Lakers yanked the keys before Jim and Mitch crashed the car

EL SEGUNDO, CA - AUGUST 10:  Jim Buss and his sister Jeanie Buss of the Los Angeles Lakers attend a news conference where Dwight Howard was introduced as the newest member of the team at the Toyota Sports Center on August 10, 2012 in El Segundo, CaliforniLakers Insider Mark Medina joined Fred Roggin and Rodney Peete on Wednesday to discuss the fallout from the franchise's recent hirings and firings. One revelation Medina makes is that Jeanie Buss' distrust for the front office under Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak significantly impacted the timing of the moves.

"The distrust that Jeanie Buss had for the front office with Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak was so deep that she was fearful they may make another catastrophic move before the deadline," Medina said. "This was a way of yanking the keys before crashing the car."

Listen to the full interview below.

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