Bryon Scott and Lakers Agree, Scott to be New Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott, according to league sources.

The two sides are now in negotiations on a contract.

The Lakers made Scott a verbal offer on Thursday after Scott spoke with owner Jim Buss. Scott and his representatives are now in the process of reviewing the Lakers‘ offer.

Scott, the former Lakers star who won three titles playing next to Magic Johnson, has long been the frontrunner for the job.

Written by Catfish Hughes

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