News

Byron Scott to lead Lakers…or will he?

Byron Scott to lead Lakers…or will he?

FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott watches an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday, July 27, 2014, that no deal has been reached. Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Is Byron Scott the new coach of the Lakers or not?

The former Lakers guard has told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn’t had a coach since Mike D’Antoni (dan-TOH’-nee) resigned April 30.

But the club continues to insist that no deal has been reached.

Scott thanked general manager Mitch Kupchak and team owners Jeanie and Jim Buss for the opportunity to run the club, but all three of them continue to remain mum on the coaching situation.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce under scrutiny

Fresh
blakesheltonmirandalambert

Oklahoma attorneys are questioning whether a judge has violated state law by sealing the court documents related to the divorce of the country superstars.

in Music

Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama

Fresh
edsheeran

The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.

in Music

Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’

Fresh
samsmith

The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ co-stars reportedly engaged

Fresh
gracegealey

Trai Byers and Grace Gealey are reportedly engaged to be married just months after reports of their off-screen romance surfaced.

in Music

Pharrell facing $1M lawsuit over talk show

Fresh
pharrell

The "Happy" hitmaker is accused of pulling out of a contract to star in a web series.