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For Byron Scott, Celtics are still the Lakers' biggest rival team
For Byron Scott, Celtics are still the Lakers' biggest rival team

Byron Scott still can't let go of his hatred of the Boston Celtics. Scott is coach of the Lakers now, and his team met the Celtics on Sunday night at Staples Center, a game he especially wanted to win because of the intense and hate-filled rivalry the two teams had during the 1980s, when Scott played for the Lakers. Asked whether he could coach the Celtics if he ever got a call from Boston President Danny Ainge about a job opening there, Scott said: "Probably not. Seriously. Probably not — coach or play for them." Scott played on the Lakers' team that beat the Celtics in 1985 and '87 for the NBA title. Ainge was on those Boston teams, too, leading...

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