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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Articles tagged: Jerry Buss

Jeanie Buss: Jerry could have convinced Dwight Howard to stay

Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president Jeanie Buss thinks the recruitment process of Dwight Howard would have gone differently, and likely better for the team, had her late father still been around. Dr. Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979 and the team won 10 championships under his leadership. The legendary owner died of kidney…Read More

Lakers take team picture, leave chair open for Jerry Buss

The Los Angeles Lakers took their team picture on Wednesday, and they did something very cool to honor their late owner. A chair between Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol in the bottom row was left open, and the Los Angeles Times’ Eric Pincus says that was done to honor Dr. Jerry Buss. Buss died Feb….Read More

Lakers honor Jerry Buss with tribute video

The Los Angeles Lakers honored former team owner Jerry Buss Wednesday before the team’s first game since Buss died. Buss, who was 80 years old when he died on Monday, bought the Lakers in 1979. The team won 10 NBA championships during his 34 years of ownership. Buss was honored with a tribute video, speech…Read More

Jerry Buss reportedly in hospital, dying of cancer

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized with cancer and is near death, Radar Online reports. Radar Online says Buss, 79, is at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with friends and family at his bedside. They say Lakers players have been stopping by and calling to give him their best wishes. The…Read More

Shaq Backs Kobe, Slams Jerry Buss

Maybe some credence needs to be lent to the whining baby that is Kobe Bryant. Screamin’ A. Smith (you know what the A stands for, right?) got Shaq to comment on all the rumors of Kobe Bryant’s potential trade demands, and Kobe’s statement that the Lakers were making him the scapegoat. Kobe specifically said that…Read More

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