Byron Scott said if Kobe Bryant tries to check himself into games he "might have to tackle him and hold him back."
The Lakers are expected to add Jim Eyen as an assistant coach on Byron Scott's staff, according to sources.
Magic Johnson is excited to see the Lakers attempt fewer 3-pointers this season, saying in a recent interview, "If I don't see another three-pointer from a Laker team, I'll be happy."
Byron Scott has signed with the Lakers to be their new head coach according to the L.A. Times.
While news broke late Saturday night that Byron Scott and the Lakers had agreed to terms on a four-year deal, the Lakers contend that the two sides are still negotiating.
Byron Scott has agreed to terms with the Lakers and will be their head coach.
The Lakers have reportedly offered Byron Scott their head coaching position, and the two sides are now in the negotiating phase.
Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak and co-owner/VP Jim Buss will reportedly meet with head coach candidate Byron Scott on Wednesday.
Kobe Bryant said on Wednesday that he wants Byron Scott to coach the Lakers.
Byron Scott has emerged as the frontrunner for the Lakers' open head coaching position.
Byron Scott reportedly met with the Lakers for the second time regarding their head coaching vacancy.
Byron Scott stated in a recent interview that he'd be "the perfect guy for [the Lakers head coaching] job."
The Lakers interviewed Byron Scott for their head coaching position on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com.
The Clippers and Byron Scott initiated talks about financial parameters of a contract Friday night.