Originally Posted by DKLaker
I hear what you are saying but in this case it is more than fair to read between the lines. Mitch is always very prepared before he goes into an interview. It is extremely unlikely that Jimmy was involved in the decision and Mitch forgot to mention it, and extremely likely that Dr. Buss said to get the deal done no matter what. I think he wants to pass Boston for most titles before he dies or becomes senile.
if i had to put money on it it would be on jerry buss. though i try not to assume things.