The casual observers and a lot of Laker fans give a lot of credit to Jerry for this. The new regime wants to start a new. A new perspective. If I take over Microsoft tomorrow I don't want to consult with Bill Gates. I want to carry out MY vision. Sometimes there is no room for another voice. Magic and Rob have a vision and their staff and Jerry West simply doesn't fit. He's almost 80 as well. If he's not doing day to day things most of it is just a beauty contest.
Bob Myers is building/has built himself a fine legacy I'd counter