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Hard to justify Nets' decision

Byron Scott led the Nets to back-to-back Finals, but it's not like anyone ever gave him the credit he deserved.

Updated: January 27, 2004, 3:41 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

As a championship-winning shooting guard, Byron Scott was selected by fans and coaches to play in precisely zero All-Star games.

As a conference-winning coach in New Jersey?

He made it to one All-Star Game, and yet somehow was even more unappreciated.

Scott completed one of the most curious bench tenures in NBA history on Monday, when months of speculation led to the only thing in life as inevitable as death and taxes finally became official. The New Jersey Nets became the 16th ...

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