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Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track
Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track

Can the Lakers rebound from last year's injury-plagued, defenseless travesty of a 27-win season under Mike D'Antoni? It would be hard for any coach not to do better than that, but Byron Scott is the right hire to help get the Lakers back on track. “[We'll] play hard every single night, and we’ll come ready to defend," Scott said Tuesday at his introductory news conference at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo. Scott preached the words so many fans wanted and needed to hear, after the Lakers gave up 109.2 points a game last season -- second-worst in the NBA. “The one thing I told [General Manager] Mitch [Kupchak] and...

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