Jeanie Buss

Jeanie Buss says Luke Walton is the right man for the Lakers

Jeanie Buss says Luke Walton is the right man for the Lakers

Jeanie Buss won’t speculate on what will happen to the Lakers’ front office after this season. She won’t speculate, either, on what the team will do, or what will make a successful season for her.

She’d rather wait.

“I think that in my job, what my job is, is to make sure that I ensure the success of the franchise going forward,” said Buss, the Lakers’ president and governor. “As we define success, there’s no reason to speculate on what will happen this season. We have to see what happens and evaluate at the end of the season.”

Buss spoke Tuesday while promoting a passion project of hers — a documentary...

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