Lakers Rumors: Team Offers Byron Scott Head Coaching Job


Please enable Javascript to watch this video

After a seemingly endless process, the Los Angeles Lakers have offered Byron Scott the head coaching job, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard:

Scott has always been considered the favorite to land the job in Los Angeles with his ties to the organization and strong relationship with Kobe Bryant. The team interviewed numerous candidates for the coaching vacancy after Mike D’Antoni resigned, but Scott has been the one candidate that seemed to have an edge on all others.

— Lakers Nation BLOWOUT SALE! Shirts Start At $12.50 + Free Shipping! Use Code: REDEMPTION —

Along with Scott, the team interviewed Mike Dunleavy Sr., Lionel Hollins, Alvin Gentry and Kurt Rambis. Outside of Dunleavy, all the other candidates accepted jobs elsewhere.

The details of Scott’s offer from the Lakers are uncertain at this point, but the two sides are finally negotiating on a deal. It may be a matter of time before he’s officially hired.

[divide]

Kobe Bryant’s Message to Jeremy Lin


Please enable Javascript to watch this video

You May Also Like

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard Feud Brewing in Lakers Camp?

Things aren’t going the way the Lakers were expecting this season. The…

Lakers News: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Describes His Lakers Debut

The Los Angeles Lakers had a busy offseason, but their biggest acquisition in free agency as unquestionably shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope….

Byron Scott Loving Everyone Writing Off Lakers As A Playoff Contender

The Los Angeles Lakers missed the playoffs for only the fifth time…

Lakers News: Russell Westbrook Thinks COVID-19 Won’t Diminish Christmas Day Games Despite NBA Stars Missing

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the NBA has put many Christmas Day games in jeopardy…