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3 hrs ago | Hardwood Houdini

Boston Celtics Daily Dish: Ignore The Madness Monday

Jun 4, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James during practice before game one of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonia Spurs at the AT&T Center.

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7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Lost Angels: Lakers Finally Hire Coach but Clippers Despair of Being Rid of Sterling

If spring was challenging for the local NBA teams, with the Laker death spiral, which didn't turn out to be tight enough to get a top draft pick, and the Clipper owner disqualifying himself from further participation by coming out for apartheid in the predominantly African-American league, they're still waiting for the relief rally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin

12 hrs ago | ESPN

Scott not wasting time: Lakers 'must play D'

Byron Scott had to wait nearly three months to learn the Los Angeles Lakers had chosen him to be their next head coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The State

Quick hits – Scott says he's Lakers' coach; team mum

The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

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CBS Local

Atlanta's Paul Millsap Added To Team USA Roster, Griffin Amongst Withdrawals

Paul Milsap #4 of the Atllanta Hawks shoots the ball while defended by Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 19, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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Rant Sports

2014 NBA Free Agency: Chicago Bulls Need Ramon Sessions

The NBA free-agency period is winding down, but some players have yet to find a home, and few teams have yet to fill out their weak roster spots.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

Lake Show Life

Lakers Sign Byron Scott as Head Coach

January 13, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott watches game action against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

BleacherReport

Byron Scott to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

Late in his playing career, Byron Scott played mentor to an up-and-coming 18-year-old named Kobe Bryant .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, New York Knicks

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Los Angeles Lakers reportedly hire Byron Scott as new coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $17 million contract with Byron Scott to be their next coach, sources told ESPN.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love

Lake Show Life

Lakers Roster Breakdown: Shooting Guards

Dec 14, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant looks to pass as he is defended by Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeffery Taylor during the second half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young

All U Can Heat

Dwyane Wade Calls Kobe Bryant 'Second Best Of All Time'

Feb 10, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant is pressured by Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade during the second half at American Airlines Arena.

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BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest on Kevin Love, Eric Bledsoe and More

Now that the biggest free agents are off the market, one name will continue to captivate NBA fans and franchises until a move is inevitably made.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Kevin Love

BleacherReport

Chicago Bulls Making Right Call by Holding onto Nikola Mirotic

With the draft-and-stash prospect finally making his arrival , they owe it to themselves to find out if their patience will be rewarded.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Nikola Mirotic, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

NorthJersey.com

NBA notes: Carmelo Anthony says his free-agency decision was a tough one

Carmelo Anthony's free agency decision wasn't exactly a slam dunk, and the Knicks superstar said he legitimately was torn on where he wanted to spend the prime years of his career.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ESPN

'Fortunate' Lakers introduce forward Boozer

"Fortunately for us and unexpectedly for us, our bid was the highest bid and we were awarded Carlos," Kupchak said Friday during Boozer's introductory news conference.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

LA Lakers re-sign Xavier Henry to 1-year deal

Henry averaged career highs with 10.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in the swingman's first season with the Lakers despite numerous injuries that limited him to 43 games.

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The Cardboard Connection

Los Angeles Lakers Collecting and Fan Guide

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the premier NBA teams. Part basketball dynasty and part pop culture spectacle, the Lakers made winning basketball an A-list event.

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BleacherReport

How a Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Backcourt Can Work for LA Lakers

With nagging nerve issues plaguing both Steve Nash's productivity and activity, it's been a long time since the Los Angeles Lakers had a backcourt as skilled as the newly formed Kobe Bryant -Jeremy Lin tandem.

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The News Journal

Lakers make offer to potential head coach

Los Angeles Lakers offer Byron Scott head-coaching job Byron Scott was a starter for the Lakers in the 1980s and has coached three teams.

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