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Byron Scott brings calm to Lakers' storm, making him the right choice
Byron Scott brings calm to Lakers' storm, making him the right choice

The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation. The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters. For this, Byron Scott will do nicely. Their old friend and new boss won't give them more curb appeal or move them into a better neighborhood, but for the next couple of years he should keep them from turning into a pile of rubble, and at this tenuous point, can the Lakers really ask for anything more? He's not glamorous, but, in case you haven't noticed, the Lakers have recently been body-slammed by all things glamorous. ...

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