Johnson called to check in on Buss after her breakup with New York Knicks president and ex-Lakers coach Phil Jackson, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli.
The two ate dinner together, and Buss later invited Johnson to attend a Lakers game as her guest.
The 2016-17 New York Knicks, ladies and gentlemen—what can you even say at this point?
From Charles Oakley being thrown out of the Knicks game and arrested for violent behavior Wednesday, to the incessant Carmelo Anthony trade rumors, to Phil Jackson infuriating the world by referring to Le Bron James’ business team as his “posse”…this season has been .
According to TMZ Sports, Buss—who is also Jackson's fiancee—shot down the notion that the 11-time NBA champion head coach could return to the franchise in any capacity: The Knicks have struggled mightily since he took on a front office role in 2014, and they are coming off a 32-50 season.There’s going to be somebody new running them next year, and it’s not going to be Phil Jackson.”Jackson is a legend, so this season has been hard to watch.He still has some time under contract with the Knicks—two years and million, to be exact.However, there is a provision in Jackson's contract that allows either side to opt out, and at this point it wouldn't be a shock if Jackson left in the offseason..earlier. If history is any indication, there will probably be a new twist in this roller coaster of a Knicks season in a matter of days.Would he want to stay in the game after this wild year?