Perhaps Magic Johnson said it best when addressing reporters at halftime of last Wednesday’s Lakers – Clippers game when he explained that Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has always been about winning.
So, it wasn’t surprising to see Dr. Buss in very good spirits Sunday afternoon before the Lakers game against Houston, as it’s apparent to all that the Dr.’s team has a very good chance to win games both in the regular season and in the playoffs.
“I’m having a great time,” Dr. Buss said to six beat reporters in a meeting room on the STAPLES Center suite level. “I’m very excited.”
Simple quotes, those, amongst a very interesting and informative 25-minute conversation. But telling. I’ll have more from the Buss interview throughout the week, but here are a few summary bullet points in the meantime: