(LaMarcus) Aldridge met with a wide range of Lakers’ representatives, including (Lakers GM Mitch) Kupchak, Kobe Bryant, coach Byron Scott, president Jeanie Buss, executive Jim Buss and former Showtime Laker James Worthy. Other front office, business and publicity officials attended as well as representatives with Time Warner Cable SportsNet and AEG. Aldridge had felt the Lakers placed too much focus on branding over X’s and O’s.
“I don’t think the meeting was as bad as people heard it was, nor do I think it was as good as we hoped it would be,” Kupchak said. “I would say, ‘Live and learn.’”
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