Found February 26, 2013 on IMAGE CPR SPORTS:
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak told CBS Radio that the decision to fire head coach Mike Brown after just five games was due, in part, to team owner Jerry Buss’ failing health. “The one thing that was a big factor is our lack of patience,” Kupchak said. "When we made the changes we made in the offseason, we really did it with probably a two-year window to do our best and win a championship. And clearly we knew Dr. Buss was not in great health, and we were hoping for the next year or two we could put something on the court that would result in being in the hunt at the end of the year for a championship.”
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