To figure out where Jeanie Buss stands, it is important to first understand where she sits.
The Lakers boss doesn’t watch her team’s games from a shadowed Staples Center suite. She doesn’t watch them from a heavily guarded courtside seat.
Buss basically sits in the stands, in the first row of the first section behind courtside, on the corner of an aisle where she is easily visible and generally accessible. She doesn’t sit with celebrities, she sits with friends. She doesn’t see the game as the ruler of the great Lakers empire, she watches it as a fan.
Her first love is those fans. Her priorities are those fans. Her Twitter feed is even filled with silly notes and...