April 7, 2015: Byron Scott of the Los Angeles Lakers looks up at the clock during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Getty Images via Zimbio)
The Los Angeles Lakers and head coach Byron Scott parted ways, The Vertical reported Saturday.
USA Today confirmed the news.
The Lakers chose not to exercise the third-year option on Scott’s contract.
The Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history.