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Byron Scott expected to become Lakers coach, but it's not official yet

Is Byron Scott the coach of the Lakers? He thinks he is. The Lakers aren’t quite ready to say it.

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Offseason Buzz Around Kevin Love and Eric Bledsoe

The 2014 NBA offseason has been as wild as predicted, but the latest trade rumors surrounding names like Minnesota power forward Kevin Love and Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe could indicate more blockbuster deals to come. While several teams...Show More Summary

Michael Beasley Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Forward

Michael Beasley remains a free agent, but that might not be the case for much longer. According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the 25-year-old is garnering some interest from a few potential suitors: Kennedy thinks that Beasley,...Show More Summary

Early Predictions for Memphis Grizzlies' Starting Lineup Next Season

The Memphis Grizzlies gained some clarity regarding the men who will fill spots in their lineup after a couple minor moves this offseason. Locking in Zach Randolph answered one concern as they keep one of their core players. The signing...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Updates on Kevin Love and All-Star Break Changes

Now that the NBA's summer free-agency frenzy is essentially over (Will anyone sign Andray Blatche ?), the latest rumors in the league have turned to trades, with one potential blockbuster in particular dominating the headlines. The Minnesota...Show More Summary

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer’s USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players. Team USA announced the decision on Saturday. Love, who won gold medals at the 2012 Olympics and 2010 world championship and was one of the first players to commit [...]

Illinois Basketball: Illini' Best Situational Lineups for 2014-15

John Groce 's Fighting Illini will have a much deeper roster in 2014-15 than they did a season ago. The Fighting Illini return all five starters, while adding transfers Aaron Cosby (Seton Hall) and Ahmad Starks (Oregon State), as well...Show More Summary

NBA Releases Top 10 Dunks from 2014 Summer League

The NBA Summer League is a great opportunity for some of the younger players to prove themselves to their respective teams, and more than a few did that with some exciting slam dunks. There were more than a few highlight slam dunks at this year's summer league. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 25, 2014

Fact: Byron Scott will be the seventh Los Angeles Laker to both play for and coach the team if he accepts their job offer. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Fully Rebuilt Dallas Mavericks Still Fly or Fall with Dirk Nowitzki

The Dallas Mavericks have been arguably the NBA's busiest team this offseason. They started off the league's silly season in June when they traded for Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton, kept it going in full force in July by prying Chandler...Show More Summary

Drew League 2014 Results: Tracking Final Scores and Highlights from Week 11

Basketball at The Drew League is always a inclusive celebration of the game, with top pros mingling with local hoops heroes, European-based players, college ballers and more. It might not ever quite capture the imagination of roundball...Show More Summary

Twitter Reacts as Byron Scott Becomes Head Coach of Los Angeles Lakers

After three head-coach-less months, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly named the front man that almost everyone expected. ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Saturday that Byron Scott is the next head coach in L.A.: The former NBA standout...Show More Summary

What Should Los Angeles Lakers Fans Expect from Byron Scott?

Twiddle your thumbs no more: The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Byron Scott to be their next head coach. ESPN's Ramona Shelburne brings word of the actual hire: Chris Broussard of ESPN.com first reported that the Lakers offered Scott the job. This decision comes as a surprise to, well, absolutely no one. Show More Summary

Can Byron Scott Turn the Los Angeles Lakers' Fortunes Around?

After nearly three months without a head coach, the Los Angeles Lakers finally did what everybody has long expected—they named Byron Scott as their new sideline leader. Will the basketball veteran be able to turn his new team around? ESPN's...Show More Summary

What Byron Scott Coaching Hire Means for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers

Byron Scott has agreed to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. What does Scott's hire mean for Kobe Bryant? Will Scott be able to return the Lakers to their winning ways? Bleacher Report NBA Lead Writer Kevin Ding joins Adam Lefkoe and gives his take in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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. Nearly two decades later, Scott will again take to the bench to mentor Bryant—this time as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach. ESPN's...Show More Summary

Dynamic Athletes to Watch in the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

One of the pleasures of college basketball is the opportunity to watch great athletes come into their prime. The best Division I stars pack a combination of speed, strength, quickness and leaping ability that can stack up against top...Show More Summary

Bulls' Joakim Noah Is Merciless Playing One-on-One Against Kids

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah doesn't take it easy when going against other NBA centers, but apparently he won't let up regardless of who he's playing against. During some one-on-one against a few kids from the Noah's Arc Foundation,...Show More Summary

NBA Reportedly Considering Extending Length of All-Star Break

According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman, the NBA is ready to extend the league's All-Star break from a extra-long weekend to a full-week break. It also appears the league's schedule manipulations are...Show More Summary

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