Asked if he believed he retained support of management, Walton replied: "I feel like I have a great relationship with management". "Throughout his tenure with the Lakers, Johnson has earned an internal reputation for an oftentimes volatile management style, including with his handling of Walton and the coaching staff".
That said, with James in town, the expectations to win are real.
"It actually never even gets to me really, so it's not a big deal for us".
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The Lakers will travel to Portland for a matchup against the Blazers on Saturday night, followed by a home game against Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors the following night. We've had a couple setbacks with some suspensions, but we've played some good teams and we've had a chance to win a lot of those games.
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"I think Luke's trying to figure out what works best", James told reporters.
Sources to The Athletic warned before the start of the regular season that Walton would. "We know this is going to happen". This is something that we do all the time.
"I don't like to assume that people know what I'm thinking. But again, the actual things being said, that's private front-office/coach stuff".