Jeanie Buss Rumors
Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss emphatically said Luke Walton will be “the Lakers coach, period.” When asked by ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth on “Buckets” if Walton will remain the coach through the regular season, free agency and the summer, Buss replied, “Absolutely. Luke Walton is the Lakers coach, period. There’s no worrying about it, there’s no speculation. He’s done a terrific job.
Mike Bresnahan: Rob Pelinka added that the Lakers front office fully agrees on the need to keep ascending the Larry O’Brien “trophy mountain.” “Until we get to the top of it, we won’t be satisfied,” he said.
Ryan Ward: Jeanie Buss on Elgin Baylor getting a statue outside of the @STAPLESCenter: “I am thrilled that 60 years after the Minneapolis Lakers drafted Elgin, we are able to celebrate & honor him with a statue.” #Lakers
Ryan Ward: Jeanie Buss: “Not only is Elgin a part of the #Lakers family, his contributions to the game of basketball earned him a place in the Hall of Fame. His list of accomplishments are unparalleled & I can’t wait to see his statue at Star Plaza alongside the other Lakers legends.”