Lakers owner Jeanie Buss: ‘When you spend that kind of money on the luxury tax, you expect to go deep into the playoffs


General manager Rob Pelinka technically runs the Lakers’ front office. LeBron James/Anthony Davis/Klutch Sports have asserted power. Rambis, Linda Rambis, Phil Jackson and Magic Johnson – to the chagrin of many in Los Angeles – hold influence. But Lakers owner Jeanie Buss wants to remind you the buck stops with her.