Ronnie Lester's 24-year run ending

The Lakers' assistant GM is one of more than 20 personnel let go by the team

Updated: July 2, 2011, 3:00 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- He was on his way to a storage unit when I called. That's the only destination in front of him that's certain at the moment.

The storage unit, then Chicago at the end of the summer. Maybe.

This hasn't been a good year so far. Already he's lost his job, gotten divorced and sold his house. The team he helped assemble underachieved and got swept out of the second round of the playoffs.

And yet Los Angeles Lakers assistant general manager Ronnie Lester ...

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