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vs. Uta 
W 108-94
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vs. Uta 
W 111-106
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vs. Hou 
7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST6:30 UAE (+1)03:3022:30 ET8:30 PM CT0:30
@ Pho 
7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0022:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00
vs. LAC 
7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST6:30 UAE (+1)03:3022:30 ET8:30 PM CT0:30

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

"This organization is all about championships, period," Scott said Tuesday at his introductory news conference. "We don't look at Western Conference finals, Western Conference championships. We look at (NBA) championships. And we know we have some work ahead of us, but I'm excited. ... I love challenges anyway, so this is going to be fun."

Scott's fellow Lakers greats are already backing that notion. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes surprised Scott before he was formally named the 25th coach in franchise history, standing behind him in a towering show of support.

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Leaders
Points: Nick Young17.9
Rebounds: Pau Gasol9.7
Assists: Kendall Marshall8.8
FG%: Pau Gasol48.0%
Steals: Jodie Meeks1.4
Blocks: Pau Gasol1.5
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6.0
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9.0
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29.0
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30.0
Full Standings
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.0 (11)
Rebounds: 41.0 (25)
Assists: 24.5 (4)
FG%: 45.0% (14)
FT%: 75.7% (17)
3P%: 38.1% (3)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 109.2 (29)
Rebounds: 49.0 (30)
Assists: 25.8 (29)
FG%: 46.8% (25)
FT%: 72.7% (1)
3P%: 36.1% (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/25/2014 Jordan Clarkson Signed as Draft Pick
7/28/2014 Wesley Johnson Re-Signed
7/25/2014 Xavier Henry Signed as Free Agent
7/23/2014 Jordan Hill Re-Signed
7/23/2014 Ed Davis Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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