Byron Scott Divorces College Sweetheart After 27 Years Of Marriage

March 19, 2014  |  

Speaking of divorce, it looks like retired NBA star Byron Scott wants out of his 27-year marriage to college sweetheart, Anita Scott.

According to TMZ, the former Lakers played filed his divorce petition on Mar. 13. Bryon’s reason for wanting to end the marriage is still unclear. The now-estranged couple met at a Los Angeles nightclub during Byron’s days as an Arizona State student.

“As soon as we started dating, [Byron] was the knight in shining armor,” Anita once told Cleveland.com, adding that he frequently sent flowers and wrote poetry for her. “He was the perfect sweetheart. It was a whirlwind.”

They later married in 1986. The former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach shares three adult children with Anita. It’s unfortunate that their once-fairytale romance is coming to an end. But just maybe their season together has come and gone. Representatives for the couple have yet to publicly comment on the split.

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