Does Jim Buss realize he’s been played like a version of The Good, Bad, and the Ugly by former Lakers?
The Logo (the Good) continues to perform his magic, albeit with other teams who make the Lakers look like D-League contenders.
Then there’s the Mamba (the Bad), who held the Lakers captive for so long he single-handedly alienated the entire league from even considering joining the team.
The Ugly is the result of the Logo’s current influence and the Mamba’s legacy: Overpaying middle-of-the-road players only to cobble together enough warm bodies to fill a roster.
Stand by, Lakers fans, it’s going to get uglier: Another miserable...