I specifically said the culture for a reason. It’s well noted that Mark Jackson who is a pastor as well brought the core together through religion amongst other things. Many of the players have said as much. If the culture wasn’t the foundation of a dynasty then the Lakers would’ve won more with Shaq and Kobe or they would’ve stayed together at least… oh wait.
Kerr inherited a great situation and made it amazing. But real students of the game know both deserve credit.