a defense-first style of play and that being in contention...

Los Angeles Times

First look: Who will be on Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching staff

Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench?

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Lakers make it official: Byron Scott hired as coach

The Lakers made official Monday night what was clear Saturday: Byron Scott is their new coach. The member of three Showtime-era championship teams will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday. “I am ecstatic to once again be a Laker and to have...

Los Angeles Times

Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media

Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter.

Los Angeles Times

Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes, and included an introduction and comments by Lakers General Manager Mitch...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers finally appear to have landed a coach in Byron Scott, although the team is saying that nothing is official yet.

Los Angeles Times

Byron Scott, Lakers deal still being negotiated

The Lakers continued to negotiate with Byron Scott to be their coach but had not reached an official agreement as of Saturday evening, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Byron Scott the right man for Kobe, Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers took their good old time, but they indeed finally settled on a coach as they started contract negotiations Friday with Byron Scott, according to ESPN the Magazine’s Chris Broussard. The first question that comes to mind is: What took so long? It has been nearly three months since Mike D'Antoni resigned on April 30th, accepting a buyout worth approximately half of the $4 million he was due to be paid next season. League sources told me on the night that D’Antoni left that the Lakers would cast a wide net for their coaching search and the sense was that if you...

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Thibs: Boozer good fit with Lakers

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau believes Carlos Boozer will be a good fit for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Boozer was claimed off waivers by the Lakers on Thursday. The final year of Boozer's deal was amnestied by the Bulls on Tuesday. "When you look at four years and you win 200 games, he did a terrific job for us," Thibodeau said Friday. "Carlos has had a great career, he did his job here, and we wish him nothing but the best.

Orange County Register

Lakers to start summer league session without a head coach

Technically, Kobe Bryant wasn’t supposed to have a say. But of course he was going to say something. When you are the $48.5 million man, and the time between international adventures is spent lingering near the team offices, you are bound to be...

Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Thunder: Scott Brooks reportedly meets with Pau Gasol

By Darnell Mayberry, Staff writerESPN.com reported late Monday night that Thunder coach Scott Brooks met with free agent Pau Gasol on Monday as part of the team’s continuing efforts to recruit the former Lakers center to Oklahoma City. Brooks has not been with the Thunder all week in Orlando while the team competes in summer league.Read more on NewsOK.com

Sacramento Bee

Kings open practice in Las Vegas to prepare for Summer League

The Kings held the first practice of their summer league minicamp Monday morning at Spring Valley High School. Sacramento Kings forward Quincy Acy (5) reacts to a turnover against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Sleep Train Arena on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Kings head coach Michael Malone won’t focus on the summer league championship, but he doesn’t expect the Kings to be beaten like they were last year. Sacramento Kings guard Ray McCallum (3) drives past Los Angeles Lakers guard Jodie Meeks (20) in the first quarter on Wednesday April 2, 2014 in the NBA game between the...

New York Post

Knicks make offer to Kurt Rambis to be Derek Fisher’s top assistant

The Knicks have made Lakers coaching candidate Kurt Rambis a four-year offer of roughly $4.8 million to be rookie coach Derek Fisher’s top assistant, according to an NBA source. Rambis,...

New York Daily News

Phil Jackson, Knicks to meet with Carmelo Anthony in L.A Thursday night

Phil Jackson is hoping to finalize a contract extension with Carmelo Anthony Thursday night in Los Angeles following a scheduled meeting with Knicks officials. A source close to Anthony confirmed on Thursday that the free agent forward will meet with Jackson and head coach Derek Fisher following a meeting with the Lakers