This seems odd that he wouldn’t have told Jeanie Buss prior to stepping down. I understand that he ‘loves Jeanie like a sister’ but you usually try not to put those you love in this type of a position.
Lakers coaching staff fully expected to be fired in hours after the final game of the season. They had believed they were gone for months. Now? Magic quits in public, saying he's too scared to tell Jeanie Buss face-to-face. What an embarrassing episode for a historic franchise.