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Byron Scott-Magic Johnson friendship has plenty of fuel left in tank
Byron Scott-Magic Johnson friendship has plenty of fuel left in tank

Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick. Some Lakers fans hated it, some loved it. Lakers players and coaches definitely didn't like it. But when Johnson and good friend Byron Scott ran into each other a week later, there was no such talk. "When I saw him, he just said, 'You're doing a great job. Just keep doing what you're doing,'" said Scott, who wasn't thrilled when Johnson initially talked about tanking but said he forgot to bring it up when they saw each other. "I didn't even think about the tanking stuff," said Scott, in his...

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