A small group of Lakers fans protested outside Staples Center on Friday, showing their displeasure over the direction of the team. Charlie Rivers, a Lakers fan from Phoenix, organized the protest on Reddit. He said the protest was aimed at letting Lakers management know fans aren’t happy.
The protest featured 20 to 30 Lakers fans chanting and holding signs. At one point, the protesters broke out a chant of “Fire Rambis!” in reference to Linda Rambis, an advisor to Lakers owner Jeanie Buss.
There appeared to be more media and onlookers than actual protesters. At one point, Clippers super fan Clipper Darrell showed up and trolled Lakers fans, shouting out “The Laker era is over!”
Here are some of the sights and scenes from Friday’s protest: