Not a big deal, but Sammie was on the Steve Sczczczczcaben (however you spell that guy's name) show this morning on Fox radio, and when talking about Phil Jackson coming back, said Jackson has a great relationship with ownership and management in LA. Paraphrasing, he said the Lakers are one of the league's best run team. The ownership is top notch, he said, fair and willing to pay at all levels, and, along with management, is willing to give him a voice in making player decisions and running the team.
The kicker... Smith goes on "pretty much the opposite of the situation he had in Chicago". :D
Part of that, I'm sure, was a swipe at Krause, but Smith went to pretty great length talking about the (high) quality of Jerry Buss's ownership.