Byron Scott grew up in Inglewood, California, which is where the Lakers used to play when their home court was the old Forum. He took advantage of that location as well as a lax security guard to sneak into games on occasion as a youth.

Scott, who was hired as Lakers coach this summer, says his most memorable experience of sneaking into a game was seeing his favorite player at the time, Bob McAdoo of the Buffalo Braves.

In 1985, the Lakers won the NBA championship with Scott, who was in his second season, as their shooting guard, and one of the team's key players off the bench was ... Bob McAdoo.