As is apparent from a feature of the athletic, the former coach of the Lakers should be in contact with team ownership Jeanie Buss and advise them with regard to the future of the franchise. Officially, the “Zen Master” has no function within the Lakers, but should continue to trust the Council of the 76-year-old.
Jackson, who won five titles between 2000 and 2010 with the Lakers, had long been engaged in bus and spends the winter months in Los Angeles, the rest of the year lives Jackson in a house in Montana. The Hall of Famer maintains good contact with Kurt Rambis and his wife Linda, who are considered a trusted of Buss.
Already in 2019, Jackson was probably involved with the Lakers, then he should have been it, who made himself strong for Frank Bird as a new Head Coach. Now, above all, the Personalism Russell Westbrook for Jackson should be interesting as he sees the Point Guard is not known.
Nevertheless, the influence of Jackson has brisance, as the relationship with Lebron James was never very good. In 2016, Jackson described the companions of James as “Posse”, whereupon James suspected hidden racism behind these comments suspected. Lebron later criticized Jackson for his dealings with Carmelo Anthony, which, as then President of the New York Knicks, thunder took the OKC Thunder.
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Whether Jackson can really influence decisions in the offseason, is completely unclear. Nevertheless, it was surprising that the Lakers presented their former coach in the game against the Golden State Warriors publicly presented.