Byron Scott

The Aftermath

Kobe Bryant Now that the hoopla surrounding the final NBA season of shooting guard Kobe Bryant is done, it is time for the Los Angeles Lakers to put on the full court press as far as turning things around. This marks the first time in the illustrious 68-year history of the Lakers franchise [...]

The Long Road Ahead

With roughly a quarter of the 2015-2016 NBA season in the books, the Los Angeles Lakers have unofficially been eliminated from postseason contention. The Lakers record of 3-21 is a harsh reality of the current state of this once proud franchise as they've now been reduced to the role of a rebuilding on looker as [...]

2015-2016 Pacific Division Projections

Y-Golden State Warriors 57-25 (3) It took a couple of generations, but the Golden State Warriors are once again sitting on top of the basketball world. This past June, the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to claim their fourth NBA Championship in franchise history, but their first since 1975 and they have a team in [...]

A Harsh Reality For The Purple And Gold

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most storied franchises in all of professional sports. In 67 years of business, the Lakers have a .609 winning percentage to go along with 16 NBA Titles which is the second most in league history. And in those 67 years of basketball operations, 60 of those years [...]

Buckle Up For A Long Season In Lakerland

For most of their existence the Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the cornerstones of success in the NBA. The Lakers 16 NBA Championships are second only to the 17 of the Boston Celtics while their 31 appearances in the NBA Finals are more than any other NBA franchise. But a new label has [...]

2014-2015 Pacific Division Projections

X-Los Angeles Clippers 56-26 (2) Last season the Los Angeles Clippers won 57 games in their first season under head coach Doc Rivers. Rivers changed the culture with the Clippers, but they still were unable to get past the second round in the NBA Playoffs. This season however the Clippers will have an ever fresher [...]