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Byron Scott: 'Perfect guy' for Lakers

Updated: May 24, 2014, 12:10 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Eighteen years after helping guide Kobe Bryant through his rookie season as a veteran teammate, Byron Scott believes he is the right person to coach the star guard in his final seasons before retirement.

Scott, along with Mike Dunleavy, is one of two confirmed candidates to have interviewed for the Los Angeles Lakers' head-coaching vacancy. Scott sat down with general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of player personnel Jim Buss on Tuesday, and was confident about how the meeting ...

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