Lakers governor Jeanie Buss took to Twitter on Sunday night time to ship a cryptic message to… somebody.
Was it LeBron James, the workforce, or the followers? It’s unknown who this was truly meant for however we solely actually know one factor: she misses Kobe Bryant.
“I miss KB,” she wrote, in reference to the late Lakers nice, Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash in January of 2020.
“He would perceive and clarify every part that I’m not allowed to,” she continued. “Actually he was the best Laker ever. He understood workforce over self. That means your rewards would come in case you valued workforce targets over your individual then every part would fall into place. All can reply.”
Simply who she’s searching for a reply from, nevertheless, is up for debate. It may very well be meant for LeBron James who’s a free agent subsequent season. Maybe it’s a message for impending free agent and highest-paid participant, Russell Westbrook who nonetheless struggles to persistently hit a soar shot regardless of being within the league for 14 seasons. It may very well be a message to the followers who wish to compete for a title this season greater than anybody.
On “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd, Fox Sports activities’ Ric Bucher dove into the tweet to see the true which means.
They agreed that Buss is signaling to Kyrie Irving, who’s coaching in Los Angeles lately, in keeping with Bucher.
“These across the Lakers that I do know consider that is setting the desk for Kyrie Irving on the Lakers,” Bucher stated. “You’re the chief of this franchise, don’t give anybody the impression that there’s something you may’t resolve and need Kobe was right here to resolve.”
If that is actually her means of speculating an Irving transfer is imminent, the Lakers instantly turn into one of the chaotic and attention-grabbing groups in NBA historical past.
The Buss household and your entire LA entrance workplace may have loads of work to do to get able to win a title this season after lacking the playoffs final yr.