Byron Scott To Coach the Lakers?: You Better Hope Not

November 18th, 2009 by Joe Gerrity Leave a reply »
So as most of you know Byron Scott was fired as coach of the Hornets fairly recently. Even more than most NBA fans, Laker Nation was probably a little confused, bewildered, and even angered at the firing, given that as a player he was one of your own.

Anyway, there has been constant speculation over the last few year as to who will replace Phil Jackson when he eventually retires from coaching. The buzz around Byron seemed to get a little louder when he was fired, with many Lakers fans claiming the Byron was simply the scapegoat of an organization in disarray.

Many of you actually WANT Scott to be your next coach.

I’m sure when looking at his coaching resume you point at the two NBA finals appearances in only ten years as a head coach. You might mention his [undeserved] NBA coach of the year (makeup call for CP3 not being the MVP). Maybe you will even show me his all time record of 33-24 in playoff games.

What you definitely won’t point out, or may not even know is…

His Horrible Track Record Developing Young Players

Sure you can point at CP3 and give credit to Scott, but that’s really taking a lea ...

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