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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 Los Angeles Times adds that Buss has been in the hospital’s intensive care unit.
Buss has not attended a Lakers game the entire season because of his declining health. The Orange County Register says Buss was hospitalized most of the past year.
Buss purchased the Lakers in 1979 and the team has won 10 championships since then. He has ceded control of the franchise to his children. His son, Jim, has been active in building the roster and team while his daughter, Jeanie, has been running the business side. Jim and Jeanie reportedly went through a period of not speaking after the team passed over Phil Jackson, her fiancee, in favor of Mike D’Antoni as head coach.
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Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer, with some outlets suggesting that he does not have long to live.
Lakers owner, Jerry Buss, considered to be one of the best owners in professional sports, has been hospitalized with cancer and is nearing death, according to Radaronline.com.
via Radar Online:
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is dying of cancer and is currently surrounded by family and friends at his hospital bedside, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss has an undisclosed form of cancer and is in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to several people familiar with the situation."He's doing fine," Buss' son Jim told The Times in a brief interview Thursday. "We just aren't going to make any comments on it. We've been dealing with this."Buss, 80...
The Los Angeles Lakers have thrived under Jerry Buss' ownership. He may not have always seen eye-to-eye with his players, his coaches, or his front office, but Buss has always known how to put together a winner. Now, the 79-year old will be fighting for more than another championship. He was hospitalized yesterday due to cancer.According to Kevin Ding of the Orange County...
As reported by RadarOnline.com earlier today, the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry Buss, is currently in the hospital and is entering what looks to be like the final stages of his life due to a ongoing battle with cancer.
Jerry is being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is surrounded by family and loved ones.
He was recently inducted into the...
Tweet In what has been an already tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers, details are now being revealed that longtime Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has been diagnosed with cancer, per the Orange County Register and RadarOnline.com: Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is dying of cancer and is currently surrounded by family and friends at his hospital [...]
Lakers owner Jerry Buss has an undisclosed form of cancer and is in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to several people familiar with the situation. “He’s doing fine,” Buss’ son [...]
Early Thursday evening, multiple reports were released indicating Lakers owner Jerry Buss, 79, had been hospitalized in Los Angeles.
Buss checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center some time on Thursday and is in the intensive care unit, as first reported by the Los Angeles Times. While the Times still refers to Buss as having an “undisclosed illness,” multiple other outlets have...
Lakers owner and legend Jerry Buss is said to be in grave condition and dying of cancer. Buss is currently surrounded by friends and family at Cedars-Sinai hospital. Several current and former Lakers players have visited Buss, including Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Dr. Buss has been hospitalized since last year.
In 1979, Buss bought...
There have been rumors floating that Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss’ condition has only been on the decline recently. Now it appears, it has gotten worse.
Per Radaroline.com, Buss is dying of cancer. And the outlook is bleak.
The businessman and billionaire is at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and a source close to the situation tells RadarOnline.com that Lakers...
Jerry Buss, majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, has been hospitalized with an undisclosed form of cancer. Buss, 79, is currently in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to sources.
LA #Lakers owner Jerry Buss in hospital with cancer, reports the OC Register: insidehoops.com/blog/?p=12417
— InsideHoops.com (@InsideHoops) February 14, 2013
Jerry Buss has owned the Lakers since 1979.