“Magic Johnson could average 30 points if he wanted but that wasn’t his nature”: Byron Scott dished on why Lakers legendary guard was passive on most occasions

Byron Scott dished on why Magic Johnson could very easily average 30 points a game but wouldn’t because that wasn’t in his nature.  Magic Johnson is often regarded as the greatest point guard of all time for having a stellar…

“Byron Scott would tell me Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stories”: When Kobe Bryant detailed his brotherly relationship with Scott in his book ‘Mamba Mentality’

Kobe Bryant talked about his intimate and brother-type relationship with his Lakers teammate and future coach, Byron Scott.  Kobe Bryant seems to have a lot of his most interesting stories from his earlier days with the Los Angeles Lakers take…

“If Michael Jordan makes a shot, you say, ‘Good shot Mike!’”: Byron Scott breaks down trying to kill the Bulls legend with kindness

Byron Scott says that he had to kill Michael Jordan with kindness whenever he had to guard him so as to not rile him up.  Michael Jordan is undoubtedly one of the most competitive players to have graced NBA hardwood.…

“I saw Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell play, they have no idea”: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar expresses his thoughts on the tired NBA GOAT debates on ‘Off the Dribble Podcast’ by Byron Scott

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar believes that because you haven’t watched Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell play, you can’t truly rate their excellence. Basketball has evolved from a game that involved no dribbling and a peach basket into one that rewards players with…

“Larry Bird, are you fu**ing kidding me?”: Former Lakers star Byron Scott explains why the Celtics legend is the biggest trash talker ever with an amazing anecdote

Larry Bird earned the respect of every opponent that he ever played against with his special brand of trash talking. Trash talk has always been a huge, indelible component of competitive sports. What sets the NBA apart is that practically…

“Michael Jordan said he would score 50 but scored 54 instead”: When the ‘GOAT’ felt insulted by Anthony Peeler guarding him instead of Lakers star Byron Scott

Michael Jordan, according to Byron Scott, was disappointed that Scott wasn’t guarding him one day and said he would drop 50 on Anthony Peeler.  Stories chronicling Michael Jordan and his competitive spirit never seem to get old. Instances such as…

“Byron Scott is an idiot; he was bad”: D’Angelo Russell chronicles what it was like being coached by the Chris Paul’s former head coach when with the Lakers

D’Angelo Russell doesn’t hold back when talking about his former Lakers head coach, Byron Scott, as he claims Scott was an idiot.  The Los Angeles Lakers struggled to return back to their glory days all throughout the 2010s. After having…