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ESPN: LAL will not replace Magic, Pelinka will report directly to ownership

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ESPN: LAL will not replace Magic, Pelinka will report directly to ownership 

Post#1 » by dockingsched » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:29 pm

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Post#2 » by Slava » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:33 pm

I'd probably kill for a Sam Presti hire. That would be absolutely amazing.
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Post#3 » by iamworthy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:38 pm

Wojo was on the radio this morning saying that the Lakers job is still the top job in the nba and that the Lakers have never opened up their jobs to the best basketball minds in the nba.... He said they need to. We will have a healthy LeBron James, cap space, and we have trade pieces. We are in a great position if you ask me.
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Post#4 » by myersia » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:44 pm

I don’t think Jeanie can be evaluated anymore than who she selects as Magic’s predecessor. This will dictate our future more than ever. I will start it. #TIJ (Trust In Jeanie)


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Post#5 » by myersia » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:45 pm

I expect rob to step down soon. I don’t think he wants this job


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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#6 » by milesfides » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:23 pm

Trust the process. We need to develop our young talent and acquire more assets in the draft. That’s our true timeline, not building around a 35 year old Lebron
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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#7 » by Mamba Mentality » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:37 pm

Honestly would consider promoting Ryan West if that meant we could get Jerry back in our good graces. Highly doubt that's going to happen though.
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Post#8 » by ShaqFu » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:29 pm

Signing Sam Presti or RC Burford would be like signing the NBA executive LeBron or KD. There is also no cap on how much you can pay an executive in the NBA. The Lakers have money. Don't cheap out like my Dodgers do.
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Post#9 » by dockingsched » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:37 pm

Welp, forget about any of those big names

The team is still assessing Johnson’s decision, but general manager Rob Pelinka will stay in his job, and, if anything, his power will grow, sources told Shelburne.


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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#10 » by Kilroy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:45 pm

Yep, he's all up in some Jeannie... Confirmed.
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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#11 » by Sushisensei26 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:16 pm

Pelinka has to go. He is part of the problem. We hit rock bottom yesterday. Clean house and get the best people here.

I posted in the other thread that I would...…..

Make Ryan West the GM.
Call Jerry West and apologize if you have to. Tell him his son is the new GM and we want him as president. If he doesn't want the title tell him he come as a consultant and oversee everything. That way he doesn't have to deal with media and agents and the such.
Tell Luke he is our coach next year but he has to improve.
Have a meeting with all the decision makers and discuss trading Lebron.

Enough of this. Losing is one thing but becoming a total joke is unacceptable.
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Post#12 » by iamworthy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:18 pm

Why do I feel like somehow someway this leads back to Kobe.
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Post#13 » by Sushisensei26 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:23 pm

I understand that Jeannie was new to being the shot caller and had to lean on people she knew and trusted (Magic and Kobe). But she has experience now...…….. this is now way to run an organization.

Do whatever you have to get the best and most capable and competent people. She has money and she has the Laker name behind her. How is this difficult?

The next decision Jeannie makes is probably the most important she has ever made. This could either turn us around or we fall deeper into this pit we have dug for ourselves.
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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#14 » by Slava » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:24 pm

Ramona out there suggesting pelinka and Kurt **** Rambis are going to have expanded roles now.
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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#15 » by h4rrison » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:25 pm

david griffin president
sam hinkie gm

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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#16 » by Kilroy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:28 pm

Slava wrote:Ramona out there suggesting pelinka and Kurt **** Rambis are going to have expanded roles now.


I'm not sure why that should surprise any of us, but at the same time... I need to punch something.
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Post#17 » by snaquille oatmeal » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:33 pm

I’ve been proactive, I’ve been tweeting Jeannie to hire JWest every hour on the hour since yesterday
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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#18 » by Kilroy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:34 pm

Maybe Woj hates the Lakers, because they're all idiots...
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Post#19 » by Sushisensei26 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:37 pm

Slava wrote:Ramona out there suggesting pelinka and Kurt **** Rambis are going to have expanded roles now.

I was holding back on mentioning Linda and her role is all this.

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Re: Search for the next president 

Post#20 » by iamworthy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:51 pm

You can't make this stuff up... It's hilarious

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