Well, that vote of confidence certainly didn't last long.
According to Sam Amick of Usa Today, the Lakers fired their head coach after the team lost four of their first five games.
Lakers coach Mike Brown has been fired, USA TODAY Sports has learned - usat.ly/VN9aQ4— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) November 9, 2012
Surprised? I know I am.
Though Los Angeles was off to the worst start in the Western Conference, you got the feeling that he would be given more time.
But he wasn't, because he couldn't turn a $100 million product into an immediate winning machine.
And now, Brown himself, along with the rest of the Lakers faithful, are left to ponder where exactly it is he went wrong.