Hornets Buzz: Byron Scott Fired

Posted: 12th November 2009 by Joe Gerrity in NBA
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According to multiple sources, The Hornets have letácoach Byron Scott go after starting the season a disappointing 3-6, with all the losses in blowout fashion. Talk of Scott being released began at the end of last season when the injured Hornets completely collapsed, losing five of six to end the season including a 58 point stomping in their own house. With the start this year, the Hornets have lost fourteen of their last nineteen games. Combine that with Scott's reputation for being tough on young players and an unhappy superstar, and the result is a coach that doesn't fit in New Orleans. As I wrote recently, Scott deserved to be fired .áThe choice to hire GM Jeff Bower as aáreplacement however, is a bit of a head scratcher. It appears that Bower (with no NBA head coaching experience) ...

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