Lakers' Letter of the Day: A

Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team?

Updated: October 1, 2012, 10:28 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- If this Lakers thing is going to work, they'd better hope the wisdom of Steve Jobs applies to basketball as well as it did to business.

I'm reading Walter Isaacson's well-done biography of Jobs, and was struck by the profoundness in one simple quote. After Jobs returned to Apple for his second tour as CEO, he drew a lesson from his past and tried to surround himself with as much talent as he could, regardless of the egos. (Yes, tech geeks have egos too.)

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