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De-emphasizing the 3 point shot has long been Byron Scott’s M.O.

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In his heyday as an NBA guard, Byron Scott was one of the best outside shooters in the league. In his 14 years in the NBA Scott shot a career 37 percent from the 3 point line which includes the 1984-85 season where he led the league in accuracy from deep, shooting 43.3 percent. Continue reading

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Lakers demolished by Warriors again, lose 116-75

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We are only 3 games into the preseason but much of what we’ve seen from this year’s Lakers squad is eerily similar to last season, at least on the defensive end. The Lakers gave up 116 points on 56 percent shooting from the field; 100 of those points were scored by the end of the 3rd quarter, on their way to the Lakers getting demolished again by the Golden State Warriors, 116-75.   Continue reading

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