EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (CBSLA.com/AP) — Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott’s assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season Tuesday.
Pressey was on Scott’s staffs in Cleveland and New Orleans. He played 11 NBA seasons with three clubs, becoming a three-time NBA Defensive First-Team member.
Eyen returns to the Lakers after three seasons as an assistant coach under Pat Riley and Mike Dunleavy from 1989-92. He was on the Sacramento Kings’ staff for four seasons until 2013.
Madsen is a former Lakers forward, winning championship rings as a backup in 2001 and 2002. He was a player development coach for the Lakers last season under Mike D’Antoni.
Scott also hired his eldest son, Thomas, as a player development coach.
Clay Moser was hired as the Lakers’ new head advance NBA scout.
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