Jordan was brought in by
“When I was hired there, there was no
The Lakers acquired Howard during the off-season, but he missed half of training camp as he while recovering from back surgery. Nash suffered a
"The 0-8 preseason, we weren’t concerned about winning, we wanted to get guys in tune," continued Jordan. "Then Nash got hurt, then Dwight got hurt, Mike Brown got fired and it was an outcry and frankly -- I think a lot of people in basketball would know -- Mike Brown and his personality and his style, is great for solid
After a slow start, the Lakers finished the season with a 28-12 run but hit the postseason with injuries to Bryant, Nash,
“I thought, maybe I could be a really solid assistant. It’s almost a perfect place,” said Jordan to the Washington Post. “We could win championships and I could sit there, and be like
How does Jordan sum up the Lakers' year?
"It was a season of injuries, non-chemistry, getting to know each other as the season went along," said Jordan. "Clashes of personalities and approaches and then it was more injuries. The injury factor and chemistry kept it dysfunctional to where you couldn't have great success."