The Lakers need the right person leading that charge. With Johnson out, Buss has a second chance to get it right, to hire a seasoned exec. Maybe David Griffin, who constructed the Cleveland Cavaliers' title team. Or Arturas Karnisovas, who has helped build a powerhouse in Denver. Or Gersson Rosas, the understudy to Daryl Morey in Houston.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
BR: Magic Johnson's Exit the Best Thing That Could've Happened to the Lakers
This is exactly the point I made on the podcast last night. Despite some of the spin I saw on the sports shows today, Magic exiting now is a positive thing for the Lakers for the future. This allows Jeanie Buss to and the organization to stabilize before free agency hits on July 1.