This hasn't been easy for the Lakers, more than four months of historically bad basketball with little end in sight.
The boos have appeared at some games, and fan impatience has trickled into social-media horror shows with every loss, not to mention Nick Young adding to the fray with his own online rants.
One Lakers assistant coach tries to see only benefits amid all the losing. He's battling Mark Madsen for most-optimistic status on the staff.
Thomas Scott is in his first year as an NBA assistant. He's also the son of Byron Scott. He's heard plenty in his father's first year as the Lakers' coach.
"Everybody has an opinion and I understand people are...