L.A. Lakers: 5 Ways Lakers’ Ownership Alienates Players and Coaches

The Los Angeles Lakers franchise is undoubtedly one of the most storied and successful organizations in NBA history.

The franchise has had the privilege of calling themselves world champions 16 times in its history.

In addition, numerous current and future Hall of Fame players such as Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant have all worn the honorable Purple and Gold Lakers jersey.

Although it seems that the Lakers organization has been nothing short of glorious, the franchise definitely has a dark side.

Throughout Lakers history, there have been ways in which the organization has treated both its players and coaches disrespectfully.

The recent hiring of Mike Brown displays just one way the Los Angeles Lakers alienate their players and coaches, and there are many more.

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