Couple of days ago I read where Jackson didn't want to be just an 'employee' of the Lakers --- one of the bargaining chips Jackson wanted was some of the organizational reins that would normally go to GM Mitch Kupchak. Evidently, executive VP Jim Buss didn't want to cash that chip.
"I'm always amazed to hear of victims so badly mutilated that they have to be identified by their dental records. What I can't understand is, if they don't know who you are, how do they know who your dentist is?" - Paul Merton