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Cleveland Cavaliers' Best Coach of the Century: Byron Scott

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Feb 28, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott claps his hands in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-US PRESSWIRE
Feb 28, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott claps his hands in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

With 53% of the fan voting, Byron Scott officially is Fear the Sword's best coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers since 2000.

The current Cavaliers boss has a 40-108 record in two season but has the team turned around after drafting futures stars Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters in the past two NBA Drafts. He has yet to make the playoffs in Cleveland.

In a little over 11 season as an NBA Head Coach, Scott has a 392-463 records with the New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets and Cavaliers. He has reached the playoffs four times, twice each with the Nets and Hornets. He was defeated in the 2002 and 2003 NBA Finals with the Nets by the Lakers and Spurs respectively.

In a fourteen years playing career primarily with the Los Angeles Lakers, Scott appeared in over 1,000 NBA games and scored over 15,000 points. For his career he averaged 14.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest.

He won three championships as a player with the 1985, 1987 and 1988 Lakers.