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Rob Pelinka is learning what it truly means to be a ‘general manager’

Editor’s Note: When a team underachieves to the extent the 2021-22 Lakers did, it is paramount that the organization’s decision-makers not only identify why things went wrong, but that they incorporate what they learned into future decisions. In this series of posts, Darius Soriano will examine some of the lessons from this Lakers’ season and why they mattered so much to their downfall. Next up, let’s take a look at Rob Pelinka’s leadership and decision-making in leading an organization with many perspectives to account for, and quite a few stakeholders to keep happy.