ESPN reported Saturday that the Lakers and Scott agreed on a four-year, $17 million deal. The Lakers hold a team option on the final year of the deal.
"It feels fantastic," Scott told KCBS-TV on Saturday night. "This is a dream come true. I always wanted to coach the Lakers, especially when I got to coaching. It's so unreal. I have to thank (general manager) Mitch (Kupchak), Jeanie and Jim Buss to give me this opportunity."
However, the Lakers said nothing is set.
"There is no done deal," a source told the Los Angeles Times.
Lakers owner Jim Buss reportedly made Scott a verbal offer on Thursday and Scott and his representatives were reviewing it.
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James wore that number in high school and during his first stint with the Cavaliers. He changed to No. 6 during his four-year stint with the Miami Heat, where he won two NBA titles.
James announced on Instagram that he is switching back to his original number.
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Millsap's addition means 19 players will be competing for a spot on the final roster of 12 that will play in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain beginning Aug. 30.
(Editing by Gene Cherry)