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Byron Scott sees tough road ahead for Lakers, but they'll play defense
Byron Scott sees tough road ahead for Lakers, but they'll play defense

Byron Scott wouldn't go on record as saying the Lakers will make the playoffs this coming season, but he vowed the team will surprise some of the naysayers. "I expect us to compete every night," said Byron Scott on radio Thursday to "The Dan Patrick Show."  The Lakers are "going to play a tough, physical brand of basketball and we're going to play defense." Scott, who won three titles as part of the Showtime-era Lakers, was recently hired to replace Mike D'Antoni, who resigned in April.  Under D'Antoni, the team gave up 109.2 points a game. The Lakers will get Kobe Bryant back after the All-Star sat out all but six games...

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