Found February 20, 2013 on Athlon Sports:
PLAYERS: Jerry Buss
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers

Dr. Jerry Buss (Jan. 27, 1933 - Feb. 18, 2013) was the greatest owner in NBA history. In fact, the chemist and card player was arguably the best...

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