Home
Lakers News: Jeanie Buss Says Lakers ‘Don’t Need Anybody Else’ Reviewed by Momizat on . In the aftermath of Phil Jackson signing with the New York Knicks, the Lakers brass has had to answer for the team not bringing the 11-time NBA champion back in In the aftermath of Phil Jackson signing with the New York Knicks, the Lakers brass has had to answer for the team not bringing the 11-time NBA champion back in Rating: 0
You Are Here: Home » News » Lakers News: Jeanie Buss Says Lakers ‘Don’t Need Anybody Else’

Lakers News: Jeanie Buss Says Lakers ‘Don’t Need Anybody Else’


In the aftermath of Phil Jackson signing with the New York Knicks, the Lakers brass has had to answer for the team not bringing the 11-time NBA champion back in some capacity.

The one person that has taken on the task of addressing the fans’ concerns has been the one person closest to Jackson, Jeanie Buss.

Celebrate March Madness With 25% Off The Entire Store! Use Code: FutureLaker

Buss has done the rounds on TWC SportsNet and now on 710 ESPN radio to talk about Jackson leaving for the Knicks and the current direction of the Lakers organization. Jeanie spoke with John Ireland and Steve Mason of ESPN radio on Thursday and let it be known that Jackson simply wasn’t needed via Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters:

With GM Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss running the basketball operations, Jackson wasn’t needed unless one of the two would’ve stepped down. Obviously, that wasn’t going to happen and nor should it.

Unfortunately for Buss, Jackson desired to get back to work and the Knicks were offering $60 million over the next five years. An enormous offer to take over a franchise in which he won two titles while playing in New York. An offer that was literally too good to pass up on.

With the Lakers unable to facilitate Jackson’s need to get back to work, the Hall of Famer making the move to sign with the Knicks makes a lot of sense. It’s unfortunate for the Lakers, but now it’s time to move on and focus on the future of the franchise rather than being unable to bring back Jackson.
__________________________________________________________________________________
Pau Gasol On Kobe Bryant’s Comment’s Toward Management


About The Author

Lead Writer

Ryan is the Lead Writer at Lakers Nation - Lakers Beat Writer for Examiner / AXS - Born In UK - Proud England / Liverpool / Raiders Supporter - Follow Ryan on Twitter: @Lakers_Examiner

Number of Entries : 1752
There are 86 comments

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | © 2014 Medium Large, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Medium Large, LLC - All data and information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. The views and opinions expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not reflect the views or opinions of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Los Angeles Lakers, it's employees, or its’ affiliates. LakersNation.com is an independent fan site and not associated with or represent National Basketball Association or the Los Angeles Lakers. Furthermore, LakersNation.com makes no representations as to accuracy, suitability, or validity of any information on this website and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Scroll to top